Meet Our Hygienist, Tamara!

Adams and Cheek Dentistry is fortunate to have an amazing staff who work together to make this practice all that it is. We want to take some time to highlight each of our wonderful team members and let our patients know a little more about them than they may already know! This month, we shine…

Heart Disease and Oral Health

The jury is still out on whether or not oral health directly affects cardiovascular health. However, it is difficult to ignore the similarities between gum disease and heart disease. Additionally, the similarities in the disease-causing bacteria are also apparent. Conditions Atherosclerosis Oral bacteria that cause periodontal disease (gum disease) have been found in hearts affected…

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Do I Need to Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed? For young adults, wisdom teeth removal is a common concern. The majority of people have four third molars (aka wisdom teeth) that begin to erupt in the teenage years. However, few people have enough room in their mouth for them. Problems From Wisdom Teeth Damage to…

Covid-19 Confidence

The staff at Adams and Cheek Dentistry understands our patients have reservations about keeping routine and restorative dental visits during the Covid-19 pandemic. We want to instill confidence in our patients when it comes to safety at their dental appointments. We have multiple new protocols in place to ensure that patients can receive preventative and…

Why Sugar Is Bad For Our Teeth

We are always told that sugar is bad for our teeth, but why? What’s the big deal? We also know that sugar causes tooth decay, but how? Let’s explore how sugar affects our teeth and the reasons to limit sugar in our daily diet. How Sugar Causes Tooth Decay Surprisingly, it is not sugar itself…

Alcohol and Oral Health

Research shows that enjoying an adult beverage from time to time is, surprisingly, good for us! Of course, with every endorsement that seems too good to be true, there is normally a caveat somewhere. With regards to alcohol, it’s that booze simply isn’t great for your oral health. So, if you’re drinking more to help…

Your Child Has a Broken Tooth?

Kids will be kids and we want them to be active! However, what do you do if that liveliness causes a broken tooth? What do you do if your child chips, cracks, or knocks out a tooth? Let’s look at some guidelines to help you, as parents, navigate these sometimes stressful situations. Rule number 1:…