Archives for June 2012

Raise Your Oral Health IQ

How would you do on a quiz about oral health? If you think you might need to raise your oral health IQ the American Dental Association (ADA) can help. The ADA has launched a new website to help increase knowledge about oral health. This new site MouthHealthy.org offers information on prevention, … [Read more...]

Born With Bad Teeth?

It is true - some people are just born with bad teeth - actually they are born with missing teeth, or malformed teeth or even extra teeth. In fact missing one or more teeth is probably our most common congenital defect affecting almost 20% of us. Most of us have 20 baby teeth and 32 adult teeth … [Read more...]

The Clear Choice For Adult Braces

As we age our jaws get smaller and our teeth tend to move. Even if you were one of the lucky few born with a beautiful straight smile you may have noticed some changes as time has gone on. Besides cosmetic reasons there may be health benefits to having dental braces as an adult. Dental braces or … [Read more...]

5 Signs You Have Sleep Apnea

How can you tell if you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea? The only way to know for sure is to have a sleep study which is a test that measures several of your body systems while you sleep. The real question might be: How do I know I need to go for a sleep study? Most people who have sleep … [Read more...]

Baby Teeth Need Care Too!

Babies don't come home from the hospital with instruction manuals so new parents must rely on advice from friends, family and experts. One area where advice from family and experts may disagree is dental care for your child. It used to be that children didn't visit the dentist until they needed … [Read more...]