Monthly Archives: November 2015

How to Treat Bruxism

In a recent blog, we talked about some of the potential symptoms of bruxism, the often painful grinding of the teeth or clenching of the jaw. Here I would like to provide some potential treatment options for those suffering from this condition that can cause headaches, jaw pain, sensitive teeth, or broken dental work. •…
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Treatments for Sleep Apnea

What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a common disorder that can cause either a pause in nighttime breathing or very shallow breath patterns. Some people with sleep apnea stop breathing for just a few seconds, but other patients may not breathe for several minutes at a time. Patients with sleep apnea often awake in…
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Five More Questions You Should Ask Your Dentist

By now we realize how dental health can impact your overall health and well-being. Asking your dentist the right questions can be the key to starting a conversation that benefits not only your mouth, but your overall health. If you’re excited about the progress you’ve made so far, but are ready to take your dental…
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How Qualified is My Dentist?

When trying to select a dentist, many people have questions about what qualifications they should look for. I receive questions like, “How is DDS different from DMD?”, “What are the extra acronyms after DDS or DMD?”, and “How can I really know how qualified a dentist is?” To help you in your quest to select…
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