Dental Blog

A Closer Look at Sugary Snacks

Most of us know that sugar is bad for teeth. So it should come as no surprise that our dental office in Hyde Park encourages our patients to limit their sugar intake in order to keep teeth healthy and decay-free. But sometimes it’s not so easy know just how much sugar is in the foods … Continued

Oral Health for Seniors

Oral healthcare needs vary from person to person and even between age groups. That’s one reason our dental office in Hyde Park believes that individualized dental care is the best approach to keeping our neighbors healthy. And while several common dental concerns remain consistent through every stage of life, there are some unique ailments that … Continued

Are Headaches and Dentistry Related?

All of us have experienced at least one headache throughout our lives. And while headaches are certainly uncomfortable, there are millions of Americans who suffer with regular headaches or more severe migraines regularly. During this National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, our dental office in Hyde Park wants to help do our part by educating … Continued

What All Women Need to Know About Dental Health

We all know that men and women are built differently, and that affects what health problems each gender is more susceptible to. At our dental office in Hyde Park, we also know that even though women are more open to visiting us regularly, they’re actually at more risk for dental problems throughout their lives than … Continued

April is National Facial Protection Month

As the weather gets warmer we all tend to spend more time outside. And perhaps our kids are participating in some fun spring sports. While we’re happy that they’re out the house doing something active, it’s not all fun and games when smiles and faces are at risk for injuries. That’s one reason our Hyde … Continued

5 Important Facts About Oral Cancer

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and all month long is dedicated to educating the public on the seriousness of the disease. At our dental office in Hyde Park, we’d like to help our community by discussing some current oral cancer statistics, sharing the most common symptoms, and talking about some factors that can put … Continued

Calcium Builds Strong Bones… And Teeth!

We all know that calcium is an important ingredient when it comes to building and keeping strong bones. But your skeleton isn’t the only thing that relies on calcium. The truth is, each one of our teeth is made up of 70% calcium! That makes this mineral essential for a lifetime of good oral health. … Continued

Good for the Body, Good for the Mouth

What we put into our bodies can certainly affect how we feel and how healthy we are. But eating the right foods to fuel your body goes beyond enhancing overall health. During this National Nutrition Month, your Hyde Park dentist wants to let all of our patients know how proper nutrition can also benefit your … Continued

National Pet Dental Health Month

Every February, the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) sponsors National Pet Dental Health Month to raise awareness of the importance of proper dental care for our furry best friends. While our Hyde Park dental office doesn’t treat these cuddly critters, we know a lot of our patients have pets, and we’d like to provide them … Continued

How Your Oral Health Can Affect Your Heart

February is nationally recognized as Heart Health Month. Every year the American Heart Association and medical professionals across the country join together to publicize the seriousness of heart disease and educate the population on how to reduce your risk. At our dental office in Hyde Park, we want to help do our part and bring … Continued