Do You Have Gum Disease?

  What is Gum Disease? Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease) is an infection of gums, bone (holding teeth in place), and Periodontal Ligaments. The major stimulus for gum disease is dental plaque (bacteria) associated with poor brushing and inadequate flossing. When plaque is not adequately removed it will eventually turn into tarter (calculus) which is a […]

Breast Cancer Awareness

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BREAST CANCER AND YOUR ORAL HEALTH Do you know someone that has Breast Cancer? Chances are that you do. Approximately 1 out of every 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. These numbers are staggering. In 2013, over 230,000 women in the United States were diagnosed with Breast Cancer and over 40,000 women […]

Dr. McEwen’s St. Patrick’s Day Tradition

Happy St Patrick’s Day. Being a McEwen, from the clan McEwen, my family has Irish blood running through our veins. As a result, St. Patrick’s Day is one of our favorite holidays at the McEwen home. Let me share with you our tradition for the kids.   The night before St. Patrick’s Day is one […]

Christmas Memories and Traditions

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“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” I love the Christmas season for so many reasons and it really is one of the best times of the year. The temperature is cool and brisk outside with hints of winter in the air, homes throughout the neighborhoods are wondrously decorated with beautiful lights that feel […]

Cold Sores

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Do you suffer from chronic canker sores, or are experiencing your first canker? If so, you know how painful and inconvenient they can be. Canker sores, also known as apthous ulcers, are small shallow ulcerations of the tissue, most commonly the inside of the lips or cheeks. They are usually associated with moderate levels of […]

Big Plans Deserve Bright White Smiles

DO YOU HAVE a graduation, reunion, vacation, or wedding coming up? These occasions mean LOTS of photographs. Are you ready? Whether you’re in the wedding party, a parent to the bride or groom, or just prepping yourself to see old friends, you want to look your best for all those photos. Your Smile Is The […]