The Difference Between Dental and Deep Cleaning

To keep your smile consistently healthy, you need to attend regular dental cleanings at least twice a year (generally) as well as keep up with good hygiene. Whether at home or at your dentist’s office, the point of regular cleaning is to remove the harmful plaque that various types of oral bacteria form on your teeth and gums. In some cases, this may involve cleaning the film from underneath your gums – a process known as deep cleaning – in order to prevent the development or progression of gum disease. (more…)

Fastbraces: FAQs And Helpful Answers

When you hear about Fastbraces for the first time, you may notice yourself experiencing some serious relief. You really want to straighten your smile but the idea of a lengthy course of orthodontic care doesn’t sound like something you really want to deal with. However, just as quickly as you’re overtaken by an excited feeling, you may find that you wonder: Is this treatment even something you will qualify for? Are there other details you should be considering and, if so, how to get them answered? Our response to all of the above, of course, is: See us for a visit soon! For now, enjoy a quick yet information-filled introduction with a Q&A session.

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Implants: Care Details You’re Itching To Know

If you’ve taken a look at the information we provide on our website for you to consider regarding dental implants, you have just begun to scratch the surface. You might like what you see very much and immediately have the foresight to visualize yourself with a complete grin with the assistance of implants. What you also notice immediately is that you want to learn more, you have lots of questions, and there are some details you are just itching to discover! We’d love to get you started out with essential facts. For more, come on in to discuss your tooth replacement options!

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Your Sore Throat: It Could Be Sleep Apnea

Have you noticed lately that you seem to wake up with a sore throat every morning? If you have managed to rule out other possible factors, such as allergies or a cold, then you may be wondering what could possibly be causing this discomfort. Why is it usually so severe in the mornings? The answer may be that you are in need of sleep apnea treatment. Not sure you are making the connection between your inability to remain asleep and breathe freely throughout the night and your raw throat tissue? We can guide you through the details.

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Implant Advantages You’ve Got To Know About

You may have a general understanding that dental implants come with a long list of advantages. However, do you know much about those benefits? Or, have you mostly heard that implants are the greatest option out there for replacing your teeth, though you’re not entirely sure why? To help you feel more informed, so you know just what sets implants apart, we’ve got a few advantages you’ve just got to know about.

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Fastbraces: Caring For Your Smile

One moment, you have access to your tooth surfaces without any obstacles. The next, you have triangular brackets on your teeth and they are connected to one another with a wire. As for the way you care for your smile now that you’re wearing Fastbraces, well … things can seem a bit confusing. The good news is that even though you may feel overwhelmed, you’re pretty much going to continue sticking to the basics of dental hygiene and dental care. With just a couple minor tweaks for an easy time, maintaining your smile continues to be pretty simple.

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Sleep Apnea: A Loose Timeline

There are no hard and fast rules or answers when it comes to time related details associated with sleep apnea. For instance, perhaps you’re looking for a solid number regarding how frequently you wake up at night. Maybe you want to know exactly how many years this issue is going to affect you. The truth is, it’s different for everyone and it can even vary throughout your life. As for a looser set of answers that can offer you clear insight into what you can generally expect: That we can do! Find out more, so you begin to see why sleep apnea treatment is so important.

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Fastbraces: The Fast Details

You keep hearing about how fast Fastbraces produce aligned smiles but you don’t know a thing about what makes them so fast. What does “fast” actually mean? You’re not sure about that either! As a result, the promise sounds exciting but you’d certainly like some data to back it up! We are happy to outline the time-related details for you for improved clarity. Have additional questions? Call us up!

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Sleep Apnea: Why A Visit Is Always Best

Perhaps you’re leading quite a busy life, so when you have some uncertainty regarding whether you’re dealing with sleep apnea or not, you may decide to turn a blind eye and hope everything is just fine. Or, maybe you aren’t very educated on the topic, you’re pretty sure you’re just snoring and you know that many people snore, so you assume you’re probably A-OK. While we understand your hesitation, we strongly encourage you to check in with us during a visit no matter what.

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Chewing: Why Forcing It Isn’t The Answer

Oh, what to do when you see that particular piece of food sitting on a plate before you as you salivate and think to yourself, “There’s no way I should force my teeth to try to bite into that” … but you really want to? The answer, of course, is to turn it down (or to find a way to eat it safely). We know that you may have a lot of faith in your smile and assume that forcing it just this one time is worth it. However, we strongly advise against it in order to protect your oral health! Learn more.

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