Month: July 2017

Can Your Dentist Help You Stop Snoring?

Did you know that you can find relief from your chronic snoring problem at your dentist’s office? You probably wouldn’t naturally think of your dentist when seeking better sleep, but the mechanisms behind snoring and the sleep disorder, sleep apnea often originate with your oral tissues. Today, we explain how methods for treating OSA often… Read more »

Why Dental Crowns Work So Well

Because your teeth cannot repair themselves when damaged or threatened by disease, modern dentistry focuses much attention on creating effective, discrete man-made solutions to reinforce weakened teeth. As a custom-designed, fabricated replica of your tooth, a dental crown can offer a wide range of benefits in a number of different circumstances. Today, we explore some… Read more »

How Porcelain Veneers Improve Smiles

Patients who are unhappy with their smiles because stains, chips, odd spacing, or slight crookedness mar their teeth’s appearance tend to hide their smiles more often than they show them. Porcelain veneers are wafer-thin shells of dental porcelain that are bonded to the fronts of a patient’s teeth to cover such potentially embarrassing blemishes. If… Read more »

Exploring Jaw Pain and TMJ Disorder

There are plenty of issues that can affect your smile’s health, beauty, and function. Most people are aware of the few that can directly attack their teeth and gums, such as tooth decay and gum disease. However, your dental health involves more than just teeth and gums, and in some cases, the components that move… Read more »