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Sleep Apnea

Does Jaw Surgery Correct Sleep Apnea

Most often patients turn to jaw surgery to correct their appearance, or to improve speaking and chewing. Many don’t realize that jaw surgery can also help patients that suffer from obstructive sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea is when a patient stops breathing while sleeping and tends to gasp for air. This happens when the muscles

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Dental Implant

Are Dental Implants Noticeable?

If you have missing, damaged, or broken teeth and are looking for the perfect restoration solution, dental implants may be the right choice for you. Dental Implants are a permanent solution and are durable and long lasting. Implants function like natural teeth, and allow patients to speak and eat normally. Implants are comfortable and do

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Root Canal

What is an Apicoectomy and Why Do I Need it?

Root canals are a common procedure and have a success rate of 95%. There are procedures in place that can help your root canal last such as placing the crown immediately following the root canal. It is also important to practice good oral hygiene habits after your root canal at home. There are some cases

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Oral Surgery

Why is it Necessary to Perform Underbite Surgery?

A normal bite is when both the upper and lower jaws align perfectly. The upper teeth overlap the lower teeth, and the jaw functions normally. If alignment is off this causes a malocclusion or issue with your bite. With an underbite the lower jaw protrudes further out than the upper jaw. What Can Cause an

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Are There any Differences Between Mouth Washes?

Mouthwash is used to help rinse away bacteria or food particles after you brush and floss each day. Using mouthwash is an additional way to help protect your teeth and gums. Knowing the differences between mouthwashes can help you choose the right one to incorporate into your oral hygiene routine. What Are The Different Types

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How Can I Reduce My Costs for Dental Care?

Dental care can be costly, and simple procedures can even run up your bill. Caring for your teeth is necessary to keep your oral and general health in check. Many people have no dental benefits at all, or if they retire their benefits are lost. Skipping dental care is not an option, and can lead

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Receding Gums

What Can I Do About Receding Gums?

What Can I Do About Receding Gums? If not notice you have inflammation around your gums, or they are starting to recede it may be time to consult with a Periodontist. Gum recession should be treated to avoid further issues, or even tooth loss. Receding gums can be caused by periodontal disease or gum disease.

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Oral Surgery

Is Oral Surgery Worth It?

You may have been recommended to have oral surgery, and are concerned if you should go through with it or not. Oral surgery has many benefits, and patients need to weigh their options. Our staff will only recommend oral surgery if it is absolutely necessary, or if the patient is unhappy with their mouth, jaw,

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What Can a Cosmetic Dentist Do?

Cosmetic Dentists help enhance or improve the appearance of the teeth, gums, or jaw. When patients are not happy with their smile, or those who have chipped, cracked, or misshapen teeth, cosmetic dentistry can help give you that perfect smile. Cosmetic dentistry focuses on the overall appearance of a patient’s smile including the color, position,

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What Are the Types of Dental Implants?

If you have been recommended for dental implants you may be overwhelmed with all of the implant choices available. Our team can help you choose which implant works best for you and discuss what your options are. What Are Dental Implants? Dental implants are similar to an artificial tooth root that is placed in the

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