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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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The Power of A Smile

Think of a bad day. You wake up late. Your boss yells at you for something you couldn’t help. When you stop at the store, they are out of the detergent you usually buy, so you have to make another stop. Over dinner, you and your spouse get into an argument over something that’s not

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Why Can’t You Just Give Me A Sleep Appliance?

At your last dental exam, your dentist mentioned to you that the wear on your teeth appears to be from night grinding, or bruxism.  You discussed the possibility of sleep apnea and how much you snore. Maybe he even told you about the new sleep appliances that can help with sleep apnea. But rather than

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As if That Isn’t Bad Enough…

You might think that you get enough sleep, and you can manage. Not everyone thinks they can sleep with a C-Pap mask on their face or a dental appliance on their teeth. But have you considered all the health issues you have that are linked to your sleep apnea? Grinding your teeth Overwhelming urge to

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I Don’t Know How I’m Going To Pay For The Dentist!

Your company changed benefits at the beginning of the year, and now your dental insurance only covers preventive care. Maybe they dropped your coverage altogether. You’ve come in for your semi-annual appointments and cleanings, but now you need some major work done.  A root canal. A filling. A broken tooth. A crown. It adds up

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“Why do I need an occlusal guard?”

After your last dental check-up, your dentist mentioned to you that you might benefit from an occlusal guard. But he didn’t tell you what it was or why it would be a good idea for you.  So you’re left looking at your insurance and your finances wondering, do I really need this? There are many

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