Are You or Your Child a Mouth Breather?

As the weather cools down and the furnace kicks in at night, more congestion happens and both children and adults have a greater tendency to mouth breathe. For some, mouth breathing (rather than nasal breathing) is more than a seasonal problem - it happens all the time! Mouth breathing has been associated with both health and learning problems including ADHD.... read more »

Oral Cancer Screenings Are Provided at Your Dental Checkups

Our dentists, Dr. Brian Hockel, Dr. Rebecca Jardine, and Dr. Kevin Adair, care about you, your smile, your oral health, and your overall health. This is why we provide oral cancer screenings during your checkup. This treatment is preventative, so it's included in your dental checkup. In fact, you might not even know we provide it! It's a quick and... read more »

Are Oral Lesions Dampening Your Smile?

Do you find yourself with mouth sores every once in a while? The oral tissues are just as vulnerable as your teeth to problems, but they usually resolve themselves and disappear within a week or two. But if you are finding yours is lingering, it may be a sign that something more serious is going on. Typically, oral sores crop... read more »