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Dentophobia?

  First Thing–You are Not Alone. An estimated 20% of Americans experience enough anxiety that they will go the dentist only when absolutely necessary. Further, Americans are not alone when it comes to this issue. The percentage of patients who experience dental anxiety is nearly identical in places like Australia. Peter Milgrom, DDS, Director of […]

Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Did You Know?  All Impacted Wisdom Teeth are Not Created the Same   Summer is a common time when many college students return home, and many of them take the opportunity when away from school to have their wisdome teeth removed. We thought therefore it would be a good time to have a little review […]

New Year Resolution? Dentistry Fears

  An estimated 20% of Americans experience enough anxiety that they will go the dentist only when absolutely necessary. Peter Milgrom, DDS, Director of the Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington and author of Treating Fearful Dental Patients shares tips to help you overcome your fear of the oral surgery and dental […]

5 Tips On How To Be A Good Patient

  We All Deserve to Have Good Doctors, but Doctors Deserve to Have Good Patients! Are YOU A Good Patient? Any time we visit a healthcare professional, we are most often concerned about staying healthy or getting better from the condition that plagues us at the time. As part of that process, many of us […]

Dentophobia?

  An estimated 20% of Americans experience enough anxiety that they will go the dentist only when absolutely necessary. Peter Milgrom, DDS, Director of the Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington and author of Treating Fearful Dental Patients shares tips to help you overcome your fear of the oral surgery and dental […]

5 Tips On How To Be A Good Patient

  We All Deserve to Have Good Doctors, but Doctors Deserve to Have Good Patients! Are YOU A Good Patient? Any time we visit a healthcare professional, we are most often concerned about staying healthy or getting better from the condition that plagues us at the time. As part of that process, many of us […]

The Four Most Common Types of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Did You Know?  All Impacted Wisdom Teeth are Not Created the Same   When a wisdom tooth erupts through the gums and into the open it is known as eruption. However, when a tooth doesn’t fully grow in, it is “impacted” – usually unable to break through the gums because there isn’t enough room. Many people […]

The Four Most Common Types of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Did You Know?  All Impacted Wisdom Teeth are Not Created the Same   When a wisdom tooth erupts through the gums and into the open it is known as eruption. However, when a tooth doesn’t fully grow in, it is “impacted” – usually unable to break through the gums because there isn’t enough room. Many people […]

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month ~ Spread the Word

Did you know that there are about 50,000 people diagnosed oral cancer each month in the US?   Celebrities Sammy Davis Jr, Rod Stewart, Roger Ebert, Burl Ives, Eddie Van Halen, and George Harrison have all suffered from oral cancer. Former Presidents Grover Cleveland and Ulysses S. Grant also had oral cancer, as have former NFL […]