• Understanding Periodontal Disease: What You Need to Know

    You may have heard of gingivitis or gum disease, which are more common terms, but your dentist will likely refer to the range of diseases of the gums and bone tissue as periodontal disease. Many adults in the U.S. have this disease which can range from mild gum inflammation to severe damage to your gums

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  • Dental Extractions: When & Why You Need Them

    Sometimes you may feel perfectly healthy and have a difficult time understanding why you need to have a tooth removed, but dentists and oral surgeons typically have good reasons for recommending this procedure. Dental extractions are performed when a tooth can’t be repaired with a filling, crown, or other treatment. There are several reasons this

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  • Treating Sleep Apnea with Oral Appliances

    Sleep apnea is a serious, though common, sleep disorder that causes a person’s breathing to be interrupted numerous times throughout the night, which means that the brain and other parts of the body may not be receiving the oxygen that they need. Many dentists provide dental solutions for sleep apnea and if you’re having trouble

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  • What are Dental Sealants?

    Sometimes, even with proper brushing, the odds are still stacked against you to get a cavity because the deep grooves in your teeth can be very hard to clean. Even if you’re brushing regularly, food particles can still get into those nooks and crannies and eventually cause tooth decay. This is especially true for children’s

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