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American College of Dentists Awards Fellowship to Dr. Raymund Tanaka Dr. Raymund Tanaka was awarded Fellowship in the American College of Dentists on September 5th, 2019 during its Annual Meeting and Convocation in San Francisco. Dr. Tanaka…
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Article: Life-Changing ILAC Program Draws Even More Interest

This summer, even more dental students than usual sought to serve others through a life-changing service opportunity in the Dominican Republic that Creighton has been sponsoring for more than 40 years. And for Joe Tanaka, a senior in the…

How Diabetes Affects Teeth and Gums

Over 29 million Americans have diabetes, a disease that can negatively impact vision, the nervous system, heart health, and kidney function. Anyone who has been diagnosed, or has had a loved one diagnosed, knows how detrimental this terrible…

How Being Vegan Affects Your Teeth

There is no doubt that a plant-based diet is optimal for health. Omnivores and vegans alike benefit from the nutrients present in plants. But how does what we eat relate to our dental health? Is a vegan diet better or worse for dental health?…

Do You Want a Healthy Heart? Take Care of Your Gums!

Heart disease claims more lives every year in the United States than any other cause, approximately 610,000 per year (or one of every four deaths) to be precise. That’s an alarming number, and one that requires serious consideration for taking…

Root Canal Therapy is Safe and Effective

There has been discussion and rumors that Root Canal therapy can cause disease, and this is simply not true. In fact, root canal treatment, and other Endodontic therapy does not cause sickness, as discussed by Bradley Gettleman, DDS, MS,…

Snoring is Dangerous for your Health

We value our relationship with our patients and care about your overall health. As your dental care provider, we have the prime opportunity to play an important role in screening our patients for a serious sleep disorder called Obstructive Sleep…

Understanding the Five Stages of Tooth Decay

Did you know there are five distinct stages of tooth decay? And, that in the first stage of decay, you can actually take steps to reverse the progression of the disease? Indeed, it’s true. In the first stage of decay, whether you’re a child…
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Article: Oral-B Glide Floss Was Linked To PFAS Chemicals

We recently came across this article and we wanted to share it. According to a recent small study, some toxic chemicals have been found in Oral-B Glide Floss. While this is an interesting development, it's important to remember that these same…
Why do I need to Replace a Missing Tooth?

Why Do I Need to Replace a Missing Tooth?

If you’ve found yourself in a situation where you’ve lost a tooth, it can feel isolating and overwhelming. But tooth loss happens more often than you may think. The American College of Prosthodontics states that over 178 million people in…