Recognizing Sleep Apnea Risk Factors

When was the last time you had a proper night’s sleep unimpeded by poor breathing that woke you up? If you can’t remember, you may have a condition called sleep apnea that causes sleep disruption. There are two common types of sleep apnea, and these are obstructive sleep apnea (an obstructed airway) and central sleep… Read more »

What Saliva Does

Have you ever wondered why your mouth produces so much saliva? And it’s not just your mouth, either, but dogs too. What’s the deal with all this excess liquid? Well, the good news is that this production of saliva greatly benefits the health of your teeth, and your mouth. Once you understand how important saliva… Read more »

Avoiding Dental Problems

Our , Dr. , encourages you to do everything you can to prevent dental problems. This is because dental problems can damage your smile and severely affect your oral health. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to prevent dental issues, and our dentist is happy to tell you all about them today. If… Read more »

Dentistry in Motion: Teenage Dentistry

Several risks can arise to a teen’s oral health as the last of their teeth begin to grow in. During your teen years, your wisdom teeth will be the last adult teeth you ever receive. Once they are in place, you will need to make sure that your teeth are well taken care of, so… Read more »

Composite Dental Fillings Looks Like Natural Tooth Enamel

Patients who struggle to maintain a consistent oral hygiene routine or who sometimes skip their regularly dental checkups are at increased risk of suffering a cavity. Early symptoms of tooth decay could include a minor change in the surface texture of the tooth, worsening sensitivity or a minor discoloration in the affected tooth enamel. If… Read more »

Improve Your Smile With Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are an effective and popular branch in the world of cosmetic dentistry. That is because of the wave of success dental veneers have had in recent years providing thousands with a flawless and beautiful smile. Specifically, dental veneers are essentially custom-made shells that are designed to cover the front of your existing natural… Read more »

A Missing Dental Filling Needs Professional Attention

Dental fillings are designed to last for many years. However, chronic inconsistencies in your oral hygiene routine can gradually start to demineralize the surrounding tooth enamel. This can start to weaken the area around the dental filling. As this starts to happen you might notice a gradual change in the surface texture of the tooth,… Read more »

Unlock Your Smile with Chewing Gum

In order to ensure your oral health care remains at its best, always seek out new and interesting ways to improve it. This includes adding alternative forms of cleaning to your daily dental routines, including chewing sugarless gum after meals. Ironically, chewing sugarless gum can prevent various forms of damage from occurring, and can even… Read more »

The Keys to a Great Smile with Cavity Prevention

Your smile often depends on cavity prevention to ensure your teeth and gums remain safe throughout your life. Dental erosion occurs due to plaque buildup and bacteria converting substances in your mouth into harmful acids that can chew threw tooth enamel. In order to protect your smile, these harmful acids must be neutralized or washed… Read more »

Cracked Tooth Syndrome Goes Unseen

You have cracked tooth syndrome when tiny cracks in teeth hide underneath the gums or go unseen by an x-ray. Those who clench their teeth or grind while sleeping are at risk of having this syndrome, as are those who are genetically disposed or have weakened teeth due to many previous dental procedures. Your molars… Read more »