Crowns are a versatile dental treatment used in restorative and cosmetic procedures that can help restore function and beauty to your teeth. Whether you have a single damaged tooth or multiple teeth that need aesthetic enhancement, your dentist might recommend this common treatment.
As 2019 comes to a close, are you planning on setting any health goals for next year? Many people start a weight loss regime or new exercise routine at the beginning of the year, hoping it will make them look and feel better. But there is another health routine that can be just as beneficial that most people often overlook. Can you guess what it is? If not, click here to find out how we can help you improve your overall health in 2020.
We all hear of the benefits of early detection when it comes to medical issues — the treatments are easier and can decrease the severity of conditions. The case is similar when we recommend children as young as 7 be seen by an orthodontist. We now know that monitoring and intervening earlier in a child’s dental health can produce better outcomes for them in the future.
Patients often come to us unhappy with their appearance because of a missing or damaged tooth. Fortunately, we are able to offer an effective and long-lasting solution that has them smiling once again. Click on this link to learn more about this life changing dental treatment.
It can be difficult and overwhelming to try to find a different dentist for each member of your family, especially when they range in age from very young to adult. That’s where a dentist specializing in general dentistry, like Dr. Michelle Munoz, can step in! Dr. Munoz provides dental care that covers all stages of dental development and is suitable for the whole family.
So, you are a loud sleeper — who cares? What difference does it make? Why should you be concerned? Besides irritating your sleep partner, your loud snoring could be a sign that you have a sleep disorder, one that could be affecting the quality of your life. Read on to learn how dangerous untreated sleep disorders can be and what you can do about it.
If you have trouble or pain when chewing your food, or have facial pain, shoulder pain, or neck pain, you might be suffering from a disorder that affects the joints in your jaw. These joints connect your jaw to your skull, and you use them with every word you speak, every drink you swallow, and every bite you chew.
We hope you have had a great summer and have been able to enjoy some quality time with family and friends. If you are like so many, some of the things on your to-do list for summer just didn’t get done. Was getting in to see us one of them? If so, we look forward to seeing you soon! In the meantime, we wanted to share a little information about one procedure that can rescue teeth that have become badly decayed. Read on to learn more!
You need to act when adult teeth are lost. Ignoring missing teeth may cause remaining teeth to drift, affecting your smile and disrupting your bite — which can lead to other serious tooth and jaw problems. The area around the missing tooth is also more susceptible to disease and decay. In the past, a removable denture was your only choice for tooth replacement. Today, implants are often considered the ideal solution. But what do you do if an implant isn’t an option?
You need to brush your teeth at least twice each day using a toothbrush with soft or medium bristles. Overly aggressive brushing can damage your gums and enamel, but a gentle, circular motion will get the job done. Flossing once a day will remove accumulated debris and help prevent the buildup of plaque. Eating nutritious foods and avoiding or limiting sugars and soda can help avoid cavities.