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...

Which toothpaste should I use?

Toothpastes come in many forms and boast different flavors, benefits, and endorsements. All are designed to remove surface bacteria a...

What are dental implants?

Do you have a space where a tooth used to be? Were you born with a missing tooth? Are you getting ready for dentures? You may be a go...

Fluorosis: What is it?

Many people think dental fluorosis is a disease, but it’s not; it’s a condition that affects the appearance of your tooth...

Year-End Insurance Reminder

Dr. Michael Hanley DDS, as well as our team at Hanley Family Dentistry, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health sav...

Is your child a mouth breather?

Have you ever watched to see if your child is breathing through his or her mouth? Breathing through the mouth instead of the nose may...

Three Must-Have Dental Treatments

In dentistry, there are a wide variety of treatments, everything from elective procedures to those that are necessary and potentially...

What are the benefits of visiting a dentist regularly?

Your regularly scheduled dental checkups with Dr. Michael Hanley DDS are not just meant to make your smile prettier and healthier. Yo...