Snoring and Sleep Apnea

It’s been estimated that approximately 90 million people in North America suffer from sleep disorders, including insomnia, snoring and sleep apnea. Patients visit their dentist on a more regular basis than other health care professionals, therefore dentists have an excellent opportunity to diagnose and treat their patients with oral appliances when that’s determined to be the treatment of choice. Snoring …

Top Tips To Prevent Tooth Grinding

How are Americans dealing with these difficult economic times? They’re taking the stress out on their teeth, if you ask dentists. The Chicago Dental Society recently surveyed more than 250 of its members to see if stressing about the economy was wreaking havoc on patients’ oral health. Nearly 75 percent of dentists surveyed said their patients reported increased stress in …

Taking Care of Baby Teeth

The American Dental Association’s Council on Scientific Affairs recently updated its guidance to caregivers – now recommending children’s teeth be brushed with a fluoride toothpaste as soon as the first tooth arrives. CSA previously recommended using water to brush the teeth of children younger than 2 years old and a pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste to brush the teeth of …

Best Time to Brush Your Teeth?

Does timing actually matter when it comes to brushing our teeth? Yes, it turns out the order in which we perform our morning rituals can impact the health of our teeth over the long haul. Other than getting rid of “morning breath”, another reason to brush before breakfast is that many of the foods consumed during breakfast, such as oranges …

Top Invisalign Myths

1. Invisalign is only for minor tooth movement. Invisalign can be used for more difficult cases. Since Invisalign moves teeth differently than braces do, the treatment success relies on the doctor’s understanding of the mechanics and experience. Dr. Bui is experienced in multiple treatment techniques and is able to effectively treat difficult cases, including those requiring extractions with Invisalign. She has …

6 Facts to Know Before Getting Braces

1. Do not wait for your child to loose all baby teeth before seeing an orthodontist. Why does the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children have an orthodontic consultation by the age of 7? There are problems that become more severe and not correctable without surgery if left until all permanent teeth are in. For instance, an underbite (where …

5 Tips To Brushing Teeth The Correct Way

1. Utilize a Good Toothbrush Picking a decent toothbrush. Despite the fact that it will be difficult to see with your stripped eye, it is best to utilize toothbrushes with adjusted swarms. This implies these brushes are more secure to utilize and won’t rub away imperative parts of your teeth, for example, finish and dentin. Since you can’t see those …

Benefits Of Dental Teeth Cleaning

Tooth cleaning is a basic dental cleanliness that includes evacuating of dental plaque by scaling and planing the tooth. Dental practitioners prescribe having our teeth cleaned two times per year (like clockwork) for sufficient oral cleanliness. More incessant visits to the dental practitioner might be exhorted for those with genuine dental issues. Here are the 5 advantages of dental cleaning: …

Invisalign Revisited

This recent article by a British journalist, “Invisalign Braces: Does the New Invisible Dentistry Innovation Really Work?” deserves some commentary. First, it is commendable that this chap decided to get treatment as an adult. Second, it is true that crooked teeth tend to get worse over time, and since a smile is one of the first things people notice, it can greatly …