Meng-Chieh Lee D.D.S., M.M.Sc.

I Have a Toothache. What Should I Do?

  • Jul 26, 2019
  • By Maggie Tobin

A toothache is a medical issue that can make day-to-day life painful and irritating. Some sites out there say you can simply try to mask the pain and wait it out, only calling us if the pain gets serious or lasts for a while. However, doing this can cause some serious health issues. There is […]

George Washington’s Dentures

  • Jul 04, 2019
  • By admin

Famous Dentures for the Fourth of July You may be familiar with the story of George Washington’s wooden dentures – he chopped down a tree and carved them himself! However, this isn’t quite true. Washington’s false teeth were actually made out of materials commonly used in dentistry at the time, like hippopotamus teeth and elephant […]

Night Guards for Nighttime Teeth Grinding

  • Jun 28, 2019
  • By admin

Grinding your teeth at night, also known as Bruxism, can cause a variety of problems for your teeth and jaw. Most people grind their teeth a little, which causes little to no damage. Where it gets concerning is when it becomes repetitive. We often hear stories about patients who wake up with a sore jaw […]

Oral Health Concerns For Seniors

  • Jun 14, 2019
  • By admin

Oral Health Concerns for Seniors As we age, our bodies change! The same goes for your oral health. Depending on your age, you may notice the following oral health concerns for seniors: Darker teeth. After years of consuming stain-causing food and drinks as well as thinning enamel over time, your teeth may appear darker. Dry […]

Best Brushing Habits for Healthy Gums

  • May 31, 2019
  • By admin

Brushing is perhaps the most important part of your daily dental care routine. No matter how many years you’ve been brushing your teeth, it never hurts to have a refresher! Here are a few common mistakes that you may not even know you’re making. Learn the best brushing habits and when it’s time to call […]

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