Invisalign is a discreet and effective way to straighten teeth, correct a misaligned bite, and close gaps. This clear aligner system works with customized trays that are changed every few weeks as your teeth gently shift into place. Unlike traditional braces, Invisalign aligners are virtually invisible in the mouth and...
It’s estimated that about 25% of people are chronic snorers . While not everyone who snores will have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), people who snore regularly may suffer from this condition, which causes the airway to become blocked and stop breathing during sleep. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to snoring, but...
A dental emergency includes any oral health condition that can’t wait for a scheduled appointment. Whether you have an issue that your dentist can see you for that same day or you have to go to the emergency room in the middle of the night, these are dental conditions...
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, often referred to simply as TMJ, are estimated to affect over 11 million people in the United States alone . TMJ disorders can cause symptoms ranging from muscle pain in the jaw to tension headaches and trouble opening and closing your mouth all the way. Although...
Thumb sucking is a natural self-soothing practice of most babies and children. Most children will grow out of this habit on their own once they get out of their toddler years and reach pre-school or kindergarten. However, some children will continue to suck their thumb. While it may seem harmless,...
If you’ve ever had temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain or discomfort, you may be all too familiar with the jaw pain, headaches, and odd clicking or grinding noises that come with the condition. For some people, TMJ is a mild annoyance, but for others, it can greatly impact their quality...
Broken teeth can show up in many different ways. Your tooth may be broken horizontally and be visibly broken. However, tooth fractures are not always so apparent. A broken tooth could have a break on the cusp that may not be noticeable, or a vertical break that can’t be...
Dental veneers are thin shells of porcelain ceramic that are fitted over your natural teeth. With dental veneers, you can correct numerous issues with your smile, including chipped or stained teeth, but also gapped or crooked teeth. Dental veneers can completely transform your smile while allowing you to keep...
Root canal therapy has changed significantly since its inception. People have been performing root canals for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. The tools and techniques dentists use today to save your natural tooth are much different than those used even just a couple decades ago. Today, getting a...
Dentures are an affordable way to restore your smile. While you can opt for full or partial dentures—depending on if you’re missing some or all of your natural teeth—dentures are made to give you a natural smile and teeth that you can speak and chew with. Although dentures can last...