Looking back three years today, July 15th, I lost a dear cousin to Oral Cancer. We are not talking about a senior; we are talking about a vibrant individual who lit up the lives of all he met. At the ceremony in Plano, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, the packed service attended by so many… Read more about Procrastination Can be Life Threatening
I know as a parent it is tempting to overlook problems in baby teeth since they fall out eventually. Since the enamel in a baby tooth is thinner than an adult one, the cavity can spread fast. If we don’t treat it, the infection could damage other teeth and even invade the body. Baby teeth… Read more about Do I have to get a filling in my child’s baby tooth?
Brought back by popular demand, this non-insurance dental plan is perfect for those who have terrible insurance or none at all. The plan covers diagnostic and preventive at 100% and all other procedures are discounted by 20%. There is no deductible, no Missing tooth Clauses, no predeterminations required, and no yearly maximums. For more information… Read more about No Insurance Dental Plan
It is not necessary that all children visit a Pedodontists, (a dentist specializing in children dentistry) for their dental care. Most children are happy at our office. Children offer a breath of fresh air to our day, and the things they tell us can sometimes be enlightening and other times downright amusing. We treat our little… Read more about Family or Child Dentist?
Headaches that don’t seem to go away even after treatment with your General Physician may indicate that you are suffering from a “dental headache”. What causes a Dental Headache? *Bad Bite–Most dental headaches are caused by tension building up in the region of the face or jaw due to malocclusion or a“bad bite”. Usually, this… Read more about Headaches?
Healthy wisdom teeth are can often stay in the mouth, but it depends on how the teeth erupt; whether there is enough room for them to come in, and whether you can clean them thoroughly because they are so far in the back of your mouth. A lot of young adults get their wisdom teeth,… Read more about Wisdom Teeth Retention
Sleep Apnea can have severe and life-shortening consequences. Some effects are high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, Diabetes, depression, and other ailments. The signs and symptoms of obstructive and central sleep apneas overlap, sometimes making the type of sleep apnea more challenging to determine. The most common signs and symptoms of obstructive and central sleep… Read more about Do You Snore At Night?
Detection of Oral Cancer We use the VELscope as an oral cancer-screening device on your dental examination appointments. It does not diagnose cancer, but is an adjunct to the oral examination. According to our experience, the VELscope is a fantastic non-invasive screening device. Used in conjunction with the usual visual exam and palpation of the… Read more about Oral Cancer Detection at Dr. Bob’s Office