Monthly Archives: December 2015

3 Ways Fillings Protect Your Tooth

You probably realize that when we detect a cavity in your smile, we will suggest a dental filling to fix your tooth. However, did you realize that beyond the simple idea of a repair, a filling will actually protect your tooth? When you begin learning more about fillings and how they help your smile and… Read more »

Restorative Resolutions For 2016

Have you begun reflecting on 2015 and giving some serious thought to the upcoming New Year now that the Christmas holiday festivities have passed? If so, we always like to encourage our patients to add some dental resolutions into the mix. If you are someone who has been in need of restorative dentistry, we suggest… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Goals For 2016

Have you casually been placing “a new smile” on your list of things to accomplish each year as the New Year makes its appearance? If so, why not make 2016 the year you make reaching these goals a reality? Whether you are frustrated with your smile for a variety of reasons or if there is… Read more »

4 Ways To Alleviate Bruxism

Have you been experiencing discomfort in your jaw joints or your teeth only to discover your problem is something called bruxism? If so, you can rely on the bruxism treatment we will provide you to address the bulk of your problem. However, the oral appliance we will have you wear is a nighttime treatment. During… Read more »

2016: Your Smile Checklist

If you have been patting yourself on the back for making it through 2015 with a healthy smile, we are right there with you! It’s a wonderful feeling to make it through an entire year with excellent oral health. While we applaud your dedication, it is quite easy to become lax when you feel like… Read more »

Sleep Apnea And The Holidays

Are you finding that you have done a wonderful job planning for gift giving, party time, dinners, and more – but there is a particular area presenting quite a challenge? When it comes to keeping up with your sleep apnea treatment over the holidays, we find that patients often begin to feel extremely anxious about… Read more »

Holiday Protection For Veneers

Do you have porcelain veneers on your smile? If so, you know that the benefits of this cosmetic treatment are vast and can continue to last as long as you are willing to practice consistent dental hygiene every day. Beyond your hygiene, however, there are always a few potential hazards lurking about that may cause… Read more »

Tips: Whitening Your Smile This Holiday

Are you starting to get that frantic feeling that begins to rise up as the holidays draw near? Are you worrying about the way your smile looks, while realizing it won’t be the glowing, shimmering, beautiful feature you hoped to show off during parties? Do yourself a favor and take a deep breath, recognize that we… Read more »

Stress, Strain, And The Holidays

Are you an individual who suffers from a dental issue associated with stress? If so, this may include bruxism (teeth clenching or grinding) or TMJ disorder (problems with your jaw joints). These types of dental disorders worsen as a result of issues like anxiety, stress, and strain as you tense your muscles up when under… Read more »

Reasons To Treat Sleep Apnea

Are you an individual suffering from sleep apnea? If so, then you know that the sleep disorder is characterized by the collapse of the tissues within your throat as your neck muscles relax during sleep. The result includes moments throughout the night when you stop breathing, snap into consciousness to breathe, and then return to… Read more »