How Excessive Stomach Acid Affects Dental Health
20 October 2020
General dentistry practices often see patients who suffer from acid reflux disease, which can cause excess stomach acid to rise into the throat and sometimes into the oral cavity. If not well-managed, excessive stomach acid can cause problems with your teeth and gums. Here are some oral manifestations of acid reflux disease that your dentist may discover during your examination and what can be done about them.
Dental Enamel Erosion
Everything You Need To Know About Tooth Decay And Pediatric Dentistry
20 October 2020
According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), tooth decay is the "#1 chronic disease among children", but is 100 percent preventable. Seeing a pediatric dentist can help put your child on the right track. Here's what you need to know.
What does a pediatric dentist do?
A pediatric dentist is a dentist who specializes in treating patients under the age of 18. They are trained to understand the stages of development that a child's mouth, teeth, gums, and jaw go through as infants, children, and teens.
FAQs About Dental Cleaning
2 January 2020
If it has been a while since your last dental cleaning and you don't notice any tooth sensitivity or pain, you may be wondering if it's really necessary to go in for regular cleanings. Here are some FAQs about dental cleaning and why it's so important.
What Do They Check at Dental Cleanings?
Dental cleanings are important because they are preventative treatment. The goal of the cleanings is to catch problems before they turn into problems that might require restorations, like crowns, or prostheses, like dentures.
How Do You Know If Your Partner Has Sleep Apnea?
3 December 2019
Sleep apnea is a deadly disease, in part because it's nearly impossible for the person who has it to realize that they do. Symptoms only manifest in one's sleep, after all. So if you think that your loved one has a problem, you're doing them a service by being aware of what they sound like during their sleep and being concerned about them. Here's what you need to know about sleep apnea and some tips on whether or not your loved one has it.