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5 Signs It’s Time to Give Up on a Tooth

In general, we want to preserve your natural teeth as long as we can. However, there comes a point when it’s time to admit that the best course of action is removing the tooth and replacing it, hopefully with a dental implant.  But how do you know when you’ve reached that point? [...]

How is My Body Affected by Sleep Apnea (and Why You Should See A Dentist)?

You may be tired of hearing your partner complain about your snoring. You may just be tired. Perhaps you have changed your sleep habits and nothing is working. You may be suffering from sleep apnea. This common sleep disorder is concerning in many ways. What Is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a breathing disorder in [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|Sleep Apnea|

Bad Teeth, Bad Heart? How Your Dental Hygiene Can Affect Your Heart

Brushing and flossing your teeth daily isn’t just something your parents tell you to get you to bed. Daily dental care helps you keep your teeth for as long as possible, but that isn’t the only benefit. Your heart can benefit from keeping your teeth in tip-top condition.Why Can Your Heart Be Affected by Your [...]

I’ve Got A Headache, I Need to See My… Dentist?

Do you experience migraines, headaches or pain in your jaw, neck or shoulders? It could be time to see a dentist.  Why? Well, believe it or not, your teeth could be affecting your day to day health, especially if you have headaches consistently that you can’t figure out where they are coming from.  If you [...]

By |August 28th, 2019|Headaches, TMJ|

Your Teeth Deserve The Best: How Dry Brushing Can Help You

Thousands of toothpaste commercials would have you believe that a 30 second application of toothpaste to your teeth will kill bacteria, refresh your breath, whiten your teeth and prevent decay.  Unfortunately, as with most advertising, it is misleading. Why? Because of biofilm. Biofilm is a microscopic cover of bacterial goo that prevents fluoride or [...]