Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

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You could have sleep apnea without knowing it. Many people do. It's a condition that causes people to just randomly stop and start breathing while they are sleeping and can cause serious issues. Some people have to sleep with a special machine to monitor their breathing and breathe for them in the event they stop sleeping, while other people simply have bad sleeping issues without realizing it and wake up sore, tired, and as they slept badly.

8 November 2022

Need To Replace Your Teeth? Why Dental Implants Are The Better Option

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If you've decided on dentures, you might want to rethink that decision. Dentures do provide a low-cost way to replace your missing teeth. But, that's where the benefits might end. In fact, dentures can create problems that you might not have considered. Read the list provided below. Here are a few benefits you'll enjoy when you choose implants.  Eliminate Long Delays If you're going to have your missing teeth replaced with dentures, you might need to wait a while.

5 October 2022

What Happens When Wisdom Teeth Arrive While You're Wearing Braces?

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When preparing your mouth for braces, your orthodontist considers the relevance of all your teeth—including teeth that may not have arrived just yet. Wisdom teeth typically erupt from your late teens to your early twenties, but it's not unheard of for wisdom teeth to arrive later. What happens when wisdom teeth erupt during orthodontic treatment? Out of Nowhere It's not as though wisdom teeth mysteriously appear out of nowhere. Their development starts beneath the gums, just like any other tooth.

30 August 2022

How To Care For Your Teeth After Professional Whitening

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Planning on getting your teeth professionally whitened so that you can have instant results? If so, know that there are a few things that you need to know about aftercare so that your teeth can look and feel great. Avoid Cold Foods And Beverages You'll want to avoid cold beverages for the next few days after a whitening treatment is performed. This is because your teeth are going to be very sensitive, and those cold beverages can cause them to feel uncomfortable.

26 July 2022

Should You Go To The ER Or An Emergency Dentist?

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If you are outlining a family emergency preparedness plan, you may be adding phone numbers for your local doctors. However, don't forget about your dentist's number as well. Sometimes, a dental emergency can be taken care of at the ER, but sometimes it's better to visit a dental clinic. Read on to learn more about how to handle different dental emergencies. What Does the ER Handle? If you or a family member experiences a trauma that causes a serious facial laceration, jaw dislocation, or jaw fracture, it's usually better to visit an ER.

20 June 2022

Braces Are A Great Treatment Option For Adults

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Although it is much more common today for adults to have braces than in the past, this does not mean that every adult is comfortable with the idea. In fact, many people avoid braces even when they know that they would be beneficial. This is all because of discomfort with braces. No matter why your dentist or orthodontist recommends braces, you should at least consider your options as an adult. These are just a few reasons why you should not scoff at the idea simply because you feel too old for braces.

16 May 2022

Do You Experience Dental Anxiety? Here's How To Overcome It On Your Next Appointment

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For most people, a visit to the dental office triggers some anxiety. But, dental anxiety is severe for some patients. If you fall into this category, you probably dread your next dental check-up. But this doesn't have to be the case. The first crucial step in easing dental fear is finding a dentist who will listen and understand your struggles. Besides that, here are more strategies to help you calm down during your upcoming dental appointment.

30 March 2022

Will Orthodontic Treatment Damage Your Dental Crowns?

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Anyone needing braces to adjust the misalignment of their teeth needs to consider any restorations that have been added to their teeth. In most cases, any restoration that doesn't affect the tooth's root won't prevent the tooth from being repositioned, and this includes work such as fillings, dental veneers, or dental crowns. But will your dental crowns really be unaffected once dental braces are bonded to them? Orthodontic Treatment With Dental Crowns

24 February 2022

Why Your Child Needs To Visit A Pediatric Dentist Regularly

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One way to ensure your kid's dental needs are taken care of is to visit a pediatric dentist regularly. These professionals provide a welcoming environment specially created for children, making oral care fun. They are trained to handle kids, so they will know the tricks to use to make them relax and cooperate throughout the session.   If you have been hesitant about exposing your children to a dentist during the early years of their life, then it's time to reconsider.

13 January 2022

3 Reasons Baby Tooth Extraction May Be Needed

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Baby teeth are the foundation of your child's dental health, and pediatric dentists will do everything they can to preserve baby teeth. However, in rare cases the removal of a baby tooth may be the right option for your child's health. Here is a parents' guide to three reasons baby tooth extraction may be needed. 1. Tooth Decay or Infection Pediatric dentists have extensive experience treating tooth decay in primary teeth.

30 November 2021