If you have lost a significant portion of your permanent teeth, then you need to see a dentist. Otherwise, tooth loss can lead to a number of very serious consequences for your oral health. Fortunately, we have lifelike prosthetic that can replace multiple missing teeth. Do you have questions about dentures? Do you need a… Read more »
Why Do We Need Checkups and Cleanings?
Be honest: When was the last time you made an appointment with your dentist for a routine exam? We understand that your schedule can be hectic, but brushing and flossing isn’t enough to safeguard your smile against tooth decay and periodontal disease. Why do we need checkups and cleanings? We need these preventive procedures in… Read more »
When Do You Need A Scaling/Root Planing
Also known as gum inflammation, gingivitis impacts millions of people and can lead to a number of uncomfortable symptoms. However, without treatment, gingivitis can also increase the risk of gum disease. Gum inflammation can be reversed, but gum disease cannot, which I why seeking treatment, such as a scaling and root planing, is essential to… Read more »
4 Ways To Address Sleep Apnea
Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA causes patients to lose sleep and feel exhausted during the day. The disorder occurs when the soft tissues in the throat and mouth become overly relaxed, collapsing and blocking airflow. The patient stops breathing until the brain wakes them, which can happen hundreds of times per night, even if the… Read more »
Can Extractions Help Your Smile?
The goal of dentistry is to help people maintain healthy and beautiful smiles. Removing a tooth seems counterproductive then, right? In reality, extraction is sometimes necessary to avoid serious oral health complications. Can extractions really help your smile? Will the doctor replace your missing tooth?