Tongue-tie (Ankyloglossia)

August is national breast-feeding month. One of the reasons a baby may have trouble breast-feeding is due to the baby being tongue-tied. What is Ankyloglossia (tongue-tie)? Ankyloglossia is a condition that restricts the tongue’s range of motion. A short, thick and tight piece of tissue called the lingual frenulum connects the bottom of the tongue’s […]

Bad Breath

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, will be experienced by everyone at one time or another in their life. Things that you eat such as garlic, onions, and some spices can cause bad breath and may have a lingering effect, but should only be temporary. Chronic or long term halitosis, can indicate other problems that […]

Meet Dr. Zaugg

Dr. Spencer Zaugg received his bachelor degrees in chemistry and microbiology at Weber State University, then earned his doctorate in dental medicine at Southern Illinois University. Following dental school, he completed a 1 year full-time fellowship in implant dentistry at SIUE-SDM. Dr. Zaugg attends several continuing education courses a year as well as lectures on […]

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