It’s hard to believe we’re already three months into the year. Have you planned out all your family’s dental appointments for 2024 yet? If not, let us help you make a plan that will keep you organized and meet all of your family’s dental healthcare needs. Read on to learn more about creating an annual oral health plan.
February is recognized as Gum Disease Awareness Month in an effort to make the public aware of the prevalence of the disease and the lasting effects that it can cause if left untreated. This common condition affects more than half of American adults, so there is a good chance you or a loved one may experience this condition during your lifetime.
Would you like to improve the appearance of your front teeth? Whether your front teeth are damaged or you are just unhappy with the way they look, we can help by using a cosmetic dentistry treatment. One option that is popular with our patients is porcelain veneers. Veneers are a common choice because they blend in beautifully with the natural teeth and provide many benefits. Read on to learn more about this popular treatment.
Have you been told that you frequently snore at night, or do you often wake up in the morning still exhausted, even though you slept all night? If so, you may be experiencing symptoms of a common condition known as sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a serious condition in which a person stops breathing multiple times throughout the night. It occurs when the muscles in the back of the throat relax during sleep, blocking the airway and restricting your breathing. When you stop breathing, your brain is alert, causing you to wake. The waking periods are so short that you are unaware that you are not sleeping.
Do you often experience discomfort in your cheeks or jaw? Do you have difficulty opening your mouth wide or chewing certain foods? Or do you frequently wake up with unexplained headaches? It is not uncommon to experience any of these problems from time to time. However, if you notice these problems regularly or experience more than one of these issues, there is a chance you are suffering from a common condition known as TMD. Read on to learn more about TMD and the importance of receiving treatment when diagnosed.
Would you love to improve the alignment of your teeth but are hesitant because you are not interested in wearing traditional metal braces? We love to help our patients find a treatment that can not only improve their smile but also restore their oral health. With the advancements in treatment and technology, there is a popular orthodontic treatment that we provide to patients that moves teeth without bulky metal brackets and wires — Invisalign®.