What Is This Bump On My Tongue?

Occasionally I get asked, “What’s this bump on my tongue?”  A patient will typically point to the back surface of their tongue where they have observed raised bumps while brushing.  Thankfully in most cases, a row of raised bumps on the back of the tongue is nothing to worry about.  They are a cluster of…

My Dentist Said I Have 5 Cavities!

Mrs. Smith is in today for a second opinion.  Last week, Dr. Molar told her she has 5 cavities!  She hasn’t had a cavity in years, and she’s skeptical.  Today, Dr. Prince diagnoses only one cavity.  Why the differing opinions?  Is Dr. Molar unethical in his diagnosis and looking to make his next boat payment? …

Stout, Gordon & Prince Are Blogging!

There is a reality that your dental exam and semi-annual cleaning visit do not provide adequate time to discuss all things dental.  This platform is our effort to better communicate relevant content you care about.  It was created to continue the conversations we have with many of our patients every day. Thanks for joining us!…