Month: September 2015

What to Expect After Dental Implants

Deciding to replace your missing teeth with dental implants is a big step and it’s normal to feel excited. Still, no matter how much research you do on your own, no matter how detailed your initial consultation with your dentist, you’ll still have quite a few surprises in store for you once your new implant-retained… Read more »

Smoking and Oral Health: The Facts

Even though bad breath and yellow teeth are two problems that affect the smiles of nearly all smokers, these may be the least of their problems. Whether you smoke cigarettes, cigars, or a pipe or you chew tobacco, regularly using these products can set the stage for very poor oral health as you age. From… Read more »

3 Tips for Managing TMJ Pain

If you are one of the estimated 10 million Americans suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder, more commonly known as TMJ, you have probably had enough of the sore jaw muscles, sore neck, aching back, and frequent headaches. TMJ pain can make everyday activities like chewing, speaking, and even smiling uncomfortable. Although there’s no cure for… Read more »

What Can You Do About Sleep Apnea?

In a recent post, we looked at three different ways that untreated obstructive sleep apnea can have a serious negative impact on your health. Not only can it cause or exacerbate emotional and psychological issues like anxiety and depression, it can put you at a dramatically higher risk for cardiovascular problems. In addition, untreated sleep… Read more »