Over time, everything from the foods and drinks we consume, to our oral health habits, could determine how much plaque accumulates on our teeth. This bacterial byproduct not only causes bad breath and teeth stains, but could lead to decay and gum disease. To protect smiles, your Celina, TX, dentist will remove the buildup with a dental cleaning.
While effective for treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), many people find the CPAP machine to be loud, uncomfortable, and may simply forgo its use. Which is why your Celina, TX, dentist is happy to offer a comfortable and minimally-invasive alternative. Instead of the CPAP device, we can create a comfortable sleep appliance.
In our last blog, we talked about how obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could cause you to stop breathing, interrupting your sleep cycle and even straining your immune system and cardiovascular system. But how do we diagnose the issue and offer treatment? In today’s blog, your Celina, TX, dentist talks about our home sleep test!
Did 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.
Periodontal 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.
Every six months we like to see you for a checkup and cleanings to keep your smile strong and healthy. However, in between these visits you need to care for your smile from home to avoid issues like tooth decay and gum disease. In today’s blog, your Celina, TX, dentist is talking about the importance of routine brushing and flossing.
Tooth loss could mean serious complications for the health and beauty of your smile. For some, this could even mean the loss of mass and density in your jawbone, which complicates your ability to receive dental implants. However, with jawbone grafting and sinus lifts, your Celina, TX, dentist can help prepare your smile!
Don’t let tooth loss lead to problems with the health, function, and even the beauty of your smile and facial structure. Instead, you should talk to your Celina, TX, dentist about possible solutions. In today’s blog, we’re looking at not only how we replace lost teeth with dental implants, but how we can often do so in just one visit!
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…)
We may not be enjoying the usual Thanksgiving celebration, but that doesn’t mean we won’t be enjoying our favorite dishes! However, since many of our holiday favorites contain high amounts of sugar and starch, they could lead to the onset of tooth decay. In today’s blog, your Celina, TX, dentist is explaining how you can avoid dental cavities!