Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer for women in America?

February is American Heart Month – Are You Listening?

Since 1964, American presidents have been warning the American public about the very real danger of heart disease. Why? Each year, one out of every three deaths in America is caused by heart disease. This is more than any other deadly disease, including cancer. Because of this, the month of February has been designated as […]

Good oral health can prevent breast cancer. October calendar with a 'get checked' reminder for breast cancer awareness month

How Good Oral Health May Prevent Breast Cancer

  Do you notice an increase in pink every October? From politicians to football players to community members, the color seems to pop up everywhere! Since 1985, when National Breast Cancer Awareness Month was founded, October has been designated as a time to increase awareness of this deadly disease. Pink ribbons – and pink in […]

Ask Your Hemet Dentist: What are TMJ and TMD?

The temporomandibular joint, commonly referred to as TMJ, is the joint where your jaw connects with the temporal bones of your skull. Discomfort and problems associated with your jaw and the muscles that control it is referred to as TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder).   There is no known cause of TMD, but there are multiple […]