Are You Aware of Possible Health Problems from Sleep Apnea?

Did you know that people suffering from sleep apnea have up to five times greater risk of having traffic accidents? Untreated obstructive sleep apnea doesn’t just affect one’s breathing and sleep quality, but also overall quality of life with potential health risks. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) (or upper airway resistance... Read more »

Spring Into Summer With a Confident Smile

Identifying and treating tooth and jaw alignment issues early on is very beneficial for your health. This allows time to make adjustments and align the teeth into their correct position. Your teeth are something you use to eat, smile and communicate with others, so it’s important to take care of... Read more »

The Scoop on Cavities and How to Prevent Them

Although we are turning back the clock for daylight savings, you can’t turn back time on your teeth. Studies have shown that one in five Americans has untreated cavities, which is decay that has damaged a tooth’s hard, outer enamel layer and created small holes. Cavities can arise in people... Read more »

Consider Water Flossing for Your Dental Flossing Needs

When it comes to caring for your teeth in or out of braces, you already know how important it is to brush twice a day. Cleaning your teeth daily helps get rid of harmful bacteria or plaque in the mouth that can cause gum disease and tooth decay. But brushing... Read more »

Start off the New Year With a Whiter Smile!

Have you been waiting for the right time to look into a teeth whitening treatment? There's no better time than the New Year! While you are setting goals for 2019, one to include could be achieving a whiter and brighter smile. Teeth whitening lightens the color of your teeth, helping remove discoloration and stains that have gradually... Read more »

Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones with a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it's still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason our doctors and the American Dental Association recommend bi-annual dental cleanings and exams. Seeing our dental team... Read more »

The Difference Between Full, Partial, and Implant-Supported Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full, partial, and implant-supported dentures? Our team is happy to review all these options for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures and the benefits they have... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental... Read more »

How Your Bite Pattern Can Affect Your Smile

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, the outermost covering of your teeth that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job, since it is the hardest substance in your body. However, because... Read more »