What is Dental Sleep Medicine?

How Can Dental Sleep Medicine Help You? Obstructive sleep apnea is a medical condition that happens when the airways become obstructed during sleep. One common indication that a patient has sleep apnea is snoring. Patients who have obstructive sleep apnea are at risk of having serious medical consequences, reduced lifespan and impaired quality of life…. Read more »

How Do Cavities Start and What Can You Do About Them?

Cavities are one of the most common problems of dental patients. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey reports that 92% of adults age 20 to 64 have caries or tooth decay in their permanent teeth and 26% of them do not get the treatment that they need. Cavities are a very serious dental problem…. Read more »

What Does Fluoride Do?

How Fluoride Fights Dental Problems? Including fluoride treatments in your oral regimen can help you achieve a healthy, white smile that regular brushing alone can’t give. Fluoride has been touted by the American Dental Association as “nature’s cavity fighter,” and it provides a ton of benefits for patients who want to have a beaming smile. … Read more »