Learn The Warning Signs Of Sleep Apnea And How Your Dentist Can Help
11 September 2015
Sleep apnea is a condition in which you may have long pauses in breathing while you are asleep. Sometimes these pauses can last for a few seconds and other times they may last for minutes. This disturbed breathing pattern throughout the night can lead to you feeling tired during the day. If left untreated, it can lead to more severe problems such as high blood pressure, depression and even heart failure.
Tips For Lessening The Irritation Of A Canker Sore That's Driving You Crazy
20 August 2015
If you have a canker sore on your tongue, you may find it hard to eat, drink and talk. A canker sore can be painful and extremely irritating. Your main goal will be to get rid of it as quickly as possible. Of course, you'll also want to do all you can to make the irritation as little as possible. This article will help you deal with a canker sore until it heals.
Bad Teeth? The Culprit Might Be in Your Medicine Cabinet
4 August 2015
A lot of the substances that you put in your mouth can actually damage your teeth over time. For instance, coffee can stain your teeth and turn them yellow. Smoking and chewing tobacco can cause severe damage to teeth as can certain types of acidic foods. Even seemingly benign substances can damage your teeth. For example, did you know that some of the medications your doctor prescribes can cause gum disease and tooth decay?
Dental Treatments For Unusual Root Canal Problems
20 July 2015
The root canal is an essential structure traveling through the center of the tooth. Pulp material inside the canal carries blood cells, tissue, and nerves through the tooth and out into the underlying gums to keep the tooth and soft tissue alive. Damage to the canal and/or pulp can put the life of the tooth at risk.
Typically, a simple root canal procedure is enough to fix the issue. Your dentist will access the canal, clean out the damage, and seal everything shut.