Find Oral Health Care In Your Budget

One of the biggest obstacles to good oral healthcare can be budget. Some patients realize that they have an issue they need to address, but they don’t think they can afford the necessary care. If you don’t have dental insurance, you may give up on your teeth altogether. However, this isn’t a good course of action. The longer you let an oral health care issue linger, the greater the problem can become. A simple cavity can eventually necessitate root canal therapy. When you work with your dentist, you can find oral health care in your budget. (more…)

Invisible Aligners Are a Cleaner Way to Straighten Teeth

Everyone wants a straight, beautiful smile, but not everyone wants to put up with years of braces. It becomes an even more difficult decision to make as you get older. However, a straight smile actually comes with additional oral health benefits. Properly aligned teeth are easier to clean, and they keep each other in place structurally. If you’re still not keen on the idea of braces, you’re not alone. Luckily, invisible aligners provide an alternative to traditional braces. Plus, invisible aligners are actually a cleaner way to straighten your teeth. (more…)

What Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea and What Can I Do About It?

Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition that affects many of Americans, but not everyone is familiar with the condition. The symptom most associated with obstructive sleep apnea is snoring. Snoring stands out because it’s disruptive to others who may have to hear the noise. However, sleep apnea is much more than just a snore. The condition has serious health ramifications, so if you suffer from sleep apnea, you want to know about it! What can you do to address obstructive sleep apnea? It’s time to find out in today’s blog. (more…)

What Is Periodontal Health and How Does it Affect Me?

When you read the phrase “periodontal health,” what comes to mind? If you’re not sure what this phrase refers to, you’re not alone. Periodontal health refers to the health of your gums (and your jaw). While keeping your teeth clean and healthy is vital to overall oral health, your gums are a big part of the equation as well. That’s because without proper cleaning, your gums can suffer from the same problems that your teeth do. Bacterial infection can cause damage and decay beneath the gum line and within the jaw bone. In today’s blog post, we explore periodontal health and how it affects you. (more…)

Are You Being Treated with Modern Dental Technology?

Technology is a pervasive part of everyone’s life. It changes quickly, most often to improve the experience for those that use it. We think about this all the time with computers and cellphones, but technology is adapting in every industry, including the dental industry. Are you being treated with modern dental technology? If the tools and treatment methods that your dentist uses are the same ones you experienced decades ago, you may want to explore your options. Modern dental technology allows dentists to be more precise and deliver treatment with less pain and shorter recovery timetables. (more…)

Make Your Dental Appointments for Peace of Mind

You gain many different things when you schedule and attend regular dentist appointments. One of the most important things you get out of this experience is peace of mind. Dental appointments are a time for your dentist to examine your teeth, check for any developing issues, and clean your teeth to keep cavities away. If you fail to complete these appointments, any problems that do develop can get worse. Cavities can turn into root canals and tooth loss. When you have the approval of a professional, you can give yourself peace of mind. (more…)

Dental Implants Offer a Massive Upgrade

If you’re currently living with tooth loss, you know how difficult the experience can be. Missing teeth create awkward gaps in your smile, and they can disrupt your bite, creating pain and soreness in your jaw. If you’ve got a severely damaged or infected tooth, it may ultimately need to be removed. In either of these cases, you have options for recovery. If you haven’t explored dental implants, you might not be aware of this massive upgrade. Dental implants restore appearance and functionality to your smile. You don’t have to suffer through tooth loss! (more…)

Cosmetic Dentistry Could Be Right for You

Many people have small issues with their smiles. They’re not glaring problems, but they’re things that you wish you could change. Cosmetic dentistry is a field of dentistry that allows you to actually make those changes! Whether you’ve got an obvious case of misalignment, your teeth are not proportionally sized, or your teeth could use some brightening, cosmetic dentistry can help. You have a number of cosmetic dentistry options to help you overcome imperfections in your smile. Veneers, contouring, whitening, and invisible aligners are all feasible. It’s time to see if cosmetic dentistry could be right for you. (more…)

Is Dental Sedation Safe for Me?

If you suffer from dental anxiety, you know that this problem is a serious issue that creates hurdles for your health. You may even realize that you need dental care, but you feel unable to seek the care you need because of your anxiety. Although it may seem difficult, reaching out to your dentist is the best way to combat dental anxiety. Your dentist has tools — like dental sedation — to help you overcome anxiety. You may have heard of dental sedation, and you may be wondering whether or not it’s a safe option for you. (more…)

Fix Your Smile and Your Oral Health with a Restoration

Restorative dentistry is an ambitious branch of dentistry that takes a multi-faceted approach to caring for your teeth. Dental restorations’ primary function is to repair damaged teeth and give you back the quality of life that you experienced before your teeth suffered said damage. Part of that restoration includes giving you a semblance of the esthetic appearance your natural teeth had as well. Great dental restorations can achieve both a functional and esthetic repair that you love. It’s time to fix your smile and your oral health with the right dental restoration. (more…)