13 Nov Are You At Risk For Diabetes?

Take our assessment to find out your risk level for developing diabetes. Currently, 29 million Americans are diabetic and about 8 million don’t know it yet. By the year 2050, one in three Americans is projected to be diabetic. Type II diabetes has become an epidemic…

16 Oct Are You At Risk For Sleep Apnea?

It is estimated that 90 million people in North America have breathing issues that lead to snoring and sleep apnea. So what is sleep apnea? According to the Mayo Clinic, sleep apnea is a disorder where your breathing repeatedly starts and stops while you sleep. In…

5 Sep Sneaky Foods and Drinks you Should Watch out for

Back to school and back to our regular hectic lifestyles can mean eating on the run. As a result, you could unknowingly be choosing foods or drinks that have sneaky sugars and low pH. This can cause not just cavities, but nagging tooth sensitivity. It is…

11 Jun Gum Disease May Be Linked To Alzheimers Disease

According to a recent study, gum disease may be linked to an increased risk in getting Alzheimer’s disease. Gum disease starts with harmful bacteria living around and on the teeth. The bacteria that cause gum disease can also contribute to heart disease and is now related…

21 May New Technology

Check out our new intraoral scanners and cameras! We’re excited to be utilizing our new intraoral scanners which take the place of messy and uncomfortable impressions for crowns and other prosthetics. These help the IOM team with precision in making the best, custom fit for your restorative needs. The intraoral…

21 May Blood Pressure Awareness Month

May is blood pressure awareness month and IOM is taking a closer look at how oral health can effect this important systemic issue. Did you know that gum disease can lessen the effectiveness of blood pressure medication? Researchers from a 2019 study concluded that: “Recent literature…

19 Apr Thinking About Dental Implants? What you Need to Know

Are you unhappy with your smile due to missing teeth? Dr. Sharvil Shah can replace teeth with dental implants to give you your best smile. The procedure had been around for years and is the best way to get healthy, natural looking teeth while feeling confident…

16 Apr What you Need to Know About Oral Cancer: Risk Factors and Free Screenings

April is oral cancer awareness month and Dr. Thompson and the IOM team want to remind you how important it is to get an oral cancer screening. Every hour, someone will die from oral cancer. Early detection and management can prevent this. Historically, the death rate…

1 Jan Teaching – and Delivering – the Latest in Optimal Oral and Total Body Health Protocols!

Dr. Thompson had a busy teaching schedule this past Fall and is looking forward to the New Year implementing the latest in optimal care protocols here at IOM – by offering even more diagnostic and treatment options for his patients. His speaking schedule included presenting “Wellness…

1 Jan Announcing the Addition of Dr. Sharvil Shah to the IOM Team!

Dr. Thompson and the IOM team are proud to announce the addition of Dr. Sharvil Shah to our practice! Dr. Shah grew up in the Ann Arbor area and attended the University of Michigan for his undergraduate studies and graduated from the University of Louisville Dental…