Cool Facts About Wisdom Teeth

Posted on March 23, 2015 From the Desk of “Why do we have Wisdom Teeth?” Well, I can’t answer that question on a metaphysical level, but I did read a recent article that could give a pretty good answer. An online science journal recently published a study showing that extracted... Read more »

Measles in the mouth

Posted on April 8, 2015 Measles. It’s been in the news lately and, like cavities, is a completely preventable disease of childhood. Whether or not to vaccinate your child for measles is not the topic of this blog, but having a frank discussion with your physician ( you know, the... Read more »

Saliva is cool!

Posted on April 8, 2015 Ever thought about spit? In my job as a pediatric dentist, spit happens. It’s kinda funny, kinda gross, when a kid with a numb lip drools on his shirt after attempting a drink. But spit, or more properly, saliva, plays a very important role in... Read more »

Teeth Whitening

Posted on April 8, 2015 Coming home from vacation, I can’t help noticing I have beautiful children; almond, healthy skin and a white, white smile. Our society is absolutely hooked on smiles and for good reason. Our smiles radiate our health and attitude instantly. I get asked by lots of... Read more »

Who Will Get Cavities?

Will Your Kid Get Cavities as an Adult? Posted on April 20, 2015 I was lecturing to a New Mommy class the other evening. I told them if they could get their kid to age 10 or 11 without cavities they were home free. Essentially they would be free of... Read more »