What Do You Know About Sleep Apnea?

celina sleep apneaDid you know that millions of Americans have trouble sleeping due to a serious disorder? Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) not only leaves you exhausted, but could even impact your overall health and quality of life with time. In today’s blog, your Celina, TX, dentist talks about diagnosing sleep apnea, and the treatment options we use to address this common disorder.


Preventing Gum Disease with Periodontal Cleanings

Oral hygiene: Ultrasonic teeth cleaning machine removing calculus and plaque. Medically accurate 3D illustration of human teeth treatmentPeriodontal disease is one of the most common forms of oral concern, affecting more than 3 million people yearly in the United States alone. While it is common and affects so many people, the fact of the matter is that most individuals suffer greatly from this disease, as most do not act in time and know when to seek help for the condition. Indeed, it can become very serious, causing jaw bone deterioration and other concerns that require extensive treatment. But when is the right time to act, and what can be done? Fortunately, the team at Celina Family Dentistry in Celina, TX is here to help by informing you how you can prevent gum disease with a periodontal cleaning.


Can Veneers Help You Hide Damage Caused By Bruxism?

The longer you let an issue with teeth grinding go unaddressed, the more likely you are to suffer noticeable damage to your enamel. That means that even after you deal with bruxism, you can have visible wear and tear that will leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile! Fortunately, cosmetic dental work can address damages that draw unwanted attention. One option that is available is treatment with porcelain veneers. Veneers are custom-made shells that only cover the front surfaces of teeth. When they are in place, they are able to cover concerns with damage as well as naturally occurring trouble with tooth shape and size. They can also help with discoloration, including with internal discoloration that teeth whitening treatments struggle to address. (more…)