• The Start of Valentine’s Day
    Valentine’s Day, also known as Saint Valentine’s Day, has been said to originate with a Catholic priest named Valentine several thousand year ago. Valentine defied the emperor at the time Read more
  • February is Heart Month
    The American Academy of Periodontology stresses the importance of good oral health since gum disease may be linked to heart disease and stroke. Thus far, no cause-and-effect relationship has been Read more
  • The Effects of Biting Your Nails
    Also known as onchophagia, the habit of nail biting is one of the so-called “nervous habits” that can be triggered by stress, excitement, or boredom. Approximately half of all kids Read more
  • Mall Whitening: Why You Shouldn’t
    A shopping mall is a great place to get lots of errands done in one trip. Department stores, clothing boutiques, specialty shops? So many tempting options all in one place. Read more
  • What's the best dental floss?
    Dental floss is similar to a lot of products that depend mainly on the consumer’s preference. Fact is, floss comes in a wide variety of flavors, coatings, and other variations, Read more
  • Timing Matters!
    Many patients at Eric G Piascik DDS are under the impression that harder brushing leads to cleaner teeth, but that is not true. Gentle brushing is just as effective, and 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 G Piascik DDS included- feel nostalgic about the passing year and hopeful about the new one Read more
  • Telltale Signs that Your Tooth has a Cavity
    the doctor and our team at Eric G Piascik DDS frequently get questions about cavity causes and prevention. You brush twice a day and floss regularly. You rinse with mouthwash, Read more
  • Energy Drinks and Your Teeth
    When working out, studying late, or any time we feel like a bit of a boost would come in handy, energy drinks are a common go-to for many teens and Read more
  • ‘Tis the Season—for Healthy Dental Choices!
    It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but if you’re dashing through the snow to an emergency dental appointment, you’re not feeling very jolly. And post-holiday, no Read more
  • Are dental X-rays safe?
    YES! X-rays have been used in dentistry for a long time, and the amount of radiation has significantly decreased with advances in technology. While there is risk in every health Read more
  • Thanksgiving Trivia
    At Eric G Piascik DDS we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help you feel a bit Read more
  • Forget Something? It’s on the Tip of Your Tongue!
    Let’s see… Toothbrush? Check. Fluoride toothpaste? Check. Floss? Check. Two minutes of thorough brushing? Check. Careful cleaning around your brackets and wires? Check. Wait… there’s something else… it’s right on the tip of your… Ah! Your tongue! Read more
  • Are My Child’s Baby Teeth on Schedule?
    Your darling three-month old is crying and fussy—can she be teething already? Or, your happy baby boy has just celebrated his first birthday—with only one tooth in that beautiful, gummy Read more
  • Cold Comfort
    The sounds of the season are filling the air—falling leaves rustling along the sidewalk, football cheers, holiday greetings—and the coughs and sneezes of your fellow sufferers. Yes, it’s cold and Read more


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