ALWAYS AVOID USING STRAWS FOLLOWING ORAL SURGERY
When you are recovering from oral surgery, you have a list of things you should do and a list of things you should not do. The problem that many people run into is if they don't understand why they are told not to
IS GUM CHEWING LEADING TO INCREASED JAW PAIN?
Gum chewing does lead to increased jaw pain when you are chewing gum for a long period of time. This repetitive movement of the jaw can cause problems. It is important that if you are having pain in your jaw
HOW TO MAKE YOURSELF A BETTER CANDIDATE FOR IMPLANT SURGERY
One of the best ways to replace lost, missing or damaged teeth is through dental implants. While many people assume that implants are an option for everyone, that is not always the case. There are a variety of reasons a person
WHY MOST CHOOSE DENTURES OVER IMPLANTS
There are numerous benefits to both denture and implants, just like there are downfalls. This is important to think about when you have a choice between dentures or implants. Our office provides you with the information you need, answers any
WHAT TO EXPECT DURING TISSUE GRAFT RECOVERY
A tissue graft recovery is something that you may hear about if you are having a specific dental procedure done in our office. Knowing what to expect during this procedure can put your mind at ease, while also ensuring that
WHAT CAN BE DONE TO ALLEVIATE SLEEP APNEA?
Millions of people suffer from sleep apnea. Many of them do not even realize it happens. Sleep apnea is a condition where a person stops breathing for periods of time while they sleep. There are different reasons that this can
TREATMENT OPTIONS WE CAN PROVIDE FOR SLEEP APNEA
Dealing with sleep apnea may seem like a lifelong battle. This is especially true with obstructive sleep apnea. This type of disorder occurs when the tongue or other tissue in the mouth is pulled back against the throat, blocking airflow
HOW TO MANAGE AN INFECTED ORAL PIERCING
When you get an oral piercing such as a barbell through your tongue, or a ring or stud in your lip or cheek, you are creating a wound. With time, the wound can heal, but it is not uncommon for
WHAT A MOUTHGUARD DOES TO PROTECT TEETH FROM DAMAGE
When people talk about mouthguards, they think of the things that professional football players or other athletes wear to protect their teeth when they participate in violent sports. They may not realize that there are plenty of reasons that even people
IS THAT TOOTHACHE AN ORAL ABSCESS?
Do you know the difference between an everyday, run of the mill toothache and an oral abscess? Most people do not. It is very important that everyone understand the symptoms of an abscess because if it does not get proper