Do you have trouble sleeping? Do you often feel exhausted during the day? If so, your problem could be related to a serious disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA. The disorder can eventually lead to serious complications, including depression, high blood pressure, and a higher risk of heart attack and stroke. If you… Read more »
How Do I Avoid Cavities?
Tooth decay affects both children and adults, leading to uncomfortable symptoms, such as tooth sensitivity or toothaches, and increasing the risk of serious complications, such as dental infections. Despite the seriousness of this issue, tooth decay can be prevented with a focus on maintaining good oral hygiene.
How Do You Prevent Gum Disease?
Did you know that the studies from the Centers for Disease Control show half of United States adults over 30 suffer from some form of gum disease? Even though this very serious disease is very widespread, you can still take steps to protect your smile. With thorough and routine dental care you can help prevent… Read more »
Why Do My Teeth Look This Way?
Are your teeth looking yellow, greenish, or even brownish? Or maybe you’re noticing just a few stains here and there. Well, there are several reasons your teeth may look discolored or stained. The most common reason and the one that is easiest to rectify is that you have some extrinsic staining going on. Another reason,… Read more »
What Dentists Look At (Besides Teeth)
When you hear the word “dentist” do you automatically think “teeth”? Most people have that initial reaction. Dentists look at more than just teeth, however. Preventive visits help keep teeth healthy, but we don’t stop there. We also look at other structures in your mouth. Prevention means we will also ask about your overall health, and what… Read more »