Excellent Patient Review for Dr. Kutsch

We always love to get great feedback from our patients. Here’s what a recent patient had to say about their experience with Dr. Kutsch: “Dr.Kutsch was highly recommended to me, I have just moved to town about a week ago. Was having problems with a cracked tooth, and have much anxiety going to the dentist.…

Oral Cancer – What You Need To Know

Categories: Dental Health

Every day 100 people in the United States are newly diagnosed with an oral cancer. Every hour one person dies from it. Every year oral cancer kills more people in the U.S. than skin cancer (malignant melanoma), lymphoma, thyroid cancer, and cervical cancer. In 2015 over 30,000 people were diagnosed with oral cancer. 90% of…

Have you heard of vaping?

Categories: General Dentistry

  Have you heard of vaping?  It is the e-cigarette equivalent to smoking and it is taking a firm hold in the US. Backed by the world’s biggest tobacco companies, the industry is aggressively expanding its marketing across the country. More than 14 million U.S. adults and nearly 2 million teens and tweens have used e-cigarettes, and…

Before you start that new diet…

  With bathing suit season quickly approaching, many of us are trying to shed a few pounds before bearing it all at the pool.  With so many different theories and diet plans out there it may seem challenging to find the right one.  I’ll be the first to say I haven’t quite mastered that myself…

What is the deal with red wine and oral health?

Categories: Oral Health

    We have noticed somewhat conflicting information about the effects of red wine on oral health. Below are two samples of what we mean.            Red Wine May Have Cavity-Fighting Powers From the article: Red wine may have effects on teeth beyond giving them a funny hue: A new study…

6 Cavity Myths Busted

Categories: General Dentistry

  For years myths about the cause of cavities have been held on to as fact.  Today we set the record straight and give you the truth about decay. MYTH 1: Brushing and flossing are enough to fight decay. FACT: Brushing and flossing alone do not kill the bacteria that are the real cause of…

Drink 100% Juice…At Your Own Risk

Categories: General Dentistry

Recently Forbes online published an article: Pure Juice Won’t Rot Your Kids’ Teeth It made the author’s top 5 most popular articles, and to date has received thousands of views. The article was based on the information from this study that concluded: “Our study findings are consistent with those of other studies that show consumption of 100 percent…

We Care About The Overall Health of Our Patients

Categories: Dental Health

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Did you know there is an advanced connection between Diabetes and oral health concerns? One common symptom of diabetes is intense thirst, which can lead to a dry mouth. Decreased amounts of saliva can increase oral problems; less saliva tends to equal more cavities, because saliva washes away bacteria…

Gum Disease Was Found Where?!?

  New findings while researching the Otzi Iceman shows evidence he suffered from periodontal disease! Repost from: Non-Human DNA Discovered During Biopsy Of Ötzi The Iceman July 16, 2014 | by Janet Fang Read more HERE   Now, a team led by Frank Maixner of EURAC Research in Italy reanalyzed the metagenomic data of the Iceman’s genomic survey (pictured below). They…