3 Non-Invasive Ways to Treat Sleep Apnea

Handsome Man Thinking About Sleep Apnea Treatment OptionsWhen is snoring more than just snoring? When that loud snoring is punctuated by sharp gasps or choking sounds or when the snorer feels like they’re walking through their days in a haze of sleepiness, it might be obstructive sleep apnea. This serious sleep disorder is caused by the complete obstruction of the airway by excess throat tissue and current research demonstrates a clear link between obstructive sleep apnea and serious cardiovascular, cognitive, and emotional impairment. Although severe sleep apnea is generally treated with a CPAP machine or via surgery, mild to moderate cases can often be treated using these non-invasive methods. Continue reading

How To Care For Porcelain Veneers

Picture of Porcelain Veneers that Require Special CareIf chipped teeth, gapped teeth, uneven teeth, or severely stained teeth have you hiding your smile, porcelain veneers might just be what you need to get your best smile ever. Veneers can dramatically transform your smile in as little as two visits to the cosmetic dentist’s office. Although dental porcelain is strong and satin-resistant, certain habits can cause your porcelain veneers to look dull and discolored more quickly. Use these easy-to-follow tips to keep your veneers in tip-top condition for years to come. Continue reading

Find Relief from Teeth Grinding

Woman Frustrated by Teeth Grinding ProblemsIf you frequently awaken in the morning with soreness and tension in the jaw, head, face, and neck, you might be one of the millions of people who live with bruxism. The two primary symptoms of this disorder – grinding your teeth and clenching the jaw – usually happen unconsciously, meaning you may not even know you have it. Unfortunately, untreated bruxism can lead to painful TMJ disorder and worn down tooth enamel (which itself can cause extreme tooth sensitivity). Our guide was designed to provide an overview of teeth grinding and present a few solutions that could have you sleeping easy.  Continue reading