September 10, 2019

Seeing some red in the sink after brushing or flossing may raise an eyebrow or two. It may seem like your gums are bleeding for no reason. But before you venture down the rabbit hole of what-ifs, consider these common causes of gum bleeding.

Common Causes of Bleeding Gu...

July 29, 2019

There is no doubt that a plant-based diet is optimal for health. Omnivores and vegans alike benefit from the nutrients present in plants.

But how does what we eat relate to our dental health?

Is a vegan diet better or worse for dental health?

Well, it depends. There are s...

June 5, 2019

If there were a quick and painless way to identify pre-cancerous cells in the mouth of someone you loved, would you want them to try it? What if that person were you? The truth is, as uncomfortable as it may be to even think of the word “cancer,” thinking about it, and...

April 8, 2019

This is one of our most frequently asked questions! Our answer? It’s not the brush that matters, it’s who’s doing the brushing.

Let’s break that down. The goal of tooth brushing is to remove plaque from your teeth on a consistent (daily!) basis, so that we prevent the b...

April 18, 2017

A huge thanks to a member of our patient family, David Stoike, for allowing us to share his poem with you:

Cora the candy girl, loved eating sweets

Hour after hour it was all she would eat.

Candy bars, soda, a peppermint stick,

Bubblegum, suckers, fudge, nice and thick. 

Ch...

April 13, 2017

1.  Combine timing with technique to stay squeaky clean.  A regular regimen of brushing and flossing is necessary to maintain a healthy mouth.  We recommend brushing at least twice each day for two minutes each time, ideally just after you wake up and before you g...

December 1, 2016

What a better way to end 2016 than with our Annual Food Drive!  Join our Fight Against Hunger to close out 2016 with the spirit of giving!  We are sponsoring a Food Drive to donate to the St. John/Lafayetter Urban Ministry Food Pantry from now until December 22nd.  The...

November 8, 2016

As we have served our Lafayette community for over 35 years, technology has played a pivotal role in how we are able to provide comfortable and convenient dental care to our patient family.  We understand it can be difficult finding the time for dental treatment in bet...

August 19, 2015

 

With the hustle and bustle of kids going back to school upon us again, we know there is one thing on parent’s minds this fall:  How do I keep up with my children’s oral health?...right?...anyone?  Okay, maybe it’s just us, but dental-related emergencies result in the...

April 27, 2015

 

This past month has been Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and just as technology continues to help in screening for other deadly diseases, we have been able to enhance how we screen our patients for oral cancer through the use of VELscope technology.  Before we explain ho...

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