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Studies have indicated that athletes tend to have frequent problems with their oral health, though the reasons for this are unclear. Experts believe the problem may be due to diet, mouth injuries or a combination of factors. Most athletes are aware of the potential for damage to their teeth and mouths, and they …

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When you realize you need implant dentistry, you encounter many claims of dentists who are “tops” or “the best” or even the “clear choice” for implant dentistry. Friends and family or newspapers, radio or internet ads don’t really explain how dentists earn that status. Yet, there are discreet things to look for …

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What Is a Sleep Apnea Dental Appliance, and How Does It Work? While a CPAP device is the primary means of treating sleep apnea, some patients do not use the device every night like they should. They feel that the device is uncomfortable. Sleep apnea is a serious condition that can lead to cardiovascular and other …

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It is a common perception that a root canal is one of the most uncomfortable dental procedures that a patient can go through. One of the most used phrases in the English language is some variation of “that sounds like about as much fun as a root canal”. But does a root canal always have to be a painful …

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During a child’s early development, it is only natural for them to need to suck on a pacifier. It provides them with much needed comfort, especially while new teeth are coming in. Parents tend to become worried about the use of pacifier and what impact it will have on the long term oral health of the child, …

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If you lose a tooth near the front of your mouth, your reaction is probably to get to a dentist as quickly as possible to have it replaced. If you lose a tooth in the back of your mouth, you may not be in such a hurry to do something about it. People tend to react to sudden cosmetic changes to the appearance of …

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Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures today. Whiter, brighter teeth can make a dramatic change to your smile and improve your self-confidence. You can choose from many whitening products and toothpastes to use at home, but the best whitening results can only be found at a dentist’s …

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