Dentistry Topic Data Blog: Sleep Apnea

Have you ever heard of sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is an oral health condition that arises when breathing patterns are broken up or interrupted while you sleep. Typically, a person will not get a full night's sleep if sleep apnea is present. Furthermore, if left untreated, sleep apnea can lead to diabetes, heart attacks, and strokes. Fortunately, testing for sleep... read more »

Oral Health Treatment Essentials: TMJ Disorders

Is your mouth not functioning as it is intended? Have you ever wondered why your mouth isn’t fully opening and closing properly? In most situations, it is the result of damaged temporomandibular joints, referred to as TMJs, in your jaw.  If they are damaged, a TMJ disorder occurs, also known as a TMD.  Here are some things you should know... read more »

Replacing a Lost Tooth Will Improve Your Smile

Do you find yourself wishing for a full smile since losing a tooth? Have you suffered a severe injury or another problem that has left you with multiple missing teeth? If so, tooth replacement therapies can be used to fill out your smile in three distinct ways: dentures, dental implants, and dental bridges. Enhance your smile with tooth replacement therapy.... read more »

Overcoming the Oral Health Obstacles of Being a Teen

Overcoming the oral health obstacles of being a teen is no easy task. Not only are teens faced with a multitude of teeth growing in, potentially improperly, but there is a host of pressures and risks to one’s oral health that most teens will have to face very day, including the following: - Smoking is a serious issue that often... read more »

The Quest for Alternative Dental Tools Begins with Sugarless Gum

The quest for alternative dental tools begins with sugarless gum. If you are looking for alternative dental cleaners that can be used to help keep your mouth fresh and your teeth clean, you may want to consider sugarless chewing gum. Sugarless gum can be used after meals when brushing your teeth can be damaging to your smile due to abrasive... read more »