While we don’t often hear about it, did you know that oral cancer is responsible for one death every hour in America? What’s worse is that these statistics have not improved over the years! Why? Because oral cancer is typically not diagnosed until its later stages, leaving a worse prognosis for its victims. It is also 20 times more likely that you will develop oral cancer again if you survive it the first time. Your dentist in Canton explains what you should look for and how to protect yourself from this deadly disease.
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September 11, 2018
August 2, 2018
Drooling is common for infants because they have not yet developed the reflexes necessary to swallow saliva accumulations in their mouths. As they age, the issue will subside; however, for some adults, the problem can persist. If you suffer from excessive drooling, it can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. You do not have to live with it. To treat it, your dentist in Canton will find the underlying cause of the problem to give you the relief you need.
July 24, 2018
Drooling is probably not the most common or popular topic of conversation around the water cooler. But if you drool, then you may want to have a talk with a family dentist in Canton. First of all, diagnosing the underlying cause of your drooling could be important to your general and oral health. Secondly, there may be a treatment that can help control drooling and make you more comfortable.
June 15, 2018
You unconsciously roll over in bed one night, and all of a sudden, you’re completely awake, and one side of your face is entirely covered in…your own drool. This isn’t the first time this has happened, as you usually wake up in the morning with a fresh puddle next to your head. You want it to stop, but what can you actually do about it? How do you break a habit that only occurs when you sleep? Your Canton dentist is here to help! Here are the top 5 ways you can stop your nighttime drooling. (more…)
May 15, 2018
You wake up, and like most mornings, there is a fresh puddle of drool on your pillow waiting for you. While this is adorable when babies do it, last time you checked, it’s been a little while since you were an infant! What is causing you to drool so much in your sleep? Is it something you should be concerned about? To help you rest a little easier (and hopefully a little drier), your Canton dentist is going to share the top 7 reasons people drool in their sleep. (more…)
April 27, 2018
This April, we are celebrating the arrival of spring here in Canton — as short as we know it will probably be before summer starts heating up. But there’s one more thing we’re celebrating this time of year. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month! That means it’s time to talk about this disease, and how getting routine oral cancer screenings could save your life.
March 13, 2018
At every stage of life, your smile is confronted with unique oral health issues, and you need to know the risks that accompany every age and know how to address them head on. Women in menopause already have a wide range of health concerns to worry about, and now, they will, unfortunately, need to add potential oral health issues to the mix. A study in the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine reports that hormonal changes that occur during menopause may adversely impact oral health. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the ways hormonal changes impact your oral health and how your dentist can help you keep your smile whole and healthy.
February 8, 2018
A common misconception people have about teeth whitening is that once you get it done, you don’t have to take any extra steps to keep your teeth white. Unfortunately that isn’t the case, according to your cosmetic dentist in Canton. Eating certain foods and failing to get the occasional touchup can cause your investment start fading in as little as one month.
Luckily, there are ways to keep your teeth white for longer, extending the time between touchups. To find out how, keep reading this post from your dentist; it just may save you money in the future.
January 15, 2018
If you’re missing one or more teeth, your dentist may suggest a couple of different solutions, including dental implants in Canton. Although traditional options have been a trusted way to offer patients new teeth, they have their downfalls.
Dental implants offer practically unlimited benefits for the right candidates. Understanding these benefits can help you make an educated decision and get back your bright smile full of healthy teeth. But first, you’re probably wondering whether you’re a good candidate for dental implants or not. Learn more about the perfect implant patient in this week’s blog post.
December 11, 2017
You are determined to make a change in your life. For so many years you’ve felt trapped behind your embarrassing smile, afraid to let your true contagious personality shine. But that ends now. You see straight teeth in your future, but you want to make sure that you make the right decision. Should you choose traditional or Invisalign of Canton to get the job done? Your dentist weighs in on the matter to help you take the best route.