Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea
Do you suffer from Sleep Apnea? If you suffer from Sleep Apnea, you may have tried a C-Pap or other device with varying results. If you are considering using an oral appliance, here are the most frequently asked questions with some good information from the Kois Center for Advanced Dentistry. What is an Oral Appliance?It…Read More
What Are Dental Implants?
Dental Implants: What are They? Today’s modern dental implants have significantly evolved from the concept of long-term tooth replacement idealized by dentists decades ago. What used to involve a complex and invasive process has now transformed into the straightforward, gold-standard treatment that dental patients expect. Essentially, dental implants are artificial tooth roots crafted from biocompatible…Read More
What Causes Tooth Discoloration?
Ever look at a photo of yourself from only a few years ago and ask yourself, “Huh, were my teeth looked a bit brighter back then?” We definitely do. Coffee and red wine usually get the blame for teeth discoloration, but several other causes may be the culprit. Common Reasons for Tooth Discoloration Spotty Dental…Read More
How Hormonal Changes Can Affect Women’s Oral Health
Hormones affect every part of our bodies, and our teeth and gums are no exception. Being a woman means having to contend with a unique set of hormonal challenges, and it’s important to note that these challenges extend to oral health as well. There are five hormonal changes in particular that can impact the health…Read More
How Apples are Good for Your Teeth
People have been asserting that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” since the 19th century. While it may not necessarily be true that those who eat apples never have to see a doctor, apples certainly have great health benefits for our bodies! Did you know they can even be good for our teeth?…Read More
Reasons You May Have A Dry Mouth
We all know drinking enough water is good for our health. And when you’re feeling parched, there’s nothing better than a tall drink of ice-cold water to dampen that dry mouth of yours. But what do you do when you find yourself constantly needing to wet your whistle? There are numerous reasons you could be…Read More
What is plaque?
Most people have heard of the word “plaque,” and know it’s not something they want on their teeth. Yet, they don’t know what exactly plaque is or how it contributes to dental decay. Plaque is a sticky, colorless film of bacteria that lives on the surface of your teeth and along the gum line. It…Read More
Understanding the Five Stages of Tooth Decay
Did you know there are five distinct stages of tooth decay? And, that in the first stage of decay, you can actually take steps to reverse the progression of the disease? Indeed, it’s true. In the first stage of decay, whether you’re a child or an adult, the application of fluoride via fluoride treatments, your…Read More
Effects of Soda On Your Teeth
Have you ever seen those videos where someone puts a baby tooth in a glass of soda and watches it decay? Well, the effect of soda in an actual mouth is a bit different. You have your saliva to help wash away the sugar, you eat other things throughout the day, and brush at least…Read More
3 Reasons to Use Your Dental Benefits By the End of the Year
December is just around the corner and soon the hustle and bustle of the holidays will be upon us. Making a dental appointment during such a busy season might be the last thing on your mind, but what if you knew you could possibly save hundreds of dollars by doing it? Most dental benefits plans…Read More