Oral & Vision Health Blog

Know the Signs of Glaucoma

Ignoring the signs of glaucoma is easy. After all, we tend to think it won’t ever happen to us. But if it does, it sneaks up so gradually that many of us don't realize that we ...
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What Was The Deal With Wooden Teeth? A Quick History of Dentures.

Most people have heard some iteration of the story about George Washington’s wooden teeth. But if you didn’t know – that myth has long been busted. Our first president, along with ...
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Why Do My Teeth Hurt During Cold Weather?

Do your teeth hurt during cold winter days? Whether you live in a climate with cold winters or are just experiencing the 50’s for the first time this year, tooth pain from the ...
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How Does Chewing Tobacco Harm the Mouth?

Think you’re doing your body a favor by putting down the cigarettes and chewing your tobacco instead? Guess again. Chewing tobacco can be just as dangerous to your health as ...
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Top 3 Medications to Treat Mouth Ulcers (Sores)

Did you know that up to 1 in 5 people in the world get recurrent mouth ulcers (sores)? Usually appearing in the form of a blister or erupted skin, mouth ulcers, also known as ...
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So Many Toothpaste Choices—What are the Differences?

With so many toothpaste choices, what are the differences between each one? Let’s explore the elements of each type.
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Holiday No-Nos: Keep your Teeth Healthy this Season

You want to spend the holidays with your family—not at the dentist, right?  You can take steps to ensure you remain at home during the holidays and not in the dentist’s chair! ...
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Five Healthier Holiday Foods for Your Teeth and Vision

The holiday season is officially here! While it may look a little different this year, the same issues can still arise. We’re used to this time of year taking a toll on our ...
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Orthodontics and Braces: Everything You Need to Know

So, you’re thinking about braces. Whether you are a parent looking for your child or an adult/young adult looking to straighten your smile, there is a lot to consider before you ...
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Grinchy Goodies: Holiday Foods that Harm Your Teeth

The holidays are a time for joy, giving, and eating lots of delicious food as we celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, there are many festive treats that can harm our ...
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