Close

News

Happy Father’s Day!

Here’s to all the dads! We appreciate your leadership, affection, love and involvement. Thanks for being the one to show the way including learning how to be disciplined in caring for ourselves and in life.

Read More

Is Low Testosterone Causing a Dirty Mouth?

Your testosterone levels might influence your chance of getting periodontal disease, according to a study published by the National Institutes of Health. In fact, the study supports a belief that the presence of sufficient testosterone may inhibit inflammation of the gums. More studies are needed before anything can be said with […]

Read More

How Do You Know…

…if you’re showing signs of aging? Shortened teeth are a sure sign; lengthening them makes people look younger. We have methods to build up shortened or chipped teeth. …if you have periodontal disease? Periodontal, or gum, disease are rarely noticed in early stages. Only by dental exam do you know […]

Read More

Thank You

Memorial Day started as an event to honor Union soldiers who had died during the American Civil War. It was inspired by the way people in the Southern states honored their dead. After World War I, it was extended to include all men and women who died in any war […]

Read More

Congratulations Grads!

Here’s Dr. Abbett with her niece Molli and her sister Karinn at the Arizona State University graduation. Molli graduated from ASU with two degrees! One in Political Science and the other in Anthropology. Dr. Abbett is so proud and lucky to be the Aunt and Sister of these wonderful women. […]

Read More

A Woman’s Passages and Oral Health

The stages of a woman’s life are marked by hormone changes. Hormones contour your body, shape your moods and affect your oral health. Because you’re a woman, you’re more susceptible than a man to tooth decay and gum disease. Raging Hormones—Estrogen and progesterone rush in at puberty. This can increase […]

Read More

An attractive smile or an attractive denture?

Every patient is eager to see what their new denture looks like, and for good reason. But how can you judge if it’s really going to be grand? Coco Chanel, the world-renowned fashion designer, once said that if you notice a lady’s clothes, she’s poorly dressed; if you notice the […]

Read More

The Battle of the Thumb

Most parents of preschoolers are engaged in the “battle of the thumb.” The thumb usually wins hands down. Continuous pressure on teeth from sucking can affect bone growth or change the shape of the roof of the mouth. Upper teeth are sometimes pushed out while bottom teeth are pushed in. […]

Read More

The Luck of the Irish to You!

Although St. Patrick’s Day was originally a religious holiday in Ireland to commemorate Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, it is one of most widely celebrated holidays in the world as a day of parades, feasting and drinking beer. Saint Patrick was a 5th-century Romano-British Christian missionary […]

Read More