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COVID and Jaw Pain: What’s Next?

Stress and tension are often implicated in cases of jaw pain. We are all dealing with the many consequences of COVID-19, including disruptions to our home and workplace schedules, as well as being sheltered for long periods with our loved ones. (They are still our loved ones, right?) Since reopening our practice after a mandated … Continued

Keto Breath

Many people started 2020 with a resolution to get fit and lose weight. (Just like last year, right?) If you chose the Keto Diet for weight loss, you may be noticing an unexpected side effect known as “Keto Breath”. Blinding You with Science The basic tenet of the ketogenic diet is that it reduces or … Continued

25th Anniversary Events

In celebrating 25 years as a Waynesvlle, NC dentist, I set out to have a banner year of events to show my team, my patients, and the community how much I have appreciated their support. We pulled out all the stops! Dr. G’s Movie Night Our patients enjoyed a private screening of Captain Marvel before … Continued

Oral Cancer Facts

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and an ideal time to discuss the latest facts and statistics concerning this disease. While oral cancer is relatively rare, it has historically resulted in a high death rate because it is generally diagnosed in the later stages of the disease. To aid in the screening of our patients … Continued

Mr. Sandman, Bring Me Some Sleep!

The Benefits of Sleep The science of sleep has revealed that stacking Z’s is much more important to our physical and mental health than previously thought. There are many physiological processes that take place only while we are sleeping, and during specific stages of sleep. For our bodies to function at their maximum levels, we … Continued
Michael D. Gillespie, DDS

Michael D. Gillespie, DDS