Vaping: an Update Concerning Health Effects

Much has happened nationally, beginning in September 2019, pertaining to the concerns about the adverse health effects of electronic delivery systems of nicotine and non-nicotine related chemicals. … [Read more...]

Limiting Opioid Usage for Dental Pain: Better Alternatives

As we all know, opioids are a concern. They are so addicting. Further, overdosing or usage with alcohol or some other depressant may lead to a change in breathing, which can result in death. There … [Read more...]

CBD and Medical Marijuana: Is it Safe?

We have all seen the CBD stores opening up near our homes. They are in fact becoming quite prevalent. This creates some interest following the state's allowance for these CBD products in June 2019. As … [Read more...]

Is Your Bottled Water Too Acidic?

With the Dallas weather heating up, our water consumption is increasing. Many of us think that water is healthy, and that most all water is the same. We may tend to select our bottled water based upon … [Read more...]

Opioid Use: More Dangerous than Being in a Car

Traffic on the Hollywood 101 freeway. Los Angeles, California, USA. Posted today on WebMD.com [1], the latest statistics show that the use of opioids is now considered more dangerous than being in … [Read more...]

Link of Dental Care and Health

There is so much research, this past ten years or more, that has found a solid link between dental health and one's general health. In 2006, the staff at the Mayo Clinic confirmed this linkage. The … [Read more...]

Oral Health Enhances Body Health: Periodontal Disease and Medical Problems

In the past, there was not much known of a connection between oral health and general health; however, research over the past 10-15 years has provided much knowledge on this. There are quite a few … [Read more...]

Custom Night Guards: Are They Worth the Money?

I have been recommending night guards to my valued patients with evidence of tooth wear for over 30 years. I truly believe in the benefit of these guards. To me, they are just as important as … [Read more...]

Finding a Dentist Who Saves You Money

Many want to find a dentist who saves them money. Many patients opt for a managed care insurance plan dentist or for a "coupon dentist." I can understand how that may save them money today, yet will … [Read more...]

Colon and Rectal Cancers Rising Among Younger Americans

Americans in the early 50's in age and younger are experiencing increases in colon and rectal cancer rates. This was found in a report that was published yesterday, February 28, 2017, within the … [Read more...]