Oral & Vision Health Blog

Dental Forensics: Dentistry’s “Hardcore” Job

You’ve probably watched “CSI” or “NCIS” or any of the other crime shows that are so popular on TV. When trying to solve a case, they’ll often call in a forensics expert to analyze ...
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A Caregiver’s Guide to Dental Care for the Elderly

Caring for the elderly is tough work—that’s an understatement. One important factor in their care that may fall by the wayside sometimes is dental care. However, poor dental ...
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Tips for Oral Health during Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy can be a lifeline. But that lifeline can also be accompanied by a host of unpleasant and uncomfortable symptoms—some of which may create their own health issues.
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The Smart Sugar Substitute with the Challenging Name: Xylitol

Did you know there’s a sugar substitute that looks and tastes like the real thing? It’s a smart sugar substitute with a challenging name: Xylitol.
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Stop Your Nail Biting Habit with These 5 Tips!

Are you a nail biter? Aside from ragged, bitten nails looking unattractive, nail biting can also affect your health. When you bite your nails, you transfer bacteria from your ...
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Ugh I Chipped a Tooth—What Should I Do?

You just ate dinner at your favorite restaurant and you grab one of those hard candy mints they always have by the door on your way out. All you wanted was to freshen your breath, ...
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Millennials: Discount Dental Plans Just May do the Job

You don’t have dental insurance. So, you’ve been putting off going to the dentist because you fear the cost. What happens if you need a lot of work? Who wants to fork out the ...
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Is it Time to Break Up with Your Dentist?

Few people go to the dentist for fun, but there's no reason a dental visit has to be the nightmare-ish experience many people dread. If you've found that either physical or ...
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Oral Health is Important for Your 4-Legged Friend Too!

Veterinarians have known for years that dental care of pets is important to overall health but pet owners don't seem to have received the message. It is estimated that two-thirds ...
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Retiring to Florida? Know your Dental Plan Options

As a retiree, you have decided to make a big change by relocating to sunny Florida. Relocating at any point in life is stressful. There are so many details, lists and tasks to ...
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