• Germs living on my toothbrush? Say it ain’t so!
    You may have heard talk about the germs that can reside on your toothbrush and thought, “really?” It’s true—there are several kinds of bacteria that can lurk on the bristles of Read more
  • Thanksgiving
    At Kennon Dental Associates, we love to celebrate the holidays with vigor! the doctor would love to share some unique ways of celebrating Thanksgiving from beyond the Panama City, Florida Read more
  • Diabetes Could Impact Your Oral Health
    More than 1 in 10 Americans has some form of diabetes. This metabolic condition disrupts the body's regulation of glucose in the bloodstream, giving rise to health problems like Read more
  • Treating Gum Disease with Antibiotics
    Why does gum disease develop? Our mouths are home to bacteria, which form a film called plaque. Plaque sticks to the surfaces of our teeth, at the gumline, and can Read more
  • Kicking the Smoking Habit Boosts Your Health Including Teeth and Gums
    Quitting smoking is hard. The love affair between your brain and nicotine chains the habit to your daily life. But it's still worth the effort to quit to save Read more
  • Adult Mouthguards
    You make sure your daughter wears her mouthguard to every soccer practice. Your son doesn’t step on the basketball court without his. Why not protect your smile as well? Athletes of Read more
  • November Marks National Diabetes Awareness Month
    Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it’s a great time for us Read more
  • How a Tooth Caused Hannah Bronfman's Mystery Ailments
    Hannah Bronfman, well-known DJ and founder of the health and beauty website HBFIT.com, took a tumble while biking a few years ago. After the initial pain and bruising subsided, Read more
  • The Intriguing History of Halloween
    Halloween is fast approaching, and the doctor wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is Read more
  • Fluoride Treatments Give Your Child Added Protection Against Cavities
    When it comes to helping your child avoid tooth decay, it's all hands on deck. Tooth decay can not only harm their current set of primary teeth, but the Read more
  • Five Easy Ways to Prevent Gum Disease
    Gum disease can be painful and lead to missing teeth if you don’t treat it properly. However, there are plenty of things you can do to lower your risk of Read more
  • When Snoring Becomes More Than Just Annoying
    Snoring occurs when the tissues in the throat relax enough to block part of our airways, or physical conditions such as enlarged tonsils or a deviated septum prevent air from Read more
  • Here's Good Advice for Your College Student To Protect Their Dental Health
    As summer wanes, thousands of high school grads will begin the new adventure called college. For many of these "freshmen," it will also be their first taste of true Read more
  • Year-End Insurance Reminder
    the doctor, as well as our team at Kennon Dental Associates, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of the Read more
  • Here's What To Do for 4 Kinds of Dental Injuries
    Although kids are resilient, they're not indestructible. They're prone to their share of injuries, both major and minor—including dental injuries. It's common for physically active children to suffer injuries to Read more
  • 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 least one tooth due to an injury, decay, Read more