Month: September 2012

Syosset Dentist Explains Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Snoring has long been portrayed in movies, TV shows, and comedy acts as hilarious, and often the noise serves as the punch line to a joke. If you or a loved one snores often, however, then you may not find the situation very humorous. Snoring can interrupt your sleep, leading to grumpiness, grogginess, and other… Read more »

The Dental Implant Quiz, from Your Syosset Dentist

As tooth replacements, dental implants are the most effective and aesthetically pleasing dental prosthetic. As a rule in conservative dentistry, we prefer to maintain as much healthy tooth structure as possible. Sometimes, however, a tooth can become damaged or diseased beyond repair and may require extraction. At other times, a tooth may fall out before… Read more »

Syosset Dentist Explores the Effects of Stress on Your Oral Health

The negative effects of stress on your health are well-documented. While it can serve as a natural defense mechanism, prolonged periods of stress can increase your risk of some health issues, including heart disease, sleep deprivation, depression, obesity, and memory impairment, among many others. Not many people realize, however, that stress can also help to… Read more »

What You May Not Know About Your Tongue

Did you know that your tongue is the strongest muscle in your body, or that it is the only muscle connected at one end? The tongue plays an important part in the function of your mouth. After all, it takes up quite a bit of space. However, many people neglect to mention the tongue when… Read more »