Month: December 2015

Are You Suffering From Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that can be caused from a multitude of different things. If you’re finding yourself abruptly awakening throughout the night due to lack of breath, you may have sleep apnea. Since it occurs throughout your sleep, it can be difficult to diagnose. Are you suffering from sleep apnea? If… Read more »

Should Your Tooth Be Extracted?

Tooth extraction is necessary in many instances – especially when wisdom teeth are involved. Although most commonly used to remove third molars, tooth extraction can also be used to remove damaged teeth that pose further risks to your mouth. Should your tooth be extracted? Your dentist will be able to tell if they are able… Read more »

What Is Periodontal Therapy?

Gum disease, or periodontitis, can be a painful disease that infects your teeth, gum tissue, and bone. Typically, this disease is a product of poor oral hygiene. When plaque and tartar are left on your teeth, they begin to damage your gum tissue (and eventually your bone) until all of the bacteria is removed from… Read more »

When Do You Visit The Dentist?

You grew up brushing your teeth every morning and before bed, but as you’ve grown older those habits have gotten older and you’ve begun to brush your teeth less and less often. When do you visit the dentist? Your dentist recommends that you get your teeth professionally cleaned and checked annually or biannually in order… Read more »