Heart Disease and Oral Health

Did you know February is American Heart Month? It makes sense, since we also celebrate Valentine’s Day in February. But you may be wondering what this has to do dentistry. The answer? Your oral health actually plays a key role Read More …

The Link Between Dental Health and Alzheimer’s Disease

It may be surprising to learn that people with poor dental health are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s Disease. Research has found there is a correlation between chronic periodontitis (gum inflammation) and Alzheimer’s. At Hicks Dental Group in Prescott, we Read More …

Aging and Dental Health in Prescott

As we age, our dental needs change. At Hicks Dental Group, we want you to help you with the prevention, maintenance, and treatment of the conditions that come along with these changes related to aging and dental health in Prescott. Read More …

Fight Gum Disease Through Periodontal Therapy in Prescott

As patients begin to age, their teeth can become more sensitive and more prone to cavities. To some people, tooth loss may seem normal when growing older, but in fact, it is often preventable. Through proper at-home cleanings, dental checkups, Read More …

Treating Periodontal Disease in Prescott

In 2015, it was estimated that about 47.8 million people  living in the United States were over the age of 65 (United States Census Bureau). That means currently, about 15% of the American population is aged 65 or older. Unfortunately, Read More …