Canker Sores


Canker Sores Canker sores, also called apthus ulcers, are one of the most common oral conditions.  They are small, round, painful, yellowish sores that often first appear in adolescence.  They [...]

Canker Sores2020-04-21T13:25:41+00:00

Oral Cancer Awareness Month


April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month! Nearly 53,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer each year.  Only slightly more than half of them will be alive 5 years after diagnosis. [...]

Oral Cancer Awareness Month2020-04-09T13:28:12+00:00

Dental X-rays


Dental x-rays are images that dentists use to evaluate your oral health.  Most people are familiar with cavity-detecting x-rays, but many people do not realize that x-rays also give us [...]

Dental X-rays2019-10-17T20:22:58+00:00

Emergency Dentist Kalamazoo


Is there such thing as an Emergency Dentist in Kalamazoo? The short answer is "not technically," at least not in the same way as there is an emergency room for [...]

Emergency Dentist Kalamazoo2019-10-06T22:16:29+00:00

Mouth guards Kalamazoo College


Mouth guards for Kalamazoo College Dr. Allen is a proud alumni of the K College football program, and each year our team looks forward to providing mouth guards to the [...]

Mouth guards Kalamazoo College2019-08-15T23:00:20+00:00

How to stop thumb sucking


Thumbsucking elimination in Kalamazoo: our office can help!  One of our full-time hygienists is also a certified Orofacial Myologist and can help your child stop sucking his or her thumb! [...]

How to stop thumb sucking2019-08-09T20:14:02+00:00

Sleep apnea, TMD, and headaches


Sleep apnea, TMD, and headaches--can your dentist treat these disorders?  Believe it or not, dentists may be the most important part of screening and treating for these disorders. Dentists have [...]

Sleep apnea, TMD, and headaches2019-08-04T12:17:29+00:00