Treat the Cause, Not the Symptom

In this episode, Dr. Chuck explains the difference between acute care and chronic care, and why he prefers to focus on the source of the problem instead of just the symptoms.

More About Sleep Apnea

Do you or your partner snore and/or have a hard time getting a good night’s sleep? You no longer have to spend the night in a lab to have a sleep study done. In the latest episode of “Your Filthy Mouth,” Dr. Chuck explains how you can test yourself at home.

Most infections DON’T hurt!

Dr Chuck’s weekly advice hit home recently when his co-host’s husband waited too long to have a bad tooth treated, and an infection that was pain free for a year finally started hurting. Hear the story on this week’s episode.

What’s the Best Toothbrush?

Choosing the right toothbrush is an important decision, but without the proper technique, you won’t get the right results. In this episode, Dr. Chuck talks about the best toothbrushes and how to use them.

Is Cosmetic Dentistry For You?

Times have changed since Dr. Chuck started practicing in 1979. Back then, if a patient complained about yellow teeth, the dentist recommended he wear a brown tie. Today, there are so many ways to improve your smile. In this episode, Dr. Chuck explains some of them.

Explaining TMJ and TMD

Everybody has a TMJ, which is the temporomandibular joint. Unfortunately, too many people have a TMD, or temporomandibular dysfunction, which can cause pain in your jaw joint and in the muscles that control jaw movement. In this week’s episode, Dr. Chuck explains some of the causes, symptoms and treatments of TMD.

Genetics vs. Lifestyle

Don’t blame grandma for your bad teeth. In this episode, Dr. Chuck explains how there are some mouth issues that can run in the family, but they often can be overcome with proper care and treatment.

Cleaning That Filthy Mouth

When it comes to caring for your teeth, results are more important than technique. In this episode, Dr. Chuck explains there are many ways to clean your mouth, but only one objective: to remove all the bacteria without damaging your teeth or gums.

Headaches & Your Mouth

Are you experiencing headaches and don’t know why? The answer might be in your mouth. In this episode, Dr. Chuck explains how things like bite problems and grinding your teeth can result in chronic headaches.

Snoring Yourself to Death

Snoring is more than just an annoying habit that keeps your bed partner awake at night. In fact, it can be a symptom of a serious health problem. In this episode of the “Your Filthy Mouth” podcast, Dr. Chuck talks about the possibly deadly consequences of sleep apnea and how the cure can be found […]