What You Can Do About Sleep Apnea?

Do you sometimes wake up still feeling exhausted? Have you ever been told that you snore or make other noises while you sleep? Do you wake up frequently during the night? If so, you could be dealing with a serious condition known as sleep apnea. While you may have heard of this condition, did you… Read more »

Chewing Gum: The Facts

Have you ever heard that chewing your gum is bad for your teeth? There may be some truth in this. However, chewing gum can also lead to a number of dental benefits. You see, chewing gum can be detrimental or beneficial—depending on the type of gum you chew. Many people assume that chewing gum is… Read more »

When to Yank a Tooth

When you’re having troubles with your teeth, you’re often faced with two choices: yank the tooth via extraction, or leave it in and let Dr. perform a root canal to help preserve the tooth. While neither of those is an ideal outcome, it’s good to be educated on the pros and cons of both situations… Read more »

Are Mercury Fillings Safe?

For more than 150 years, dentists have used mercury in amalgam fillings to help repair cavities. But recently, people have questioned whether or not the mercury used is harmful to your health. The truth is that these types of fillings are very safe and effective, but let’s take a deeper look at answering the question… Read more »

Take Good Care of Those Healthy Gums

Healthy gums don’t happen by accident and they are just as valuable as healthy teeth for a confident smile. Your gums perform a vital function as they surround and support your pearly whites. Unfortunately, periodontal disease is one of the biggest factors in tooth loss for adults. Because gum disease itself can be painless, unless… Read more »

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Dr. and our team in , , want to wish you and yours a fun and healthy Halloween now that fall is officially in full swing. To help you achieve this, we would like to share with you this month’s message from the American Dental Hygienists’ Association–Do The Daily 4. We believe doing the daily… Read more »