For many of us, summertime is play time. It’s the time we take family trips and vacations and enjoy the great outdoors. You might not think about it being time to schedule a visit with me. However, seeing us at Jackson Center for Smiles as a part of your summer planning could save you discomfort, lost time, and money.
Are the gaps from missing teeth causing you to lose confidence in your smile? Are you tired of dentures that don’t feel secure when you laugh or when you eat certain foods? Do you have poorly fitted dentures that cause you difficulty or pain? Then an implant might be the answer you are looking for.
The American Dental Hygienists Association says that over 80 percent of the U.S. adult population has some form of periodontal disease, making it one of the most common diseases of any kind. Sadly, many neglect gum disease and don’t receive treatment — most often due to fear of surgery. Fear no more. Jackson Center for Smiles offers a non-surgical alternative to treating gum disease, called LANAP®.
Although many foods taste good, some of them are bad for your teeth. Most are fine in moderation, but certain choices may lead to tooth decay, increased acidity in the mouth, or damage to your teeth when consumed excessively.
Life is full of unpredictable moments. Maybe you’ve experienced a flat tire on your way to work, locked yourself out of the house, or missed an important meeting. How about breaking a tooth when you’re working and away from home? I recently had a patient with this exact experience. You may recall the post about her visit on our Facebook page. We fixed her broken tooth in one visit. She made it back to work without missing a beat.
At Jackson Center for Smiles, we love our patients. It thrilled us to receive an award for excellence in patient satisfaction with a five-star rating from The Talk Awards. We wanted to share our joy and thank our wonderful patients for this award.
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…
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…