Archive for September, 2017

“Does it Hurt to Chew?”

Smile Gallery: 7 Veneers & 1 Crown

This patient was unhappy with the wear on his teeth because he felt that it “aged” him.  After a round of bleaching, this patient received eight beautiful porcelain restorations!

“Spiced Pumpkin” & “Campfire S’mores”

Early Detection and Oral Cancer

Approximately 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral and pharyngeal cancer, and during the same time period 10,000 Americans will die of oral cancer.  Of those diagnosed with oral cancer, only about half will survive more than five years.  Tobacco, alcohol use, and HPV infection are major risk factors for oral cancer, but many cases arise […]

Tips to Prevent Tooth and Mouth Injuries

Now that sports are back in season, click here to check out how to prevent tooth and mouth injuries!

Dr. Gordon’s Picks: Bungee Dental Floss

A routine trip to the drug store to stock up on supplies can turn into an overwhelming experience if you do not have a specific product in mind.  The dental aisle is rife with glitter and neon packaging, and the products promise to address problems that  you did not even know could actually be an […]

“Gallons of Saliva”

“Dental Calculus 101”

It’s back to school season!  Calculus is a hard type of tartar that is very difficult to remove at home, which is why it is important to see a dental hygienist at least twice a year.  Start the school year off fresh and schedule a cleaning!