The holiday season is in full swing. You can’t keep up with all the invites. You’re excited about spending time with your friends and family, but you can do without the gazillion smile requests. You don’t like being photographed because you’re uncomfortable about your missing teeth. Everyone asking you to smile makes you feel self-conscious. Don’t worry, many people have missing teeth due to trauma, gum disease, or tooth decay. But when you have missing teeth, you should replace them because … [Read more...] about Get Your Smile Back With Dental Implants
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that affects over 22 million Americans - and many cases go undiagnosed. Sleep apnea doesn’t just ruin your sleep by waking you up many times during the night, causing sleepiness during the day; it also hurts your health by leading to high blood pressure and cardiovascular problems that range from chronic heart failure to stroke. Needless to say, you need to do everything you can to treat your sleep apnea so it does not disrupt your life. Sleep clinics … [Read more...] about Can a Dentist Help with Sleep Apnea?
We inherit a lot from our parents. We often look the same and, in many cases, act the same because of genes passed down from generation to generation. These genes can make it more likely that we’ll be a certain way - even down to how healthy we’ll be. Are dental problems and unhealthy teeth some of the things that can be inherited? Put another way, if you have dental problems, is it more likely that your children will have problems with their teeth? Exploring the Genetic Nature of Oral … [Read more...] about Are Unhealthy Teeth and Dental Problems Hereditary?