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Does Your Child have Sleep Apnea?

The main symptom of sleep-disordered breathing is loud snoring.  If it is present every night, no matter what position they sleep in, and they gasp and snort, snore then your child probably has obstructive sleep apnea.  Ten percent of children snore and then 10 percent of those of obstructive sleep apnea. That means one percent […]


Insomnia and Hypertension

Did you know that if insomnia is frequent or chronic you are at a greater risk of heart disease? According to an article in Sleep Medicine Review-2018 by Jarrin and others, their data showed this correlation.  High blood pressure did not predict future hypertension/BP in middle-aged adults but did in older adults. Insomnia and obstructive […]


February is Dr. Hart’s Month!!

She truly cares about her patients and wants them to look their best. For just the month of February, she is offering a take-home whitening special.  For $125, you will receive a kit with 6 preloaded whitening trays. The normal fee is $225-that’s a $100 hundred dollar savings!! ** If you are not a current […]


I Don’t Floss Anymore

For the last several years, I have not flossed my teeth.  The WaterPik Waterflosser does the flossing and brushing for me. The Complete Care or Aquarius models are strong enough to blast the plaque and bacteria from under, around and in between your teeth and gums.  The other models-Cordless, Classic or the For Kids ones […]


Options for Whitening Your Teeth

Are you interested in a brighter and whiter smile? If so, please read about your options. Whitening toothpastes say that they can make your teeth five to seven shades lighter. We have not found this to be true. Actually, most whitening toothpastes work by wearing away good, stained enamel to unstained enamel. Once enamel is […]


Routine Dental Care

The Benefits of Routine Dental Care

Routine dental care is so important not only for a healthy mouth but a healthy heart. We know that you may have a busy schedule or think that your home dental care is enough to keep your pearly whites healthy. Procrastination due to fear is another reason not to go to the dentist. Here are […]


Oral Cancer Awareness month

The American Cancer Society estimates that there are 30,000 new cases of various types of oral cancer diagnosed each year…and only half of these patients survive 5 years after diagnosis. We have always preformed oral cancer screenings at every exam-but the Velscope allows us to “look deeper” and more accurately to better protect you. The […]


Ten Reasons to Have a Dental Cleaning

Good oral hygiene is important, not only for looks, but for general health as well. Poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems such as gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more. Following, are ten important reasons to maintain our recommended schedule of dental cleanings. To Prevent […]


Fun Smile Facts

Smiles are an interesting feature of everyone’s life. Everyone has one, but everyone feels differently about their own. Consider a few interesting facts about smiles. 62 – Number of times a day the average woman smiles. 8 – Number of times a day the average man smiles. 63% – Percentage of people who say they […]


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