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...

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...