When was your last dental checkup?

While Dr. Michael Hanley DDS and our team tell you daily oral hygiene habits, such as brushing and flossing, are essential to optimal...

How Tooth-Colored Fillings Improve Your Smile

Today’s crowns, veneers, and tooth colored fillings are very natural looking compared to early counterparts. There was a time w...

What is biofilm?

Biofilm, the protective housing for bacteria, is a hot topic in the medical and dental fields. Routinely taking an antibiotic for a b...

New Year's Day Around the World

New Year’s Day marks the beginning of the calendar year in most parts of the world. The holiday is celebrated on January 1st of...

Is it possible to over brush?

Our team at Hanley Family Dentistry will tell you brushing on a regular basis is critical for a healthy mouth, but you can definitely...

Alleviate Tooth Sensitivity

If a sip of ice water, spoonful of ice cream, or piping hot latte is enough to send shivers up your spine from tooth sensitivity, be ...

Energy Drinks and Dental Health

Are energy drinks bad for your teeth? Many of our patients at Hanley Family Dentistry ask us this question, so here’s the scoop...

Why Visiting the Emergency Room for Your Dental Problem isn’t a Good Idea

Emergency rooms are for emergencies, so before you head to the hospital because of a dental problem, you need to ask yourself this qu...

Thanksgiving Trivia

At Hanley Family Dentistry we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, Dr. Michael Hanley DDS wanted...

Should I have TMD treated? Why?

TMD occurs when your bite is not properly aligned. It can cause the jaw to experience unnatural stresses and prevent it from resting ...

November Marks National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is Dia...

The Intriguing History of Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, and Dr. Michael Hanley DDS wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might...