If you want to preserve the results of your work with your orthodontist, be sure to schedule an appointment with an oral surgeon. Why? Because impacted wisdom teeth can push your teeth out of alignment if you don’t have them extracted.
Impacted wisdom teeth will continue to try to erupt through the gums even though most people’s jaws […]
Stephanie M. Dalton, DDS (center) is this year’s Scott Sprtel Resident Award of Excellence award winner. She is pictured with (L) Thomas MacKenzie, DDS, and (R) Gregory P. Thompson, MD.Congratulations to Stephanie M. Dalton, DDS, recipient of this year’s Scott Sprtel Resident Award of Excellence. Dr. Dalton is the 14th recipie […]
Just a few decades ago, patients who suffered tooth loss had to settle for an incomplete replica of their natural teeth that only replaced the crowns of those teeth. The introduction of the small titanium cylinders known as dental implants has revolutionized treatment for tooth loss, making appliances such as dental bridges and dentures f […]
There is a good reason why dental implants have become the most popular tooth replacement method. Patients with dental implants across the world are satisfied with these replacement teeth because they provide a lifelike restoration of oral function, renewed self-confidence and peace of mind.
Implant dentistry addresses the need for functi […]
Sleep apnea is insidious – it can make a negative impact on total wellbeing if left untreated. Research has found many links to the incidence of sleep apnea and an increased risk for cardiovascular and pulmonary problems. Along with increasing the risk for heart attack and stroke, untreated sleep apnea affects cognitive and emotiona […]
Both dental implants and braces can greatly improve a person’s quality of life by increasing oral function and enhancing the aesthetics of a person’s smile. Since implant dentistry and orthodontics both require careful treatment planning, patients will visit an orthodontist and an oral surgeon for treatment. If a patient is receiving […]
Our sleep is precious. Without good sleep, we can’t function at our best – mentally or physically. Unfortunately, sleep disorders like sleep apnea can affect our ability to achieve the rest we need and deserve. Sleep apnea is a condition that prevents a person from breathing properly during rest. This condition is marked by period […]
The signs of aging are something that affects us all. Developing fine line and wrinkles is virtually inevitable with exposure to sun and pollution along with the ways we move our faces when we express ourselves. While the folkloric fountain of youth has yet to be discovered, we can battle the signs of aging without invasive surgery. Botox […]
Do you think you might suffer from sleep apnea? Perhaps you have been recently diagnosed with this sleep disorder and are reviewing your treatment options. While sleep apnea can ravage your quality of life and health, there are treatment options. The type of treatment used varies on a person’s needs and the underlying causes of their sl […]
If you’ve experienced tooth loss, you might be wondering if dental implants are the right tooth replacement solution for you. Here are the top 5 benefits of dental implants for your consideration.
Implant dentistry offers greater stability and durability than conventional prosthetics. After an oral surgeon places a dental implant, the […]