What To Do In The Event Of A Broken Tooth

 

Will I still be able to eat my favorite foods with All on 4 Dentures?

Patients who have lost all of their teeth often are concerned about how well they’ll be able to chew their favorite foods after their smiles are restored. Many conventional denture wearers find that their new smiles fall far short of matching the chewing function of their biological smiles. However, a more structurally complete option known […]

Nail Biting May Lead to TMJ Issues

Patients who bite their nails may think it’s just a harmless habit, but it could be causing significant oral health problems, such as damaged teeth and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. Whenever you use your teeth and jaws for a function for which they are not intended, you can cause harm. Biting your teeth places unusual […]

Tips for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Obstructive sleep apnea can interfere with your ability to get a full night of restful sleep because the frequent brief pauses in breathing disrupts your sleep, even if you’re not aware they’re happening. If you are experiencing symptoms of sleep apnea, such as daytime drowsiness, loud snoring or frequent sore throats or headaches upon waking, […]

Treatment Options for TMJ Disorder

Patients who have a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder often experience unpleasant symptoms, including jaw discomfort or facial or ear pain, as well as difficulty chewing or clicking, popping or locking of the jaw. Fortunately, it is possible to effectively treat a TMJ disorder and eliminate those symptoms. The first step in getting treatment is to […]

History of Dental Implants

You may be aware that dental implants are a state-of-the-art solution for tooth loss, but did you realize that ancient civilizations experimented with this technology, too? Groups including the Mayans, the Egyptians and the Chinese made numerous attempts to identify the ideal tooth replacement, with varying degrees of success in their results. However, the modern […]

How Untreated Sleep Apnea Affects Your Health

Sleep apnea is an insidious health condition that can be difficult to detect because it occurs when a person is resting. An abundance of research has been devoted to the health effects of sleep apnea in recent years. Some of this research has shown that sleep apnea can weaken the cardiovascular system, affect pulmonary function, […]

Wisdom Teeth Extraction: What to Expect During the Recovery Process

Are you having your wisdom teeth removed? Having your wisdom teeth extracted is a great investment in your quality of life and oral health. Wisdom teeth (third molars) are associated with a number of oral health issues when they are retained. This is because they typically do not erupt like other teeth because they do […]

Restore Your Mouth’s Maximum Function with All on 4

Do you fear wearing conventional dentures because you know your dietary choices will be limited? Perhaps you already wear dentures and desire the level of oral function and comfort you once had with biological teeth. An alternative to conventional dentures, All on 4 addresses total tooth loss and promotes healthy, comfortable oral function. With All […]

Common Reasons for Tooth Removal

Tooth removal is a surgical procedure that takes out an entire tooth, including the roots. In addition to removing wisdom teeth, an oral surgeon may need to remove diseased and injured teeth as well as baby teeth in certain circumstances. Following are reasons why these types of teeth and situations require tooth removal. Diseased/Injured Teeth […]

Tips to Prepare for Your Oral Surgery Procedure

Do you have an upcoming oral surgery procedure? Are you wondering what you can do to prepare for your treatment? Preparing for your procedure and anticipating your needs during recovery is a wise move to make. Our practice believes in patient empowerment and education; and because of this, our staff will gladly answer your questions […]