• July is National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month

    Cleft and craniofacial conditions affect thousands of infants, children, teens and adults in the United States each year. Some are born with congenital anomalies like cleft lip and palate, others with more complex, life-threatening craniofacial conditions. Some…

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  • Disadvantages of Tongue Brushing

    Brushing the tongue when brushing your teeth has been touted as a cure for bad breath caused by bacteria that form on your tongue. This cleaning of the tongue is supposed to both improve bad breath and lessen the risk of infection in periodontal openings while…

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  • June is Cancer From the Sun Awareness Month

    Summer is upon us, so that means spending lots of time in the sun. Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer and luckily, it’s also one of the most preventable. Protect yourself from the sun this summer to help keep your skin safe. Skin cancer…

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  • May is Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month

    Huntington’s disease (HD) is a brain disorder in which there is progressive neurodegeneration leading to motor, cognitive, and psychiatric symptoms. Problems may develop in the following three areas: motor control (movement); cognition (thinking); and behavior…

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