Is there really a link between my mouth and heart?

Yes, indeed! While brushing, flossing, and regular visits to Hanley Family Dentistry are all key to maintaining a healthy smile and m...

Choose Chocolate on Valentine's Day

From a student handing out sweets for her classmates to an older married couple exchanging boxes of candy, Valentine’s Day is t...

February is Heart Month

The American Academy of Periodontology stresses the importance of good oral health since gum disease may be linked to heart disease a...

What exactly is a root canal?

Hearing that you need a root canal can be highly intimidating. What is a root canal? It is the removal of the nerve supply from the t...

Is dairy crucial to my child's oral health?

Healthy eating, combined with regular physical activity, plays a vital role in your child’s health and well-being. Dairy foods ...

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...