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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April marks Oral Cancer Awareness Month, highlighting the prevalence of oral and oropharyngeal cancers, which constitute the majority of head and neck cancers. In the United States alone, an estimated 58,000 new cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2024, reflecting a concerning trend of increasing incidence over the past decade. What Causes Oral Cancer? […]

2023 Annual OSHA Compliance Review

As a healthcare employer, I am charged not only with caring for the health of our patients but also with providing a safe and healthful work environment for our employees.  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the U.S. governmental agency that has the mission to assure the safety and health of America’s workers.  […]

Bioclear Method: Closing the Gap for a Confident Smile

Discover the Power of Bioclear Bonding for a Flawless Smile Have you ever found yourself self-conscious about the dark spaces between your teeth, commonly known as “black triangles”? Not only do these spaces affect the aesthetics of your smile, but they can also lead to food and plaque buildup. However, there’s great news! Thanks to […]

2023 Annual HIPAA Training Completed

This past week our office completed its annual HIPAA training with Stericycle -a compliance company that specializes in education and training services regarding The HIPAA ACT of 1996. Training is a critical component of HIPAA compliance. Our office strives to ensure all employees are up to date on what steps to take to guarantee the […]

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, an annual observation that underscores the fact that early detection of oral cancer can decrease morbidity and increase long-term survival. About Oral Cancer Oral cancer includes cancers of the mouth and pharynx (the back of the throat). Oral cancer accounts for roughly three percent of all cancers diagnosed annually […]

2022 Annual Onsite OSHA Training Completed

  This past week our office team completed its annual onsite OSHA training with our Sterisafe compliance educator (Stericycle-a compliance company that provides related education and training services). Bloodborne Pathogen Training and Hazard Communication Awareness were reviewed along with a mock OSHA evaluation. This is a required mandate that we fulfill in order to ensure […]

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Dental implants are one of the most durable ways to replace missing teeth, but how long do dental implants last? Are they cost-effective? The short answer is that dental implants themselves can last a lifetime, but the crowns attached to them may need replacing at some point.   The longevity of dental implants makes them a […]

Can Sensitive Teeth Be Whitened?

Chances are you’ve thought about whitening your teeth to improve your smile. It is one of the easiest and most popular ways to enhance your smile. Its popularity isn’t surprising since it’s relatively inexpensive and well-tolerated by most people. However, if you have sensitive teeth, you are probably wary of teeth whitening because you’ve heard […]

2022 Annual HIPAA Training Completed

This past Monday our staff held our annual HIPAA training with Stericycle, a compliance company that specializes in education and training services related to HIPAA and OSHA protocol. Why Does HIPAA Training Matter? The importance of an ongoing HIPAA training and compliance program is crucial not only to protect the privacy of our patients but […]

Some Facts to Consider When Drinking Sparkling Water

After purchasing a soda maker this past year, I began to wonder if there are any potential negative effects on your health from drinking carbonated water. After researching this subject, I found that in general drinking sparkling water has little or no detrimental effects on your health. The carbonation process, which produces that enjoyable bubbly […]