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Why You May Need Sleep Apnea Treatment

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the muscles at the back of the throat fail to keep the airway open during sleep, resulting in brief periods where your breathing stops. These…


Vaping and Your Oral Health

Vaping is the use of electronic or e-cigarettes. It is an alternative to cigarette smoking. However, vaping still utilizes nicotine in the vapor. While e-cigarettes use less nicotine than traditional cigarettes, there are still health risks to the user.  With…


The Process of a Dental Filling

A dental filling is a process that helps restore the function of your tooth. Typically, your dentist will use a dental filling if you have a cavity. A cavity is a small pit of decay that forms on the enamel—the…


Types of Dental Bridges

Dental bridges are a type of tooth replacement that will fill the gaps of your missing teeth. A dental bridge utilizes your remaining natural teeth to keep the appliance in place. In fact, dental crowns hold the false tooth (or…


Why Choose Sedation Dentistry?

Sedation is nothing new in dentistry. For decades, dentists have used sedation to help their patients feel more comfortable and make their procedures run more smoothly. From pain to anxiety, there is a sedation option that is right for you. …


Dentures for Missing Teeth

When you lose one tooth or many, you must decide quickly about a tooth replacement. There are several options from which you can choose. However, the availability of tooth replacement options may make your decision difficult.  Unfortunately, time does not…


Why Choose A Professional Whitening?

Your smile is an integral part of who you are. It represents a lot about you. In fact, your smile tends to be one of the first things that people notice about you. Do you feel that your smile doesn’t…


How Can My Dentist Help With Headaches?

Do you suffer from frequent headaches? If yes, you may want to know what is causing your pain. You definitely want some relief. Rather than searching deep within the internet for other cures, simply ask your dentist. You may be…


Why Might I Need a Tooth Extraction?

A tooth extraction refers to the dental procedure where a tooth needs removal entirely from its socket. You may have heard an extraction called having a tooth “pulled.” There are numerous reasons why you might need a tooth extracted, including…


5 Ways to Keep Teeth Healthy

Your teeth and gums are extremely important to your overall health. In order to keep your teeth healthy, you need to develop a daily oral care routine. Without a proper routine, you are at risk of developing tooth decay or…