What Causes Sleep Apnea?

Are you having trouble sleeping at night, or find yourself overly sluggish when you wake up? You may be waking up intermittently throughout the night due to a lack of oxygen in your lungs. Sleep apnea can be caused by a blockage of your airway, also called obstructive sleep apnea, or a failure for signals… Read more »

A Crown Requires Routine Oral Hygiene Attention

Your dentist, Dr. , designed your new dental crown from durable materials like porcelain, gold, or base metal alloys. While these artificial materials are not susceptible to tooth decay, your crown will still need regular attention in your daily oral hygiene routine. Long-term complications resulting from chronic gum disease can still pose a significant threat… Read more »

Soda Alternatives: The Facts

It is very important for you to care for your teeth, and there are several things you should avoid doing and consuming. Specifically, there are some drinks, such as sodas and other soft drinks, that you should avoid altogether. Fortunately, though, there are a number of healthy drinks you could consider replacing them with. You… Read more »

Weak Enamel: What You Should Know

You know that it’s important to keep your teeth healthy and strong. You probably know that you should brush twice a day for two minutes at a time and that you should floss daily. Similarly, it’s important for you to keep your enamel, which is the hard protective layer of your teeth, healthy and strong…. Read more »

The Best Characteristics to Look for in Toothpaste

Do you ever ask yourself “What is a good type of toothpaste”? If so, then our team is more than happy to help you! There are many different types of paste that can be beneficial for your smile. However, there are also many different types of paste that aren’t so helpful. So, to help you… Read more »

The One Reason You Can’t Miss Cleanings

Regular visits with Dr. at in , , are an integral part of keeping your teeth and mouth as healthy as possible. While it’s obvious that it’s good to have your teeth thoroughly cleaned by our staff, there is one big reason why you shouldn’t ever skip regular cleanings. Let’s look at that reason today…. Read more »

Include Your Dental Crown in Your Dental Hygiene Routine

A dental crown in , , is a nearly perfect replica of the enamel layer of a tooth. If residual food particles and plaque are not cleaned away from the crown, they will harden into tartar, which promotes gum disease and tooth decay. The advanced form of gum disease, known as periodontitis, can cause your… Read more »

This Halloween, Treat Your Children to Healthy Smiles

What are you doing to protect your children’s healthy smiles as the fall festivities begin? As tempting as it is to allow them to cut back on healthy eating when they are surrounded by bountiful sugary treats, they will be happier if they emerge from the holiday celebrations without additional cavities. As Halloween fast approaches,… Read more »

A Simple Fluoride Treatment Can Fortify Your Tooth Enamel

The bacteria in your mouth and the acidic foods and drinks you enjoy can gradually erode the microscopic mineral crystals that make up your tooth enamel. This process, which is known as demineralization, can pose some serious long-term complications for your teeth. On a long enough timeline, unchecked enamel erosion can create microscopic channels through… Read more »

What You Should Know About Gum Disease

Gum disease can creep up pretty quickly, and could be difficult to notice. Since gum disease can cause damage in your mouth, you should try to do whatever you can to avoid the issue. As you probably know, brushing and flossing can help you avoid this disease—but did you know that even if your oral… Read more »