• How do I prevent oral cancer?
    The fact is, according to the Oral Cancer Foundation, close to 40,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year, resulting in more than 8,000 deaths. Men Read more
  • Medication Can Lead To Xerostomia in Women
    Xerostomia, otherwise known as dry mouth, can be a side effect of many common medications. Drugs used for blood pressure, birth control, antidepressants, or cancer treatments may cause the dry Read more
  • How do I make my child’s diet safe for his or her teeth?
    The food you feed your child can have a lasting effect on his or her oral health. In fact, diet plays a major role in whether a child develops cavities Read more
  • Heart Disease and Oral Health
    According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, more than 200 million Americans suffer from some degree of inflammation of the gums. Over the past decade, researchers have Read more
  • Ways to Prevent Oral Cancer
    According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, this form of cancer kills roughly one person an hour, every 24 hours. This means that nearly 10,000 people will die this year from Read more
  • Make this the Year You Stop Smoking
    It’s a new year, and it couldn’t come fast enough for many of us! Let’s do our part to make this a better year in every way—and you can start Read more
  • New Year's Eve
    Watching the clock tick down the final seconds until midnight, many of us- Eric W. Lernor, DDS included- feel nostalgic about the passing year and hopeful about the new one Read more
  • Does Your Filling Need Replacing?
    No matter how wonderfully something works for us, there comes a day when a replacement might be necessary. This holds true whether it’s the latest and greatest smart phone, or Read more
  • How do I know when I have a cavity?
    the doctor and our team at Eric W. Lernor, DDS frequently field questions about cavities and what causes them. Patients will typically ask, “I brush twice a day and floss Read more
  • How long will a root canal last?
    According to the American Association of Endodontists, root canals have a success rate of over 95% and in most cases they last a lifetime. There are a few factors that ensure Read more