Many people are surprised just how far the technology at their dentist’s office has advanced. For example, in a few of today’s modern dental offices, lasers have become common in many different forms of treatment. The technology can be utilized for some procedures that require trimming soft oral tissues as an alternative to the scalpel… Read more »
Month: August 2019
Will Cavities Ever Be a Non-Issue?
As dental health technology and techniques become increasingly more advanced, it can often seem like what used to be common issues are no longer a big deal. For example, cavities (the product of tooth decay) used to be a significant issue, as they would continue to erode a tooth until the condition became severe. Today,… Read more »
Would You Know if You Stopped Breathing in Your Sleep?
Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is a sleep disorder that millions of people have, but many of them don’t know it. The condition occurs when mouth and throat tissues collapse into the airway, making it impossible to breathe for several moments while you sleep. Your body will clear its airway automatically, often without even rousing… Read more »
Lost a Tooth? Learn Why, and How to Deal With It
Under ideal circumstances, consistently good hygiene and a strict schedule of preventive dental care could help you preserve all of your healthy, natural teeth for life. However, circumstances are never ideal, and tooth loss remains a big problem for many patients. Fortunately, there are ideal solutions for dealing with lost teeth and preserving the rest… Read more »