Obstructive Sleep Apnea 101

Over 25 million Americans have been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea, and many more probably have it but just haven't been diagnosed yet. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) happens when the throat muscles become too relaxed during sleep and fail to keep the airway completely open. Sleep apnea can also result when the brain doesn't control respiration like it should when you are sleeping. This is called central sleep apnea, but obstructive sleep apnea is far more common. Read More 

Ignoring a Chipped Tooth? What to Do

If you have a chip on one of your teeth that you didn't get treatment for immediately after it got damaged, there are some different things you can do to help treat the chip, even after time has passed. You want to preserve the rest of the tooth and keep it healthy as long as you can in order to help maintain your overall health. Here are a few of the things you want to look into doing so you don't have to worry about the tooth rotting and falling out. Read More 

What You Need To Know About Dental Implants

A smile is something that is important, and teeth are something that everyone is going to notice. If you have yellow or stained teeth it can be embarrassing to smile, and it can be detrimental to self esteem. There are many different ways to get teeth white again, and one possibility is to use dental implants. Dental implants are becoming more popular because the technology is becoming so much better. There are a few things that you may not know about dental implants that you should know. Read More 

Why Dental Crowns Start To Stink

Dental crowns can last for many years, but it can be alarming to realize that there's an unpleasant smell coming from one of them. If you've recently noticed an odd odor or bad smell coming from a dental crown in your mouth, this guide can help to explain why it happens and what you should do about it. Reasons Why Dental Crowns Can Smell When oral health problems develop, the gums can take on a foul smell. Read More 

Been Drinking Coffee Practically Your Whole Life? How You Can Brighten And Refresh Your Smile

While television and the movies would have you believe that the habit of drinking coffee constantly throughout the day every day will have little to no effect on your teeth, the truth of the matter is quite a bit more complicated. These shows and films show actors and actresses with unnaturally white teeth sipping away at their coffee with no real repercussions. However, if you have been drinking coffee for many years, you may have noticed a much different result on the appearance and health of your teeth. Read More