Advanced Dentistry

CPAP Isn’t the Only Way to Treat Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a common yet serious sleep disorder. It often occurs when the upper airway becomes blocked repeatedly during sleep. This results in episodes in which breathing is briefly paused multiple times per hour, depriving the brain of oxygen and leading to several daytime symptoms and long-term health complications if not treated. How do … Read More

Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right for You?

Your smile is a powerful asset. Not only does its appearance affect how you feel about yourself, but it also influences how you are perceived by others. About two-thirds of Americans are more likely to remember attractive features than those they find to be unpleasant. This begs the question: are you satisfied with the way your … Read More

Why Your Baby Teeth Are So Important

The eruption of the first baby teeth is an exciting moment for parents. This is just one of the many milestones that babies go through and parents can look forward to in the first year. Yet, since baby teeth are not permanent and parents know that these teeth will eventually fall out, many often wrongly … Read More

Vitamins and Your Oral Health

It is no surprise that the typical American diet is lacking in ideal nutrients. The majority of Americans settle for fast food and fast paced lives that leave little time for healthy choices. One way to supplement a less than stellar diet is by adding daily supplements in the form of vitamins. Of course, it … Read More

Why Are Baby Teeth So Important?

Baby teeth are more than just cute little teeth inside a child’s mouth, they are important features of a baby’s mouth and greatly influence many areas of development. The most chronic childhood disease is dental caries, or cavities, which is caused by the breakdown of tooth enamel. While it is unfortunate that cavities are common … Read More

What is TMD/TMJ?

Do any of these sound familiar to you? Frequent headaches Pain or soreness in the jaw Pain in the face, neck, or shoulders Clenching teeth Popping or clicking sound in the jaw when you chew Tinnitus (ringing in the ears) Stuffy or congested ears If one or more of the previous symptoms were familiar with … Read More

4 Reasons For Bone Grafting

In order for dental implants to be successful, the bone under the gums must be tall and wide enough to fully envelope the titanium post. If bone has been lost, a bone substitute or bone graft must be used prior to getting dental implants. This is a simple procedure that allows the results of your … Read More