Keep your kids Smiling as they go off to college

As you are preparing to send your child off to college making lists, travel arrangements, picking dorm room décor and linens; the first list is practical. As parents, we pride ourselves on getting our kids ready to leave the nest and soar on their own. But then reality sets in... Read more »

Shine the light on oral cancer

Oral cancer is becoming more prevalent and is affecting more people everyday. As awareness grows we are learning that all people, from all backgrounds and ages are susceptible to oral cancer. New research shows that 3 out of 4 people are infected with HPV at some point in their lives.... Read more »

10 Questions to ask before choosing a Dentist

Do you give painless, gentle shots?  Do you take low-dose, digital x-rays? Do you offer oral sedation, relaxation dentistry? Do you have a three dimensional CT scanner to evaluate my total oral health? Do you place and restore implants in the same office? Do you have the ability to make... Read more »

Do you hide your smile because of missing teeth?

Is it hard for you to chew food? Do you have problems in your mouth because of missing teeth? There are always many options to choose from when it comes to your teeth; YES you have a choice! #1 Implants Implants are the next best thing to natural teeth. They are... Read more »

Have you ever seen your mouth in 3D?

Has your dentist sat down with you and explained what they are going to be doing in depth? You don’t need those special 3D glasses like for Jurassic park; we can show you right at our office. Let me explain some of the uses for 3D technology in dentistry: Wisdom... Read more »

What does it mean to be Dentally FIT?

  What are appropriate measures to achieve the goal? I have had the wonderful opportunity to be a dentist for the last 27 years, and boy I have learned a lot and enjoyed the journey along the way. One question always comes to mind though, how does the patient know... Read more »

School’s out for SUMMER!!!!!

For some of us, summer means lazy afternoons by the pool and fun family evenings at sporting events, (Jupiter Hammerheads) concerts or traveling. For others, it’s all about playing video games, staying up late, and snacking on junk food.Whatever it is you like to do- the freedom from doing homework,... Read more »

Bacteria show whom you’ve been kissing

  Bacteria show whom you've been kissing In 10 seconds, intimate kissing can spread as many as 80 million bacteria, according to research. The study exposes not only the amount of bacteria that is transferred by kissing, but also the similarities between kissing partners’ saliva. The research tested the effects... Read more »

Jupiter Dentist: Fad Diets Increase Risk for Cavities

Jupiter Dentist: Fad Diets Increase Risk for Cavities- Be Careful with your New Year’s Resolutions! January 7, 2015 Fad diets may help individuals shed unwanted pounds, but they can also harm teeth by causing enamel erosion, cavities, and bad breath. Your Jupiter family dentist, Dr. Higham and Dr. Sauchelli discusses some... Read more »

How to Eliminate a Second Visit to the Dentist

Cerec available at Dr. Higham and Dr. Sauchelli Dr. Higham and Dr. Sauchelli are proud to be one of the first offices in the state of Florida to offer single visit dentistry services with the new Cerec Omnicam.  This technology provides our Jupiter patients with same-day restorations.  There are no... Read more »