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 […]

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 […]

The Importance of an Oral Cancer Screening

When you come in to our Temecula dental office for your regular dental check up, Dr. Skidmore  and Jennifer, the hygienist, are also screening you for any signs of oral cancer.  Every hour of every day, someone dies of oral cancer in the United States. This serious dental disease which pertains to the mouth, lips or throat is often highly […]