What are Dental Implants?

Missing teeth can negatively affect a person's self-confidence, and their ability to eat and speak. According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 69 percent of US adults between the ages of 35 to 44 have lost one tooth. Today, dental implants are available and are a popular solution for missing teeth. They...

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Oral Appliances

Did you know that your dentist is trained to help treat and manage snoring and sleep apnea? Dental sleep medicine is a dental specialty that uses oral appliance therapy to treat sleeping disorders such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea. Dentists collaborate together with your physicians to determine the best treatment for you. There are...

Perfect Your Smile

Do you feel self conscious about your smile? Do you cover your mouth when you talk? Do you close your lips when the camera shutter opens? A prosthodontist can help. As American Dental Association recognized specialists in the esthetic restoration and replacement of teeth, prosthodontists direct and produce your smile makeover. Plan a Restoration No...

Three Tooth Replacement Options

If you're missing one or more teeth, you may be all too aware of their importance to your looks and overall health. Your teeth are designed to work together to help you chew, speak, and smile. When teeth are missing, it is difficult to do these things. Even the loss of a back tooth may...

Specialists/Specialties in Dentistry

Many patients are not familiar with specialists in dentistry. As of this writing, in the United States, there are twelve dental specialties in dentistry recognized by American Dental Association. In this article, we will describe these specialties and common reasons for a general dentist to refer patients to various specialists. Dental specialists have additional training…

Sensitive Teeth or Sensitive Gum?

Have you ever felt pain or discomfort after a bite of ice cream or a spoonful of hot soup? If so, you’re not alone. Many people have sensitive teeth or sensitive gum. Causes for sensitive teeth and gum vary greatly. Prevention and treatment approaches should be according to the underlying causes. Common Causes for Sensitive...

Mobile Dentistry, Teledentistry, and Housecall Dentistry

Technology has mobilized almost all aspects of our lives including dentistry. With the COVID-19 pandemic, more dental patients and dental practices are seeking mobile dental clinics, tele-dentistry, and house calls. Although doctors and dentists paying home visits is not entirely a new thing, most patients traditionally receive care at dentist offices which are equipped with…

Understanding Dental Insurance

Do you understand how your dental insurance coverage works? In this article we will explain the important concepts and common questions many patients have about dental insurance. According to the 2017 NADP Dental Benefits Report, two-thirds of Americans have private dental coverage. December is usually a very busy time for many dentist offices because many…

Alerts to all patients: Covid-19 related information