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April Is Cancer Control Month

Cancer is the second leading cause of illness and death in the United States; that’s one in four individuals who will succumb to the disease. The death rate for oral cancer is actually higher than that of the death rate for cancers which we routinely hear about (cervical cancer, Hodgkin’s lymphoma, laryngeal cancer, testicular, thyroid […]

Why do I Need these Fillings? Nothing Hurts.

  • Peter Drews, D.D.S., M.A.G.D.
When I go to one of those drive-thru oil change places, I always feel like the mechanics are trying to sell me a bunch of stuff that I don’t really need. They sound very convincing, but don’t really have a lot of evidence to back up why I should charge an additional $50 on my […]

Do I Grind My Teeth?

  • Peter Drews, D.D.S., M.A.G.D.
Bruxism is the dental lingo that we use for the grinders and teeth clenchers of the world. You may or not be aware that you grind your teeth because you are; a) sleeping while you’re doing it, or b) generally oblivious because you’re stressed out and focusing on what’s stressing you out. Quite often it’s […]