Category Archives: Health

Get Oral Cancer In Check with your Temecula Dentist

As your Temecula dentist, Dr. Michael Skidmore is committed to the health and well‐being of the mouths in our community! As you already know, regular cleanings and checkups are vitally important to maintain healthy teeth and gums. However, in addition to fighting plaque, regular checkups can also help you and your family fight oral cancer. […]

What’s Living In Your Mouth…and What’s It Doing To Your Heart?

What’s living in your mouth? Why is it there? It’s 11:30 at night. You’ve worked another long day. The kids are finally asleep. All you want is to crawl into bed and close your eyes. Brushing and flossing your teeth seemslike a daunting task. You’re sure it’ll be ok to skip it tonight as you […]

Oral Cancer and HPV

Did you know that oral cancer is one of the fastest growing types of cancer that we are seeing today? Maintaining your regular dental check-ups with Dr. Skidmore can certainly help identify potential warning signs of oral cancer. There are two major causes of oral cancer. The first cause of oral cancer is environmental, primarily […]

Brushing With Baking Soda

Baking soda is a common product found in nearly every household, and has been considered as a useful substance since the 1840s. It has been used in a variety of areas including baking, removing odors, cleaning, and even putting out small fires. Baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) is therefore a key ingredient in many cleaning products […]

Exercise Away Gum Disease

As your Temecula dental team, protecting the health and beauty of your smile is our top concern. Inflammatory gum disease is the second most common infectious disease among Americans. If not properly treated, gum disease is known to lead to other health concerns such as heart disease, stroke, certain cancers and tooth loss. However, there are steps […]