How to Keep Your Braces in Tip-Top Shape and Stay on Track

Your braces are a strong appliance that can effectively shift and move your teeth to give you the smile you want. However, that doesn’t mean it’s indestructible. In fact, there are many things you can do to damage your braces and delay your treatment time. This is why it’s best to try to keep your… Read more »

Minor Lifestyle Modifications Might Be Included in a TMJ Disorder Treatment Strategy

Discomfort in the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw can also influence the surrounding muscles and other connective tissues. TMJ disorder is a condition affecting these areas. It can often cause discomfort when biting down, a dull ache in the muscles in front of the ears or around the temples, as well as a clicking… Read more »

TMD Symptoms to Diagnose

Have you been experiencing unexplained symptoms of TMD (temporomandibular disorders)? These symptoms can include many of the following we will discuss, but contact Dr. and our professionals if you believe one of the following signs of TMD is related to your pain. Our team can identify and find what treatment is best for you. Some… Read more »

CPAP Treatments for While You Sleep

Are you experiencing a form of sleep apnea or snoring affecting the way you sleep? Your dentist or doctor may suggest getting an oral appliance or CPAP device. Dr. and associates want to assist you with getting the sleep you need and want. CPAP stands for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, and basically describes the amount… Read more »

Experiencing Dental Anxiety Before an Appointment

If you experience anxiety or nervousness before your dental appointment, wants to work with you to create the best possible scenario where you are comfortable. You are not the only one who has experienced dental anxiety before. Discuss with us how to make your appointment easier for you. Speaking up about your fears and concerns… Read more »

Mouthwash 101

If you’re ready to take your dental hygiene to the next level, then it’s time to start using mouthwash. Mouthwashes, which are sometimes referred to as oral rinses or mouth rinses, are liquid products used for washing the mouth, typically through gargling or swishing. Rinsing with mouthwash will help you keep your mouth clean and… Read more »

Do You Know What Dental Erosion Is?

Do you know what dental erosion is? Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, takes place when acids eat away at the precious tooth enamel protecting our teeth. Tooth enamel, the thin layer on our teeth, can be damaged in a variety of ways, but it is typically harmful acids that break through the easiest… Read more »

Consider Veneers

Do you have a cracked, discolored or chipped tooth? Consider getting a veneer. Here are two basic FAQs: What is a dental veneer? A veneer is a tooth-like sheet made of white durable porcelain. It is adhered to your natural tooth to restore what has been chips or cracks or hide severe discoloration. What is… Read more »

You May Be Suffering from Sleep Apnea and Not Even Know It

You may be suffering from sleep apnea and not even know it. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that occurs when your breathing patterns are disrupted while you sleep. Many times, you will wake up through the night, but often don’t remember or fail to register the reason why it occurred. The most common types… Read more »

Dental Nitrous Oxide Sedation will Make Your Nervousness Vanish

Going to the dentist can be a stressful experience. Our dental team in , , understand why some people may not want to undergo dental procedures. We want all of our patients to feel relaxed and safe during a visit. This is why we offer nitrous oxide. What is nitrous oxide? Nitrous oxide is a… Read more »