Month: January 2016

3 FAQ's About Sleep Apnea

Is your partner complaining about your loud snoring every night? Do you find yourself constantly waking up and persistently tired throughout the day? If so, these may be symptoms pointing to a sleep disorder known as sleep apnea. While it can be difficult to diagnose because majority of the symptoms occur while you’re asleep, your… Read more »

Guide To Cavity Prevention For Kids

As parents, you can’t always control how your child chooses to maintain their oral health. Ultimately, it’s up to them. However, there are several ways you can help them to prevent cavities from damaging their little pearly whites! One of the best ways to enforce excellent dental hygiene is by practicing it yourself. Modeling proper… Read more »

3 Advantages Of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are used in many different situations; cosmetic and restorative. In the past, these tooth-like “caps” were made out of metals like gold and silver. With the advancement of dentistry over the past few decades, now dentists have begun to use materials like composite resin and porcelain – which are much more aesthetically appealing…. Read more »

How Do You Brighten Your Teeth?

Do you wish your smile were brighter? Over time, everything from the foods and drinks we consume to our daily habits can lead to the onset of discoloration. How do you brighten your teeth? Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry provides a number of possible solutions to teeth stains.

How Do You Know You Have Gum Disease?

Periodontitis, or gum disease, is an infection caused by plaque or tartar (bacteria) that is left untreated on your teeth. It can damage your gum tissue, bone density, and even cause you to lose teeth in severe cases. How do you know you have gum disease? Periodontitis begins with gingivitis – which usually presents with… Read more »

How Do You Properly Floss Your Teeth?

Often times, patients overlook flossing their teeth. However, it’s critical that you floss at least once per day – unless you really want to floss more, then go right ahead! Properly flossing will help to ensure that all of the food particles and bacteria are removed from between your teeth. How do you properly floss… Read more »

How Can You Qualify For Dental Implants?

If you’ve recently lost teeth, you may be looking at your different restoration options for getting your smile back. Dental implants are a great option functionally and cosmetically as they look very similar to your natural teeth. However, not just anyone is able to get these “new teeth.” How can you qualify for dental implants?… Read more »

Do You Have A Sore Jaw?

There are a couple different conditions that may leave you with a tired feeling jaw – bruxism and TMJ disorder. Bruxism is a condition in which you clench your jaw and grind your teeth. Grinding your teeth can damage your tooth enamel and, in extremely severe cases, can even chip or break your teeth. Often… Read more »