Mouth-Healthy Moms-to-Be

by Noelle Reinhold 1/19/2016 9:28 AM

You’re taking your prenatal vitamins, getting in your weekly read of What to Expect When You’re Expecting, exercising, eating healthy, making regular visits to the obstetrician and day-dreaming about meeting your sweet new baby. But, have you been to the dentist?... more...

Do Retirees Still Need Dental Coverage?

by Noelle Reinhold 10/29/2015 8:00 AM

It's no secret that people in this country are living longer. Seniors today are more vital, active and engaged than in any time in history. In fact, seniors today represent 13% of the nation’s population, and by 2030, they will be 50 million strong.

What a joy it is to retire, perhaps travel, watch grandchildren grow and take advantage of all you’ve worked for.... more...

Cancer Diagnosis? Here’s How to Protect Your Dental Health

by Jason 8/4/2015 8:00 AM

You may be surprised to find your dentist on your cancer therapy team. To prevent serious mouth problems, see your dentist at least one month prior to starting cancer therapy.

Your dentist will check and clean your teeth, care for any existing problems and show you how to take care of your teeth to prevent side effects. Not all mouth problems can be avoided; however, the fewer side effects, the more likely you can stay on your cancer treatment schedule. If you have already started cancer therapy and didn’t see a dentist, see one as soon as possible. ... more...

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