Pierson Dental Blog

Bad Breath?

With the starting of a New Year, there is usually hope, renewed commitments, resolutions, diets, fasts and Bad Breath. Yes, that dirty word “Bad Breath”!

Jan 21st, 2015
Is there an alternative to a CPAP?

OSA is a serious, life-threatening disorder that is characterized when individuals stop breathing completely for 10 seconds or more, several times in a single night, while asleep.

Nov 3rd, 2012
Diabetes and Your Teeth!

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) encourages those with diabetes to pay extra attention to their oral health.

Feb 21st, 2012
Sleep Apnea

A good night’s sleep has the power to restore the body and enliven the mind. For the 18 million Americans who experience symptoms of sleep apnea, a good night’s sleep also has the power to save their lives.

Oct 3rd, 2011
5 Healthy Foods that ruin your teeth!

We all have heard a million times about what candy and soda can do to your teeth. From this information most of us have made the decision to “eat healthier” but are the choices we are making truly healthy.

Mar 15th, 2011
Why Do I Snore?

It is estimated that 30 million adults snore on a regular basis.

Mar 7th, 2011
Why do dental patients wait?

I’ve been a practicing dentist for over 18 years. Yet, I find myself always asking “Why do patients wait?” Some of it, I do understand. Maybe fear, maybe money, maybe for no reason at all. Nevertheless, why wait?

Feb 15th, 2011
Cap (Crown) Replacement

Dr. Pierson, I was recently with a friend who told me that she needed to have a crown replaced for no other reason except that it was 5 years old. It did not require root canal prior to placement and has caused her no difficulty. Is this a common practice?

Jan 11th, 2011
Teeth Whitening Facts

Did you know that according to the American Dental Association, a person’s smile outranked their eyes, hair and their body as the most important physical feature?

Dec 23rd, 2010
Partial Root Canal. What is it?

I’ve been seeing this question reoccurring in twitter so I’ve decided to make this the 1st in a long line of “Ask Dr. Pierson” blogs. The question was “why did my dentist give me a partial root canal”?

Dec 20th, 2010