What Causes Sleep Apnea?

If sleep apnea is interfering with your ability to get a good night’s rest, getting treatment is important. You might be surprised to learn that your dentist may play a key role in this process. Here’s a closer look at what causes sleep apnea and how specialized dental care may help.   Causes of Obstructive…

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How To Treat Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a serious condition, a sleep disorder that disrupts breathing during sleep, as often as hundreds of times in some cases – in a single night. Untreated, sleep apnea can cause a wide range of health issues, such as high blood pressure, stroke, headaches, and more. It can also cause impairment at work,…

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How to Stop Snoring

Whether you are the one doing the snoring or the one trying to block out the loud nighttime disruption, snoring can prevent a good night’s sleep. It can also be a sign of an underlying health condition.   A low, soft snore or a loud, bellowing snore – what causes it? And how can you…

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Are Dental Implants Safe?

Dental implants have been used for decades and are a popular and highly successful solution for replacing missing teeth. If you’re considering dental implants, you may be wondering about their safety. Dental implants offer a permanent solution for those patients who don’t want to compromise the look of their smiles. However, you will have the…

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What to Do After Oral Surgery

Procedures like getting new dental implants, having teeth extracted, periodontal surgery and the like can seem scary. After all, it’s oral surgery. Thankfully, these rather routine procedures most often go very smoothly. And, when it is all over, it is time to come home and begin healing.   There is a good chance your oral…

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