Importance of Semi-Annual Visits to Your Dentist’s Office

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 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 …

Expect Your Dentist To Delay A Veneer Appointment If These Issues Are Present

17 January 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Dental veneers are a cosmetic dentistry procedure that can dramatically change the look of your teeth and help to turn you from someone who seldom smiles into someone who is happy to show off his or her pearly whites. Getting dental veneers takes two appointments, but you can visit your dentist for an initial consultation to learn about this procedure and get the process started. In some cases, your dentist may not immediately move forward with the veneers if other issues are present in your mouth — especially if they're affecting the teeth or gums around your area of focus. Read More …

Does Sugar Really Cause Cavities?

18 December 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Sugar has been badmouthed for many years, but one look at store shelves shows it still to be incredibly popular with consumers. Dental experts have been warning people about the ill effects of sugar on dental health for a long time but you may be wondering if sugar really has all that much to do with cavities. Read on to find out more about what does cause cavities and how to prevent it from happening in your mouth. Read More …