Month: May 2015

Easier Cavity Prevention for Kids with Dental Sealants

Although cavities can affect anyone (the majority of adults in the US have had at least one), they can still develop in your child’s teeth, and are sometimes more likely to do so. When it comes to protecting your children’s smiles, your family dentist plays a significant role in successful, long-term cavity prevention. Also, keeping… Read more »

Facts About Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that stops people from breathing anywhere from for 10 to 30 seconds at a time while sleeping. These short stops in breathing can happen up to 400 times every night, disturbing your sleep even though they do not fully wake you up. Sleep apnea occurs when the tissue in… Read more »

Tips and Techniques for Teeth Whitening

When it comes to the appearance of your teeth, there are numerous factors they are exposed to on a daily basis that may alter their look, feel, or how they rest in your mouth. Your teeth are the epitome for attention as they are generally one of the first things people notice during a first impression…. Read more »

Learning the Truth About Tooth Extraction

Ideally, you would retain all of your healthy, natural adult teeth for life; hence the reason they are often called your permanent teeth. Unfortunately, that might not always be an option; accidental impacts, severe dental infections, and more often cause the premature loss of one or more adult teeth. Sometimes, teeth may need to be… Read more »

How Good Are You at Brushing Your Teeth?

Modern advancements in science, medicine, and dentistry have provided an impressive array of means for restoring smiles that need cosmetic or restorative care. Still, the most efficient method of protecting your smile remains the prevention of common dental issues. The cornerstone of prevention is good dental hygiene, and although most of us learned the tenets… Read more »

A Brief History of Chocolate!

The sweet, nearly irresistible taste of chocolate can lead you to believe that it must be bad for your health. To the joy of chocolate lovers everywhere, however, studies have shown that regulated amounts of chocolate can benefit your health, and may even help protect against oral health issues like tooth decay. To celebrate the… Read more »

Learn More About Supportive Dental Implants

For many patients, dental implants make tooth loss much less of a threat to their oral health than it otherwise would be. Even conventional replacement teeth, like dental bridges and dentures, can only do so much when it comes to restoring your dental health following tooth loss. As the only option for replacing your lost… Read more »

Why Your Dentures Might Appreciate Dental Implants

As one of dentistry’s longest-standing restorative appliances, dentures have come a long way in mimicking the natural teeth they are meant to replace. Innovative dental porcelain and other materials help create highly-realistic replacement teeth (pontics), while advanced acrylics provide comfortable, customized bases for the lifelike pontics. Still, even advanced dentures need a little assistance when… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions: Root Canal Therapy

If you have been suffering from a toothache, the news that you need root canal therapy to improve your oral health may not be exactly what you were hoping to hear. What you may not realize, though, is that this information should be music to your ears. Yes, we realize that you may have heard a… Read more »