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  • Early Detection and Oral Cancer

    You may have not realized it, but each time you visit our office, Sun Valley dentist Dr. Cunningham conducts an oral cancer screen with you.  The entire process takes less than five minutes, but the benefits of the screening at every dental exam protect you for a lifetime.  April has become a [...]

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    Spring, Sports, and Safety

    The downfall to spring to most of our Sun Valley dentist patients is the end to the ski season. On the other hand, spring gives rise to a new set of activities. Mountain biking, cycling, skating, and a whole wealth of other outdoor activities keep us active and give us something in which to look [...]

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    February is all about Children’s Oral Health

    Did your child have an appointment this month with our Sun Valley dentist?  Whether you stopped in for a quick check-up or have an appointment coming up, it’s never too late to discuss the importance of oral health in children.  In fact, February is National Children’s Dental Health Month.  [...]

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    Oral Health: Your New Year’s Resolution

    The New Year is here and as the month comes to a close, we want to know: how are your resolutions holding up?  More often than not, we begin the year with the best intentions.  We claim we are going to lose weight, exercise more, and eat healthier.  However, as the year goes by, we usually tend [...]

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    Live, Laugh, Love.

    Live, Laugh, Love. Life is not ALWAYS the way it's supposed to be. It's the way it is. The way we cope with it is what makes the difference.   A visiting pastor was attending a men’s breakfast in farm country. He asked one of the impressive older farmers to say grace that morning. After all were[...]

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    HEART HEALTH: GUM DISEASE AND HEART DISEASE: WHAT IS THE LINK?

    REPRINT OF JOHNS HOPKINS MEDICINE HEALTH ALERT Published October 14, 2011   “HEART HEALTH: GUM DISEASE AND HEART DISEASE: WHAT IS THE LINK?” What does the health of your gums have to do with your heart health?  The answer is plenty, according to a recent consensus statement from [...]

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