Month: November 2015

Do You Know About Bruxism?

Bruxism, the grinding or clenching of your teeth, can occur whether you are awake or not. However, for those that have sleep bruxism; you may be wondering why your head or your jaw hurts – but because you unconsciously grind or clench or teeth in your sleep it’s hard to realize on your own what’s… Read more »

Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a condition where your airways become blocked, obstructing your sleep until you can wake up to get oxygen. If you’ve been snoring excessively lately, you may be suffering from sleep apnea. This condition is diagnosed by a sleep study that will track your oxygen levels, heart rate, and other body movements while… Read more »

How Can You Brighten Your Smile?

Are your teeth starting to get stained from all of the coffee you’ve been drinking lately? Don’t be embarrassed – there are several ways you can whiten you teeth to give you a wider, brighter smile. Holding back on dark drinks such as coffee, tea, red wine and soda can help to keep your teeth… Read more »

How Can You Prevent Gum Disease?

Periodontitis, or gum disease, occurs when there is an infection in your gums, usually caused by poor dental hygiene. If you’re gums aren’t healthy, you risk damaging your teeth and could even suffer tooth loss, eventually. Protecting your teeth and gums from bacteria build up (plaque) will help to prevent gingivitis – the first step… Read more »