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 gums: Teeth will darken...

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 that 164 million hours of work are lost each...

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 of the teeth and/or gums, is...

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 breathe when you are sleeping....

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 your lungs. In...

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 that 164 million hours of work are lost each...

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 all: comfort food. Cold weather and sweets...

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 the front teeth. Durable and...

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 breathe when you are sleeping. When...

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 your lungs. In...

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 all: comfort food. Cold weather and sweets...

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 of the teeth and/or gums, is...

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 your lungs. In...

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 the front teeth.  Durable and...