Wow, it’s the end of the year already! Just a few days left in the year, and our schedule is filling up fast! Time again to evaluate and plan for maximum usage of your dental ins monies and use any remaining benefits if needed. Be sure to check dental insurance and FSA accounts, as they normally renew Jan 2016. Please call to schedule an appointment or ask questions, 210-832-9993. All of us at Oakwell wish everyone blessings this year for Christmas!
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a growing disease in the United States of America. It is one of the most common causes for snoring; and, could be the reason you feel so much more tired during the day.
Here’s another great article I found on heart.org, the American Heart Association website. Check it out!
Hey y’all, Dr. Carey here again. We get a lot of questions regarding the link between gum disease and diabetes.
Check out this article. Researchers from the University of Louisville put this out last month. If you have any questions give us a ring.
February is national children’s dental health month and as the month comes to an end we are gathering supplies to donate to local charities.
7 mistakes parents make with their kids’ teethBy: Julie Revelant • Published: February 8, 2015 • FoxNews.com
You know regular brushing, a healthy diet and dental visits are some of the best ways to prevent cavities, yet experts say many parents are falling short when it comes to oral hygiene.
In fact, 42 percent of children ages 2 to 11 have had cavities in their baby teeth. And 21 percent of children ages 6 to 11 have had them in their permanent teeth, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Here, find out the biggest mistakes dentists say parents are making and learn what you can do to keep your children’s teeth healthy
Unfortunately that’s not the case, brushing twice a day is easy, flossing not so much. As for our six month dental cleaning, most of us find ourselves saying “wasn’t I just at the dental office?”. Even with regular care, plaque and tartar build up over time, there are areas that our toothbrushes & floss just can’t get to. The plaque that we miss turns into calculus which is a hard cement-like material that is next to impossible to remove with seeing your dental hygienist.
This is Max, Dr. Raquet’s 6 year old boxer. At his yearly check up his vet noticed he had a fractured tooth. No big deal right? Wrong, mans best friend is just as likely to suffer from an abscess from a broken tooth just like us. As it turns out Max’s decision to use a rock as a chew toy was a bad idea.