Diet Soda Damage Your Teeth During A Diet? Consider A Root Canal

Switching to diet sodas helped to cut a lot of calories out of your diet and has dropped some weight off your belt line. However, you have found that all that extra diet soda – which you drink more of than normal soda – has caused dental decay. Thankfully, a root canal – and a decreased soda intake – can save that tooth. Diet Sodas May Cause Tooth Decay While diet sodas are often advertised as a healthier alternative to normal sodas, they can do just as much damage to certain areas of the body. [Read More]

Ways A Dentist Can Help You With Sleep Apnea

According to the National Sleep Foundation, there are an estimated 18 million people in the United States who suffer from sleep apnea. This scary condition can show up in a lot of ways, but it is most often relative to interruptions in regular breathing while you sleep. If you are afraid that you have sleep apnea, you may not think to talk to your dentist about the problem, but the dentist is actually one of the first people you may want to talk to about your symptoms. [Read More]

Have An Overbite? Know About The Causes And Correction Process

Everyone wants a smile that looks perfect, but there can be many problems that cause it to not look so great. One problem you may be suffering from is an overbite, which also causes problems with talking and eating. It helps to know what causes an overbite and what the potential corrections are. Causes of Overbites An overbite can be best described as when your upper teeth overlap your front teeth when your mouth is closed. [Read More]

How To Handle The Following Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies can happen when you least expect them. That's why it's a good idea to know what to do when you run into any of the following problems. Loose Teeth While you may be tempted to see how much damage was caused to a tooth that feels loose, the best thing that you can do is prevent the tooth from loosening further. Avoid wiggling the tooth with your fingers, trying to move it with the tip of your tongue, or testing the tooth to see if it is getting worse. [Read More]