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Little Ones May be Grinding Too

December 4th, 2013|Categories: Dentistry|Tags: , , , , , |

Adults are often diagnosed with bruxism, or grinding their teeth at night. Following is an article that Dr. Holleron found recently related to bruxism in children. His comments on the article can follow. Community Based Study of Sleep Bruxism During Early Childhood The actual numbers of kids that grind their teeth while sleeping has been [...]

Surgeon General Say YES to Fluoride

April 24th, 2013|Categories: Dental Health|Tags: , , , , |

The ADA recently published the following statement from the US Surgeon General regarding the much debated topic of fluoride in public water supplies. Here's what she had to say: April 22, 2013 Surgeon general endorses fluoridation Huntsville, Ala.—U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, M.D., April 22 officially endorsed community water fluoridation as "one of the most [...]

Hot Topic: Sleep Disordered Breathing

March 11th, 2013|Categories: Dental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Dr. Holleron found this article recently in the Texas Dental Journal from the UT Health Science Center on sleep apnea and oral appliances. Oral Appliance Therapy and CPAP Demonstrative Similar Improvements in Mild to Moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment of sleep disorders is certainly a hot topic in dental and medical offices these days and [...]

ADA Article on Mercury in Amalgam

March 1st, 2013|Categories: Dental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Following is an article from the ADA news that Dr. Holleron recommended on the current issue of mercury content in Amalgam fillings. While it may be a little scientific for the general public, Dr. Holleron highlighted some points he felt were important to notice. January 24, 2013 Treaty imposes no curbs on amalgam use By [...]

Top Ten Reasons WE Get the Call…

November 8th, 2012|Categories: Dental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Most dental offices see a wide array of dental issues come through their doors each day. According to the American Dental Association however, most of the reasons for patients to pick up the phone to call the dentist come from ten main symptoms. If you find yourself having any of these symptoms occur, be sure [...]