Getting Ready for Summer Sports

With the warmer and longer days here, we know many of our patients at Hanley Family Dentistry will be much more active in the summer....

Memorial Day: Parades, remembrance, and the unofficial start of summer!

“The purpose of all war is peace.” – Saint Augustine Fire truck sirens, baton twirlers, marching bands covering pat...

Oral Health Concerns for Teens

You have a lot more freedom as a teenager than you did as a young child. You also have a lot more responsibilities, and one of your j...

How does a tooth decay?

When acids are allowed to erode tooth enamel long enough to leach calcium and other minerals from your enamel and dentin, a process c...

Navigating the World of Dental Insurance Terminology

Unless you work for an insurance company, you probably do not spend a lot of your time studying all the terminology that dental insur...

Is gingivitis preventable?

The earliest sign of gum disease is called gingivitis (sometimes called periodontal disease), and is an inflammation of the gums. If ...

Earth Day

The idea for Earth Day was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. He envisioned an Earth Day that would be a kin...

When do children usually lose their baby teeth?

Many parents worry that their children’s teeth are not falling out on time. A lot of concerned parents want to know: When will ...

What do I do if I fall and loosen my teeth?

Although teeth are strong enough to tear through food, they are also fragile. An accident such as a fall may loosen teeth or knock a ...

Oh no, not the dentist!

If you or your children suffer from dental anxiety, you aren’t alone. According to the Cleveland Clinic, between nine and 15 pe...

Dentistry around the World

From the clinical perspective, dentistry is similar around the world. Dentists, like Dr. Michael Hanley DDS, go to school, obtain a l...

Top Five Reasons to Choose Veneers

If you notice every imperfection in your smile and you are aiming for a more ideal-looking smile, veneers might be for you. Veneers a...

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