Brushing, flossing, and maintaining healthy oral hygiene and lifestyle habits are best to encourage a healthy smile. In some unfortunate cases, though, oral cancer can develop and interfere with your oral and physical health, requiring prompt treatment. Read our blog post to learn about oral cancer symptoms and treatment.
Categories for Overall Health
Anyone can suffer from temporomandibular disorders, also commonly referred to as TMD. TMD includes a disorder of the temporomandibular joint, often referred to as the TMJ. But what happens when you have TMJ/TMD disorder? Read our blog post to learn about treatment options.
When you’re tempted to indulge this holiday season, just think about your teeth. While a treat here and there won’t ruin your dental future, it’s important to make healthy choices whenever possible. Read our blog post to learn what foods and drinks are best avoided this holiday season.
Did you know a good night’s sleep can have a positive impact on your oral health? Many studies have shown that there is a direct connection between a lack of sleep and the development of periodontitis (gum disease). Check out our blog post for what you need to know about sleep and your oral health!
Did you know that your gums play a large role in your overall health? Read our blog post for what you need to know about caring for your gums and how they can affect your total health!
Oral health issues can have implications beyond just the mouth, and they can be serious. In fact, there’s a known link between mouth health and diabetes. Check out our blog post to learn more about this connection and when you should be concerned for your own health.
Do you suffer from fatigue and headaches during the day or wake up multiple times a night? Does your partner complain about your snoring? You might have sleep apnea. Read our blog post to learn how the dentist can help with your sleep apnea.
You have two joints that connect your skull to your lower jaw. Like a hinge, these joints let you open and close your mouth. When these joints or the muscles around them aren’t working as they should, it’s called TMD or temporomandibular disorder. Read our blog post to learn what causes these problems and how we treat the disorder.
Adequate, restful sleep is fundamental to your overall health. Yet one in fifteen people suffer from sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that causes breathing to start and stop sporadically. check out our blog post to see how sleep apnea can affect your health.
Our office is committed to providing our patients with comprehensive oral healthcare services, including offering oral cancer screenings which are a simple yet potentially life saving procedure. Check out our blog post where we review the signs and symptoms of oral cancer and the procedure for an oral cancer screening.