Silver/Mercury Dental Amalgam Fillings

Silver/Mercury Dental Amalgam Fillings Silver-colored fillings are mercury amalgam fillings, and each of these filings are approximately 50 percent mercury. A number of other countries have banned or limited their use, especially for pregnant women and children....

Avoiding Dental Care Impacts Risk of Disease

Avoiding Dental Care Impacts Risk of Disease National health studies estimate that up to 57 percent of people in the U.S. don’t see a dentist regularly. What is the cost of untreated dental disease — and how can it be fixed?The Washington Department of Health states...

Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Snoring and Sleep Apnea  About 60 percent people nationwide say their partner snores. Snoring is the sound of partially obstructed breathing during sleep. While snoring can be harmless, it is more likely a sign of a more serious medical condition known as Obstructive...

Oral Health for Seniors

Oral Health for Seniors The good habits of effective daily brushing, diet, and use of fluoride will help the aging person adapt to changing conditions. Reduced salivary flow and addition of medications will affect oral health dramatically. Changes of the teeth and...

Avoiding Dental Care Impacts Risk of Disease

Avoiding Dental Care Impacts Risk of Disease National health studies estimate that up to 57 percent of people in the U.S. don’t see a dentist regularly. What is the cost of untreated dental disease — and how can it be fixed? The Washington Department of Health states...

Dental Disease During Pregnancy

Dental Disease During Pregnancy  Many mothers have experienced gum disease, dental pain and/or tooth extraction during or shortly after their pregnancy. This is often seen as being a “normal” side effect of being pregnant. However, dental disease, which is an...

Do You Show Signs of Sleep Apnea?

Do You Show Signs of Sleep Apnea?  The symptom most commonly associated with sleep apnea is snoring. Of course, not everyone who snores has sleep apnea but if it is combined with choking or gasping sounds it is more likely sleep apnea. Sleep apnea affects the way you...

I Hate My CPAP!

I Hate My CPAP! CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) is often the first line of treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Sleep apnea is a common disorder that causes pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep. As a result, not enough air reaches...

Avoiding Dental Care Impacts Risk Of Disease

Avoiding Dental Care Impacts Risk Of Disease  National health studies estimate that up to 57 percent of people in the U.S. don’t see a dentist regularly. What is the cost of untreated dental disease — and how can it be fixed? The Washington Department of Health states...

A Holiday Survival Guide for Your Smile

A Holiday Survival Guide for Your Smile  The holidays are upon us, and ‘tis the season for a bit of togetherness (and a lot of indulgence). We don’t all celebrate the same holidays or adhere to the same belief systems, but there is one thing that seems to unite us...

What A Difference a Smile Makes 

What A Difference a Smile Makes  Even a subtle change in your smile can make a dramatic difference in the way you look, feel and on your social outlook! Dental Veneers are an excellent cosmetic remedy for a variety of dental conditions that affect the appearance of...

Do You Show Signs Of Sleep Apnea?

Do You Show Signs Of Sleep Apnea?  The symptom most commonly associated with sleep apnea is snoring. Of course, not everyone who snores has sleep apnea but if it is combined with choking or gasping sounds it is more likely sleep apnea Sleep apnea affects the way you...

I Hate My CPAP!

I Hate My CPAP!  CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) is often the first line of treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Sleep apnea is a common disorder that causes pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep. As a result, not enough air reaches...

A Holiday Survival Guide for Your Smile

A Holiday Survival Guide for Your Smile  The holidays are upon us, and ‘tis the season for a bit of togetherness (and a lot of indulgence). We don’t all celebrate the same holidays or adhere to the same belief systems, but there is one thing that seems to unite us...

Dental Disease During Pregnancy

Dental Disease During Pregnancy Many mothers have experienced gum disease, dental pain and/or tooth extraction during or shortly after their pregnancy. This is often seen as being a “normal” side effect of being pregnant. However, dental disease, which is an infection...

I Hate My CPAP!

I Hate My CPAP!  CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) is often the first line of treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Sleep apnea is a common disorder that causes pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep. As a result, not enough air reaches...

What a Difference a Smile Makes

What a Difference a Smile Makes  Even a subtle change in your smile can make a dramatic difference in the way you look, feel and on your social outlook!  Dental Veneers are an excellent cosmetic remedy for a variety of dental conditions that affect the appearance of...