Month: August 2017

Importance Of Treating Sleep Apnea

Snoring can be embarrassing. It can also be a burden on your family or your partner, if your snoring keeps them up at night. Snoring can be much more than an inconvenience; It can also be a symptom of obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that cause serious health complications. a breathing… Read more »

The Negative Effects Of Bruxism

Bruxism is the act of grinding your teeth and clenching your jaw. There are many reasons that this unintentional bad habit may occur, such as, stress, misaligned teeth, or a side effect of medication or medical disorder. Grinding your teeth usually happens subconsciously while you sleep.  If you wake up with headaches, a sore jaw… Read more »

Free Yoga At The Library

The Mansfield Public Library is hosting a free all-levels yoga class on the first Tuesday of the month. All level of experience is welcome, even if you have never tried it before. Yoga has a calming effect on most people. Yoga has been around for more than 5,000 years. The practice of yoga focuses on syncing… Read more »

Are You Brushing Effectively?

Have you ever gotten a diagnosis of a cavity or gingivitis from your dentist despite your vigilant oral hygiene routine? During your routine cleaning, has the dental hygienist told you that there are some spots you seem to be neglecting? Certain areas are commonly missed by many people during brushing, so you are not alone…. Read more »

Can Adults Get Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants are a thin protective layer of biocompatible material applied directly to your teeth. The sealant protects the enamel of your teeth from harmful bacteria and acid. The sealants can cover nooks and crannies created by the surface of the teeth preventing plaque and bacteria buildup from eroding the enamel. Dental sealants are often… Read more »

Toothache? Some Things To Think About

A toothache can feel like it came out of nowhere. One minute, you feel fine and the next minute you are dealing with some serious pain. Toothaches can be caused by several different things. Some of these causes can be serious, some can be not-so-serious, and some causes can be not-so-serious with potential to quickly… Read more »

Protecting Your Tooth With A Filling

Prevention is the most important part of dentistry. The second most important part is regular checkups, which can provide early treatment of problems. Tooth decay can usually be prevented with good oral hygiene, mindful nutrition, and regular professional cleanings. Even with our best effort, tooth decay can still occur and cause cavities in our teeth…. Read more »

Mansfield Library’s Solar Eclipse Viewing

One of the biggest astronomical events in a decade will happen on August 21st: a total solar eclipse. The last time that a total solar eclipse happened over this much of America was in the year 1979. A complete solar eclipse is a moment when the moon, sun, and earth all line up causing the… Read more »

The Benefits Of Dental Bonding

Do you have minor imperfections in the appearance of your teeth? Does a small chip or crack make you feel self-conscious when you smile? Does that one tooth that is smaller than the rest of your teeth bother you? Do you find yourself staring at the tooth that is oddly shaped compared to the rest… Read more »

Which Cosmetic Option Is Right For My Teeth?

If you feel afraid to speak for fear of someone seeing your teeth or if you hide your smile behind a closed mouth, you need a smile upgrade. Your smile should make you feel confident and ready to take on the world. Cosmetic dentistry is the art of upgrading your smile’s appearance while conserving as much natural… Read more »