Category: General Dentistry

How Does Sleep Apnea Impact Your Health?

With obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), millions of people have trouble sleeping and could eventually experience serious problems with their overall health. In today’s blog, your Cleveland, TX, dentist will talk about how to recognize the warning signs of OSA, and how treatment could help safeguard your immune system and cardiovascular system!

Is TMD Responsible For Your Headaches?

We recently talked about teeth grinding, or bruxism, which could strain your jaw joints. However, there is a similar and often related issue known as TMJ disorder, or TMD. Unless treated, this common oral health issue could mean trouble opening and closing your mouth, and frequent headaches. In today’s blog, your Cleveland, TX, dentist wants… Read more »

Stop Grinding Your Teeth In 2021

Do you ever grind your teeth? While most of us do so occasionally, regular grinding and clenching of your teeth could damage your smile and lead to major complications. In today’s blog, your Cleveland, TX, dentist will discuss the causes of bruxism, and how we can help you stop with a custom oral appliance.

When Do You Need A Deep Cleaning?

In our last blog, we explained the value of a checkup, including the dental cleaning portion. But what if you have risk factors or warning signs for gingivitis or gum disease? To restore health to your smile, you may need a scaling and root planing procedure, also known as a deep cleaning. In today’s blog,… Read more »

What Happens During Your Checkup Visit?

Did you know that a simple dental checkup every six months could help smiles of all ages stay strong and healthy? In today’s blog, your Cleveland, TX, dentist will explain what happens during these checkup visits, and what makes them so crucial for avoiding issues like tooth decay or even periodontal disease.

Do You Brush And Floss Correctly?

Even if you take time to clean your teeth at home, you may not be doing so correctly. Often, people rush this process, which still leaves their smiles vulnerable to issues like tooth decay and gum disease. In today’s blog, your Cleveland, TX, dentist looks at the steps necessary to brush and floss your teeth… Read more »

When Brushing Your Teeth Makes Them More Sensitive

Brushing and flossing your teeth on a consistent basis are the most important steps in keeping them strong and healthy. By cleaning away the buildup of plaque on your teeth, you can reduce the risks of the bacteria within it causing any substantial problems, such as tooth decay or gum disease. However, if brushing and… Read more »

Things that Everyone Should Know About Cavities

The development of a cavity doesn’t seem like a big deal to most people, until the cavity starts to make their tooth hurt bad enough that it can no longer be ignored. However, when a cavity forms in your tooth, it can become one of the most immediate threats to the overall health and integrity… Read more »

How to Make Sure You Benefit from Tooth Extraction

There are many reasons why tooth extraction is only recommended when it’s absolutely necessary. In most cases, it’s preferable to restore a tooth and preserve as much of its remaining healthy, natural structure as possible. If tooth extraction has become necessary, it means that restoring the tooth is no longer possible. Yet, it also means… Read more »