oral health

Are You Ruining Your Teeth??

January 15th, 2014|Categories: Dental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Great information from an article Dr. Holleron wanted to share... 7 Ways You're Ruining Your Teeth Karen Springen | www.goodhousekeeping.com You only get one set of choppers, and repair costs more than prevention. So be kind to your teeth. Here are some mistakes you may not know you're making. Brushing too hard - You only [...]

Michael Douglas and Oral Cancer

June 3rd, 2013|Categories: Dental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

We realize the subject matter of this article is of adult content; HOWEVER we feel this is a very important article to share with our patients. This is a perfect example of why the Oral Cancer Screening has become a crucial part of Dr. Holleron’s routine exam. Dr. Holleron has always provided a basic oral [...]

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 [...]

Oral Cancer Screening… Yes We do!!

April 9th, 2013|Categories: Dental Health|Tags: , , , |

April is Oral Cancer Awareness month and Consumer Reports recently published a controversial article that said that oral cancer screening is a medical test that is unnecessary and over-recommended for anyone but high risk patients. This article from the March 2013 issue was quickly reviewed and the ADA and Oral Cancer Foundation quickly responded with [...]

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 [...]

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pearly Whites

January 3rd, 2013|Categories: Dental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Even your teeth deserve a New Year’s Resolution or two. Consider adding these dental health improvements to your goals for the New Year to improve your smile for 2013! You hear it over and over, but maybe this year is the year to make it happen…brush twice a day and floss once a day. Consistent [...]

What’s That Thing on Your Mouth?

November 28th, 2012|Categories: Dental Health|Tags: , , , |

The cooler weather is here, and with that patients often notice their skin especially on hands and lips is drier and more irritated. Here is a great article from the JADA on commonly seen irritations that happen in and around the mouth and how they can be treated. Common Oral Sores and Irritations Dr. Holleron [...]

The 4-1-1 on Floss

October 23rd, 2012|Categories: Dental Health|Tags: , , , |

If you’ve never been told by your dentist or hygienist to improve your flossing, you are among a rare minority. It’s one of those hygiene habits that often gets pushed aside and forgotten by the masses and yet it’s one that can do your chopper so much good. Here are a few pointers to remind [...]