Month: July 2018

Things that Might Surprise You About Tooth Loss

There’s a lot of information out there about tooth loss, but much of it is false, such as the fact that it occurs naturally as you age. The truth is that tooth loss is more common than it should be, and with the right care and maintenance, patients can often prevent the most common causes… Read more »

Why Tooth Fillings Are So Effective

Tooth decay (the cause behind cavity development) still affects a majority of people at some point in their lives. However, cavities aren’t as destructive overall as they used to be thanks to advanced, highly biocompatible treatments such as tooth-colored fillings. A tooth filling is designed to stop a cavity from growing worse and strengthen your… Read more »

How to Know if It’s Time for Teeth-Whitening

Prevention is the best way to keep your smile as healthy and beautiful as it can be. Sometimes, though, regular dental checkups and cleanings aren’t enough to prevent everything. For instance, even if you can stop tooth decay and gum disease from developing, your teeth might still stain from things as simple as eating and… Read more »

Is Sleep Apnea Lowering Your Quality of Life?

The thing about obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is that it can have a multitude of impacts on your health and quality of life before you even realize that you have it. As one of the more common sleep breathing disorders, sleep apnea is known for interrupting your sleep cycle by forcing you to stop breathing… Read more »