Month: May 2017

Busting Myths About Root Canal Therapy

Tooth decay is a progressive disease, and how you treat it depends on how much it’s progressed by the time you detect it. As one of the more involved forms of tooth decay treatment, root canal therapy is often the last resort to save your tooth from the destruction of severe tooth decay. However, the… Read more »

Feeling Sleep Deprived? Ask About Sleep Apnea

These days, there’s no shortage of things that can interrupt a good night’s sleep. For many people, though, such interruptions may not even be noticeable. For instance, patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can lose hours of valuable sleep without realizing it, leading to symptoms of sleep deprivation that may seem unexplainable. If you believe… Read more »

When Teeth Whitening Won’t Work

Professional teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments, but in some cases, it may not be enough to erase particularly stubborn or intrinsic (internal) tooth discoloration. Before undergoing treatment, your dentist will carefully examine your teeth to determine the nature and severity of your teeth stains. If teeth whitening won’t work… Read more »

A Brief Look at Modern Tooth Fillings

Tooth fillings are among the most widely-recognized dental treatments, and have been for centuries. However, today’s tooth fillings look, act, and protect teeth much better than they used to, and they can serve the dual purposes of restoring a cavity-stricken tooth while improving its overall appearance. While most people may have to deal with a… Read more »

How Dental Crowns Prevent Further Dental Trouble

If your tooth cracks or fractures, or if it develops a cavity and needs a filling or root canal treatment, then you may need a dental crown to restore it. A dental crown is a manmade replica of the top portion of your tooth, or the natural crown, and caps the tooth to protect it… Read more »