Happy Fourth of July

Every year, Americans all over the world celebrate the birth of the country and its independence on the Fourth of July. There are cou...

What causes tooth loss?

When children lose baby teeth, it’s a time to rejoice. But when adults suffer from tooth loss, it may be a sign of a serious pr...

What is hand-foot-and-mouth disease?

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease, or HFMD, is a type of contagious viral illness that causes a rash in the mouth and on the hands and feet...

Implants: Why it's important to replace missing teeth

The average adult has 32 teeth, a combination of molars, canines, and incisors. By middle age, however, most adults are missing at le...

Healthy Summer Foods

It’s summer—that wonderful time of year when fresh and delicious produce abounds. Dr. Michael Hanley DDS will tell you th...

How do I handle my child’s dental emergency?

With children undergoing developmental dental changes and engaging in rough-and-tumble activities, dental emergencies can sometimes a...

Memorial Day and Getting Ready for Summer

Memorial Day didn’t become an official holiday until 1971, but Americans started gathering annually in the spring to remember t...

Proper Flossing Techniques

Of all the dental hygiene techniques you can use at home to promote clean teeth and good oral health, flossing is likely to be the on...

Good Dental Hygiene Impacts Overall General Health

There are many ways in which your oral health has an impact on your overall general health. There are naturally occurring bacteria in...

Summer is Almost Here: Tips for a bright, white smile!

Summer is almost here, which means a season full of vacations, adventures and great memories is just around the corner for our patien...

Fewer Adults are Visiting the Dentist

Our team at Hanley Family Dentistry recently learned that in the decade between 2000 and 2010, the amount of adults who regularly vis...

Make Every Day Earth Day

Earth Day began in 1970 as an event to raise awareness of our environment. What began as a single day in April is now recognized arou...

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