Back-to-School Dental Check-Up Info

As millions of children head back to school, the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) say it is just as important to examine the mouth as the rest of the body, encouraging parents to make dental exams a regular part of their...

Good Nutrition Makes a Difference

Many researchers believe disease, including dental disease, progresses faster and can be more severe in people of all ages with nutrient-poor diets. Good nutrition can play a vital role in the health of your teeth and gums. Make sure to eat a well balanced diet with...

Ergonomics Seminar by Mary Govoni

Dr. Christy and Dr. Balsis attended a seminar by Mary Govoni on August 1, 2012. It was held in the office of Berrien Dental. The seminar included risk assessment and hands-on-training pertaining to ergonomics and clinical efficiency. Also included in the seminar were...

VELscope Oral Cancer Screening System

The Oral Cancer Foundation reports that over 350,000 new cases of oral cancer are diagnosed each year. The mortality rate of oral cancer has not changed in over thirty years in part to the fact that it is not diagnosed early enough. With the VELscope oral cancer...