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Three Things to Know About Dental Implants

Three Things to Know About Dental Implants

by Natalie (SU)
Dental implants are a relatively new way to replace a missing tooth or teeth. Before dental implant procedures became readily available, many people had limited options, such as full or partial dentures. A dental implant is permanent, and looks and feels like your natural tooth. Before you consider getting dental implants, here are three things you should know.

Can Your Dentist Help with Sleep Apnea?

Can Your Dentist Help with Sleep Apnea?

by Natalie (SU)
Sleep apnea occurs when breathing is obstructed or halted repeatedly during sleep. There are a few different types and causes, where the muscles in the back of the throat, tongue, and/or jaw all possibly playing a role. Many times, your dentist is the first to see the signs of sleep apnea and start the process of diagnosis and treatment.

Top Reasons Your Tooth Aches

Top Reasons Your Tooth Aches

by Natalie (SU)
Toothaches can be intense. Some come and go, but usually by the time you have a toothache, there is a big problem with your tooth. Here are the top reasons that cause people to suffer from a toothache.

What Information Can Your Dentist Get from 3D X-Ray Imaging?

What Information Can Your Dentist Get from 3D X-Ray Imaging?

by Natalie (SU)
3D X-ray imaging in dentistry has improved the way your dentist can care for your oral health. If you need a dental implant, a tooth extraction, a root canal, or other work done, 3D X-rays are able to provide more valuable information than traditional X-rays for your dentist to determine a treatment plan. In addition to displaying signs of decay or damage in the tooth, these X-rays can help the dentist get a better idea about future treatments, such as dental implants or alignments.

How Does Teeth Whitening Work?

How Does Teeth Whitening Work?

by Natalie (SU)
Teeth whitening or bleaching is a must-have for many people, at some point in their lives. It’s true that people will generally notice your smile first, and a whiter smile is often more noticeable and appealing. Yellowed or brownish teeth make you look older, and nothing projects confidence like a white, healthy smile. If you don’t feel confident about your smile, you shouldn’t adapt to that feeling and actively stop smiling because of your teeth. There are several options for teeth whitening out there, and if you are interested in how they actually work, we can help enlighten you.