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How Your Dentist Can Help with Sleep Apnea

If You Snoozzzze…You May Lose!  We all share the common goals of good health, high energy, vitality, and slowing the aging process. Recent scientific research shows that a high percentage of the medical concerns that negatively affect our health are related to one common factor: chronic inflammation.
Why You Should Wear Mouth Guard

Do You Need an Occlusal Splint or Night Guard?

There is a good chance that someone you know is wearing a plastic appliance called an occlusal splint. Occlusal splints come in many different designs and are prescribed by your dentist for different but very specific reasons. The most common type of occlusal splint is called a permissive splint. This is an appliance that may be fitted to […]

What are Splayed Teeth?

Splayed teeth are an observed condition when the front teeth have an outward inclination. This usually results in spaces between the teeth. Teeth typically find themselves in a position in the mouth for very specific reasons. They are acted upon by a variety of forces that include the muscles of the lips and the tongue, […]

How a Bad Bite Relates to Different Dental Problems

Malocclusion (bad bite) is a problem in the way the upper and lower teeth fit together in biting or chewing. The condition may also be referred to as an irregular bite, crossbite, or overbite. It is ironic that one of the most common dental disorders is also the most neglected.  The way the teeth fit […]
Worn down teeth

What is Occlusal Disease?

Occlusal disease is a destructive process that can result from a bite in which the teeth are not properly aligned. Forces are applied to the teeth every time they meet.  When the teeth are properly aligned, teeth, muscles, which work the jaw and the jaw joint, are designed to withstand these forces. But, when bite […]
Why You Should Wear Mouth Guard

Why Grinding and Clenching Your Teeth is a Problem

Everybody always asks what is bruxism and it’s basically just a fancy word for when you’re grinding or clenching your teeth together too much and too often. Next let’s talk about the signs or symptoms of bruxism. There are 4 very common signs or symptoms that most people can recognize in their own mouth or […]