Is It Time to Consider Sleep Apnea Treatment?

Is It Time to Consider Sleep Apnea Treatment?How often do you wake up still feeling exhausted, even after a full night of sleep? Do you ever sit at your desk but feel somewhere else, because you are so tired you are having a difficult time concentrating? Even behind the wheel, do you find yourself feeling drowsy? Have loved ones recently complained that you are snoring so loudly it wakes them at night? If so, it could be due to undiagnosed Obstructive Sleep Apnea, a condition that can negatively impact your sleep and your overall health. Fortunately, your dentist can likely help address your OSA with minimally invasive treatment. (more…)

Sedation Dentistry Could Calm Your Fears and Keep You Comfortable

Sedation Dentistry Could Calm Your Fears and Keep You ComfortableAre you nervous about seeing the dentist? Whether it is due to a general dental anxiety, or the scope of restorative work you need, the great news is that sedation dentistry could likely help. There are a number of sedation options that most dentists provide, and for the vast majority of patients these are effective ways of calming fears and also keeping patients comfortable throughout their dental treatment. If you find yourself needing to visit the dentist but a bit nervous about it, it’s time to talk to your dentist about how sedation dentistry could help. (more…)

Struggling with a Cavity? A Seamless Solution Can Restore Your Smile

Struggling with a Cavity? A Seamless Solution Can Restore Your SmileOuch! Are you no longer able to enjoy snacks, meals, or even your morning cup of coffee without pesky tooth pain getting in the way? When brushing your teeth, have you noticed white patches on the surface of some of your teeth, or even dark grey or black lines along the crevices of some of your teeth? If so, you could be struggling with a dental cavity. Some studies indicate that nearly 90 percent of adults will suffer from dental decay. Fortunately, if you are one of those diagnosed with a cavity this year, you could enjoy improved comfort and confidence with a modern dental filling. (more…)

Could You Have Bruxism? Your Dentist Could Help

Could You Have Bruxism? Your Dentist Could HelpAre you struggling with dental or even jaw pain recently? In fact, do you frequently wake up feeling discomfort along your jawline, and subsequently headaches? Have you noticed visible wear along the edges of your teeth? If so, you could unknowingly be suffering from bruxism, the term used to describe subconscious tooth grinding. Though this happens most often during sleep, making it difficult to self-diagnose, it can also happen subconsciously during the day, particularly during times of extreme stress. Fortunately, your dentist could likely help stop your nighttime teeth grinding with minimally invasive treatment, and that could help to protect your teeth, and improve your overall comfort! (more…)

Ready to Smile Proudly? Time for Cosmetic Dentistry

Ready to Smile Proudly? Time for Cosmetic DentistryDo you ever find yourself dreaming of a brighter or more beautiful smile when you flip through the pages of your favorite magazines? When you watch TV or movies, are you more interested in the stars’ smiles than the plot of the stories? If so, it could be because your own smile insecurities are causing you to fixate on how much better your own life could be if only you had a Hollywood-worthy smile of your own. Fortunately, you don’t have to be rich or famous to enjoy a beautiful smile. Cosmetic dentistry could help address imperfections, in order to give you a more brilliant smile!

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How Can Your Smile Be Completed Securely with Prosthetic Dentistry?

How Can Your Smile Be Completed with Prosthetic Dentistry?Are you suffering from an incomplete smile ever since you lost a tooth unexpectedly? Whether it was caused by trauma, decay, gum disease or something else, the good news it that prosthetic dentistry can help you complete your smile both functionally and cosmetically. If you want to improve your comfort and your confidence by completing your smile, it’s time to talk to your restorative dentist about the modern prostheses available to help. (more…)

Are You Overdue for a Dental Checkup?

Are You Overdue for a Dental Checkup?Do you ever find yourself wondering, but too embarrassed to ask, whether it is really that important that you see the dentist regularly? Many adults feel tempted to skip regular cleanings, in order to save money, time or simply because they don’t think they are all that necessary. Unfortunately, skipping regular dental visits can heighten your risk of developing dental cavities and even gum disease. So, if you have been postponing a dental trip, it is time to reconsider. Instead, why not focus on the many benefits of seeing your dentist regularly? (more…)

Could You Enjoy a Straighter Smile without Traditional Braces?

Could You Enjoy a Straighter Smile without Traditional Braces?Are you tired of feeling embarrassed by the misalignment of your teeth? Tired of wishing you had worn braces as a teenager, but not actually doing anything to address the problems now? If you would love a straighter smile, but have hesitated to talk to your dentist because you don’t want to be the only adult in your office wearing noticeable metal braces, you can stop worrying and start taking action. That’s because cosmetic braces make it possible to help improve the teeth’s alignment without resorting to traditional metal braces. (more…)

Could Drinking Water Be Good for Your Oral Health?

Could Drinking Water Be Good for Your Oral Health?Is your favorite part of your day when you pour yourself a piping hot cup of coffee in the morning? Perhaps it is hitting the drive thru for an afternoon soda, or sweet tea? At the gym, do you enjoy grabbing a sports drink to quench your thirst? How often do you meet friends after work for alcoholic beverages? While a few sweetened drinks may be fine, if you are relying on beverages other than water throughout the day, you could be putting your oral health in jeopardy. Water is essential to great oral health. In fact, there are several important reasons you should likely be drinking more of it. (more…)

Are You Struggling with An Incomplete Smile?

Are You Struggling with An Incomplete Smile?

Have you found yourself avoiding certain foods lately, because it’s difficult to chew ever since you suffered from tooth loss? Do you avoid taking photos with family and friends, ever since you had to have a tooth extracted? An incomplete smile can create a number of frustrations, both cosmetically and functionally. Fortunately, modern dental prostheses exist to help patients rebound from tooth loss with natural-looking and comfortable smile solutions. So you don’t have to settle for an incomplete smile any longer. You need to talk to your restorative dentist about how a prostheses could help! (more…)