Your Dental Cleaning is Much More Than Simply a Cleaning
added on: August 7, 2017

Twice a year (at least) you come to our dental office in Lewisburg for your dental hygiene visit. During this appointment, we’re certainly focused on removing plaque, flossing diligently, and polishing your pearly whites. But what our patients may not know is that your bi-annual cleaning has a much bigger focus than simply getting your Read more…


Exercise: Good for the Body, Bad for Teeth?
added on: July 14, 2017

Throughout the past few years, there have been several studies that provide conflicting information on whether exercise is good or bad for your oral health. Our dental office in Lewisburg hopes that we can help clear up any confusion so you can get back to working out without worry. The Benefits of Exercise It goes Read more…


What’s Occlusion and Should You Worry About it?
added on: July 6, 2017

You may have heard us talk about your “occlusion” during your visits to our dental office in Lewisburg. But what exactly are we talking about when we speak about occlusion? Is it something you should worried about? Let’s take a closer look at what occlusion means and examine a few concerns that are related to Read more…


What Your Tongue Can Say About Your Health
added on: June 22, 2017

Have you been feeling a little off or just not yourself? When you’re not your best, you might be able to figure out why by simply sticking out your tongue. When you visit my dental office in Lewisburg, we’re always on the lookout for any bumps or discolorations, just like your primary care doctor. Here Read more…


A Few Facts About Your Bottled Water
added on: June 12, 2017

By now you probably know that the human body is made up of mostly water, and we need to drink plenty of it each day just to keep our organs and other important parts functioning properly. At my dental office in Lewisburg, we understand how important it is to stay hydrated at home, at work, Read more…

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Nail Biter? Here’s Another Reason You Should Stop
added on: May 16, 2017

Nail biting is a common habit that affects a number of Americans including an estimated 60% of kids, 45% of teenagers, and 30% of adults. While the likelihood of being a nail biter decreases as we get older, the truth is it is a habit that can be difficult to break and can follow you Read more…


What is Gum Charting?
added on: May 8, 2017

Gum, or periodontal, charting is when your Lewisburg dentist measures the pockets around each tooth to help evaluate oral health. It’s an important step in diagnosing gum disease and determining how advanced it may be. Periodontal charting can also assist your dental team in recommending an appropriate treatment plan. How is Periodontal Charting Done? The Read more…


Smokeless Doesn’t Mean Harmless
added on: April 20, 2017

As we near the end of April, which just so happens to be Oral Cancer Awareness Month, the team at our Lewisburg dental office thought we should talk a bit about the oral health concerns associated with smokeless tobacco. Some individuals may assume that since it’s smokeless, chewing tobacco isn’t as harmful as smoking cigarettes. Read more…


What’s a Frenectomy and Do You Need One?
added on: April 6, 2017

There are times when the team at our dental office in Lewisburg may recommend a frenectomy for a patient. But we understand that many patients aren’t exactly sure what a frenectomy is and why one may be needed. So we’d like to cover the basics to help all of our patients stay properly informed. A Read more…


A Word to the Wise: Don’t Let Wisdom Teeth Cause Trouble
added on: March 15, 2017

Wisdom teeth usually begin to develop and show on x-rays in our early teens. And that’s the best time to start monitoring their growth to see if your wisdom teeth can stay, or if it’s better to get them removed. While all wisdom teeth don’t necessarily have to be extracted, all of us at our Read more…


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