March Hosts National Sleep Awareness Week and We Can Help!

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Since March is National Sleep Awareness Week (March 12-18), this is the perfect time to evaluate your sleep quality and find ways to catch more zzz's for better mental and physical health and well-being. Sleep Awareness Week officially starts at the beginning of daylight saving time (DST), which is when... Read more »

Common Oral Surgeries That Can Help Restore a Healthy Smile

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As oral maxillofacial surgeons, we can perform a variety of oral surgery treatments focusing on reconstructive surgery of the face, facial trauma surgery, the oral cavity, head and neck, mouth, and jaws. We strive to help you regain your dental health and facial appearance. There are many reasons why a... Read more »

Our Periodontist Can Help You Overcome Severe Gum Disease

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You might need to see our periodontist if you have chronic bad breath, your gums bleed whenever you brush or floss, or your gums look swollen and feel tender when touched. Healthy gums are crucial for a healthy mouth, so please don't be tempted to ignore these warning signs of... Read more »

Eating Healthy Foods While Straightening Your Teeth

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March is the 50th anniversary of National Nutrition Month. With spring almost here, this is a great time to renew your focus on eating the foods your body and mouth need while protecting your braces hardware or clear aligners. Tooth-Friendly Healthy Foods This is a good time to make sure... Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions for More Healthy, Beautiful Skin!

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When making New Year's resolutions, don't forget to include taking better care of your skin! As your body's largest organ, your skin will benefit from you keeping it healthy and looking and feeling its best. Skincare begins inside your body and ultimately ends up outside, so go ahead and use... Read more »

A Helpful Q&A on What To Expect From a Wisdom Tooth Extraction  

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Do you need to have wisdom teeth pulled, whether from crowding in your mouth, a molar coming in wrong or being infected? Today's state-of-the-art technology makes wisdom tooth extraction easier and more comfortable with proven sedation methods. Check out some of the most common questions we get about wisdom tooth... Read more »

10 Cool Facts You Should Know About Your Sleep Apnea

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Do you wake up feeling groggy despite having a full night's sleep? Do you wake yourself up in the middle of the night snoring loudly or gasping and choking for breath? These are red flags indicating you might have sleep apnea. If so, you are one of the almost 30... Read more »

The Real Reason You Should Never Ignore Your Toothache

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If you have ever had a toothache, you know that it can make it hard to function or focus on your day-to-day obligations. Once you notice pain in a tooth, pay attention because it means that the tooth root is likely inflamed and irritated. This can quickly lead to infection,... Read more »

This American Diabetes Month, We Have Some Tips To Protect Your Teeth and Gums! 

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November isn’t just Thanksgiving: It’s also National Diabetes Month. This disease affects around 37 million Americans, including adults and young people. Oral health is closely linked to health issues, including diabetes, and vice versa. Along with your primary care doctor and other specialists, your health care team should also include... Read more »

Common Myths About Root Canals and Why They Are False

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While root canals aren't in the least funny, some of the myths around them are pretty laughable. But they can still scare you away from getting treatment. And that's the last thing you should do, delay a needed root canal treatment (RCT)! Putting off treatment and avoiding it altogether can... Read more »

Why Are Mercury-Free Dental Fillings Better for Your Mouth and Body?

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Did you know that silver fillings, which are typically referred to as amalgam fillings, contain 50% mercury by weight? Originally created in the 1800s, these fillings are unhealthy for your mouth (and body) because mercury is a toxic substance. That's why we are continually warned about consuming fish from mercury-filled... Read more »