Both Tooth Decay or Gum Disease Could Become Something Far Worse
- posted: Oct. 08, 2021
While mouth pain can certainly get your attention, what exactly hurts may be difficult to identify. It might seem to emanate from a single tooth, or a group of Read More
Here's Good Advice for Your College Student To Protect Their Dental Health
- posted: Oct. 03, 2021
As summer wanes, thousands of high school grads will begin the new adventure called college. For many of these "freshmen," it will also be their first taste of true Read More
I drink a lot of coffee. Could it be hurting my smile?
- posted: Sep. 28, 2021
At Craig S. Karriker, DMD, PA, we know most of our patients enjoy a cup of coffee or two throughout the day. But what many of you don’t know is Read More
Practical Tips for Keeping Your Teeth Clean While Wearing Braces
- posted: Sep. 23, 2021
Wearing braces can pose challenges for your daily life and habits. One in particular is trying to keep your teeth and gums clean. Braces or not, your oral hygiene needs Read More
Removing a Tooth Could Help Correct This Particular Bite Problem
- posted: Sep. 18, 2021
Dentists extract millions of teeth each year, mostly because of disease. But sometimes a healthy tooth is removed to gain a more favorable, long-term dental health outcome. An example of Read More
Is there really a link between my mouth and heart?
- posted: Sep. 14, 2021
Yes, indeed! While brushing, flossing, and regular visits to Craig S. Karriker, DMD, PA are all key to maintaining a healthy smile and mouth, the doctor and our team want Read More
Take Care of Your Gums - And Your Gums Will Take Care of Your Teeth!
- posted: Sep. 13, 2021
Even masterpiece paintings need an appropriate frame. Likewise, our gums help bring out our teeth's beauty. But gums are more than enhancements for our smile appearance—they're also critical to good Read More
Don't Fear the Root Canal - It Could Just Save Your Tooth
- posted: Sep. 03, 2021
Root canals often get a bum rap. Although the procedure saves millions of teeth every year, it's often erroneously portrayed as an unpleasant experience. And if that wasn't enough, Read More
Changes Coming in the Use of Antibiotics in Dentistry
- posted: Aug. 29, 2021
In a little over a century, antibiotics have changed the face of healthcare. We no longer fear cholera, strep throat or even a small cut as our forebears did Read More
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