Tips for a Healthy Halloween

Tips for a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is around the corner, which for most children means bags of free candy and a chance to build a stockpile of sweets for the winter. No surprise, Halloween can also present parents with a variety of health and safety challenges. Here’s how you can help your...

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4 Surprising Dental Health Lessons You Can Learn From Your Car

4 Surprising Dental Health Lessons You Can Learn From Your Car

Getting oil changes, stopping for gas and going through the car wash are the things you do without a second thought to keep your car in tip-top shape. So what are you doing for your teeth? Prevention is the best medicine when it comes to taking care of the things you...

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Leadership Award

Leadership Award

Investing in people, especially our youth is a passion for my wife and I. That is why we created this Leadership Award. It’s a small way to give back to the youth of Highlands County. The recipient of the award will be recognized for a strong work ethic and past...

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

There are two distinct pathways by which most people come to oral and oropharyngeal cancer. One is through the use of alcohol and tobacco, and the other is through the exposure to the HPV (human papilloma virus.) This is the same virus responsible for the...

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Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease

As I was riding to work last week I heard on the radio that over 120 million adults suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease. I had to assume most of the 120 million adults were over fifty years of age, and high blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart...

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Laughing Gas (Nitrous Oxide)

Laughing Gas (Nitrous Oxide)

Are you avoiding the dental chair due to anxiety or fear of pain? If your answer is yes, you are not alone! Many patients avoid the dental office at all costs due to anxiety or fear. Laughing gas is completely safe when administered by a professional. There’s a reason...

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Interesting and Uplifting Week

Interesting and Uplifting Week

My colleague and friend, Dr. Steven Guelff lost his beloved wife Lori January 12th to esophageal cancer. Lori battled cancer with tenacity and grace with Steve right by her side in support. I stopped by to see Steve at his orthodontic office last Friday. My intention...

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Friendly Golf Tournament

Friendly Golf Tournament

I had the pleasure of playing in a recent golf tournament at Sun n Lake’s Deer Run course to benefit Sebring’s Children’s Museum. First, let me say I was astonished to be invited by Will Swaine, who was our team sponsor because I’m no scratch golfer! I do enjoy the...

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