Pew Research identifies gaps in senior oral health

Pew Research has identified the alarming gap in the oral health of the country’s oldest citizens: While U.S. seniors are keeping their teeth longer than they did in the past, many are unable to access preventive dental care or treatment to keep their mouths healthy. Senior citizens—those 65 and older—made up 15 percent of the…

Apple Tree honored by Henry Schein

Apple Tree Dental was one of three organizations honored in Dallas June 23 by Henry Schein, Inc., the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, as part of the inaugural Henry Schein Cares Medal for oral health—an award that will be given annually to one organization…

Apple Tree Supports Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation

Should Minnesota try to keep the next generation of youth smoke free? Apple Tree Dental says “yes!” Apple Tree’s providers witness firsthand how tobacco use can lead to an increased risk of periodontal disease, an infection of the gums and jawbones.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), smokers are at twice…