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Do you make sure to visit your dentist at least twice a year to check on your oral health? Learn why dental visits are so important.

How To Pick The Right Solution For Dental Problems

17 June 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

As a patient visiting a dentist, you may feel a bit confused about the array of procedures that are used to correct dental problems. While you want to trust your practitioner's advice, it doesn't hurt to learn what solutions are commonly used to address what issues. This article will discuss three common situations people should know a bit about. Crowns vs. Fillings or Veneers Dental crowns are commonly used to address physical defects in the enamel of a tooth. Read More …

3 Things to Know About Your Oral Health

17 May 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

When it comes to the health of your teeth and gums, you probably feel like you have a good handle on things. Brushing, flossing, and using mouthwash are all that matters, right? While good daily oral hygiene is key, there's more to taking care of your teeth than that. Regular visits to the dentist are a must as are being aware of things that can impact your teeth and gums outside of your daily oral hygiene. Read More …

How Your Dentist Can Help With Sleep Apnea

5 April 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

When you wake up in the morning with a dry mouth, sore gums or you feel like you haven't slept much at all, it's possible you have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea, also known as Obstructive Sleep Apnea, is a condition where you may develop problems breathing during sleep. This is caused by physical obstructions closing off the airway. If your dentist feels you have a more serious form of sleep apnea, they will recommend you consult your doctor. Read More …

Avoiding Dental Damage From Acids

13 March 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Acid can cause extensive damage to your tooth enamel. The corrosive substance dissolves the minerals that make up the tooth material. Thus, as your teeth are exposed to acids from different sources, they begin to decay. Calcium, phosphorous, and other important minerals are displaced from the enamel, weakening the tooth and causing the formation of cavities. Although cavities can be treated using dental fillings or crowns, the dental damage can be avoided. Read More …

New Applications For Invisalign And Why It Makes Sense

8 February 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Invisalign braces are comprised of clear plastic. You can pop them in and out as needed to eat and brush your teeth, and you clean the braces in a dental cup with a fizzy tablet. They have been in use as braces for some time now, but recently, orthodontists have been using them in a couple of different ways. Check out how the braces are being used now, and why it makes sense. Read More …