Articles posted by Tarun Agarwal

Your Smile Lights Up Your Face

A smile can light up the room. It can make the first time you meet memorable; give a stranger a reason to trust; or make someone’s day brighter. But when your teeth are not as white as pearls, and seem to be closer to the color of butter or bananas, you might be less likely

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Menopause and Your Teeth

Menopause. It’s a word that’s often spoken quietly. Half the population goes through it, and the other half of doesn’t want to know anything about it. Your body changes: the skin and hair get drier and lose elasticity and shine. Your nails may become brittle, your bones also. They lose mass and density as your

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Dental Anxiety: Extreme Edition

Have you ever watched BBC’s program, “Call the Midwife”? The show is a dramatization based on real events, set in post WWII London- the late fifties and early sixties. One particular episode revolved around dental hygiene. A young mother, probably in her early thirties at the oldest, was at the end of her pregnancy with

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Invisalign and Your Teenager

There’s no denying that Invisalign has taken over the market of orthodontics for adults, whether they are working professionals or stay at home parents. The benefits for this demographic far outweigh any possible negatives; patients and dentists alike have provided overwhelmingly positive reviews. But what about using Invisalign for your teenager? You want what’s best

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Five Things to Consider Before Dentures

There are many things to consider when you need a new denture, and you want to make the best possible decision from the start. Fortunately, with current technology, traditional prosthetics don’t have to be your next step on the road to excellent dental health. Rather, dental implants fill a need that lies between needing individual

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Dental Implants: Are They Really Worth It?

As you get older, you may find that your teeth aren’t as strong as they used to be. Hard and sticky foods give you troubles, your teeth feel loose, and there are gaps where you did not previously have them. Maybe you don’t smile as freely as you used to, and feel very self-conscious when

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“You’re Snoring Again! Turn Over!”

How many times has your sleep partner said this to you in the middle of the night?  How many times has your snoring woken you up on its own? You probably know it already, but snoring can be a key symptom of sleep apnea, a life-threatening condition in which you stop breathing while you sleep! 

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You Have Options For Sleep Apnea Treatment!

Sleep Apnea is a troublesome condition.  It interrupts your rest, makes you feel miserable, and ultimately threatens your life. And you aren’t the only one affected by it. Your sleep partner wakes up to your snoring and lies there counting the seconds until you breath again. Your job suffers because you are sleepy all day

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What Can I Expect from a Sleep Study?

“Sleep Study” Maybe those words make you think of a large, sterile room with a window on one side for people to watch you, or beeping machines and people coming and going all day and night. None of this would be very relaxing, which conflicts with the whole purpose of the sleep study. Sleep labs

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Does Whitening Damage My Teeth?

This is probably the most frequently asked question that we get about whitening. The short answer is simply, “No, whitening treatment won’t damage your teeth.” In fact, in-office and take-home whitening are both safe, ADA approved procedures (over the counter products are not.) But there’s more to it than just the short answer. You may

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