Sleep apnea is a very serious disease that affects millions of Americans today. The problem is that many people do not get proper treatment for this disease because it is obtrusive and embarrassing. The typical treatment is Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, which is a machine that is attached to your face while you sleep, providing […]
The Reasons you Should not Ignore Sleep Apnea
How to Make your Dental Implants Last
Your dental implants are supposed to be in your mouth for the rest of your life. Of course, just like anything else in life, however, things can change. If you are not properly caring for your implants or you are not following a proper diet, you could find that your implant fails. The good news […]
Can you Recognize the Signs of Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea can be a fatal disease if it is not treated. Because you stop breathing multiple (sometimes hundreds) of times during the night, you are relying on your body’s ability to wake up and regulate your breathing again. If this does not happen or too much stress is put on your cardiovascular system, you […]
The Summer Sun is Good for your Teeth Because of Vitamin D
We are all told to hide from the sun, or wear proper protection. While wearing protection is good, we want you to know the benefits on your oral health by spending your summer days in the sun. It might seem strange to think that the sun would have anything to do with your oral health […]
Simple Ways to Manage Stress to Protect Your Teeth
Many people do not realize the damage that stress can do to their teeth. Not only does it lower their immune system, putting them at risk for various oral health diseases, including periodontitis, but it can also cause a person to grind or clench their jaws, which can wreak havoc on their back teeth, causing […]
Tips to Help Treat and Prevent TMJ
TMJ is also known as temporomandibular disorder, which is a general term for pain in the jaw that affects the temporomandibular joint. This is where the upper and lower jaws come together. This type of pain typically is associated with migraine headaches, clicking and locking in the jaw, and pain on the back and sides […]
Do you Perform Self Oral Cancer Screenings?
Almost 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer every year and more than 8,000 are fatal cases. These numbers are staggering, but the fact is that oral cancer can be detected early and treated if you act fast. Just like other forms of cancer where self-screenings are essential, the same is true for oral cancer. […]
What Causes Gum Pain with Dental Implants?
A dental implant is major dental surgery, so it is not surprising after your surgery that you experience pain. In fact, you most often will experience a good deal of pain once the anesthetic starts to wear off. It is entirely natural that you will have some soreness in the gums where the implant was […]
The Most Common Soft Tissue Injuries to the Face in the Summer
The face is perhaps one of the most important aspects of the personality of any human being and it is not only related to the general aesthetic appeal of the person but it is a window into the personality of individuals. However, it is important to point out that the tissues of the face are […]
Trouble Sleeping: You Might be Experiencing Teeth Grinding
If you are constantly tired during the day or never feel as if you got a good night’s rest, you could be suffering from nighttime bruxism, otherwise known as tooth grinding. Many people subconsciously grind their teeth throughout the night yet have no idea that they are doing it. If you are stressed while you […]