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What Are Dental Loupes?

Have you ever noticed those special glasses with lights that your dentist wears? They’re called dental loupes and they’re one of the most important tools a dentist can have.

So how do dental loupes work? Well, they're a lot like magnifying glasses, except they don’t have a handle. Instead, the magnifying lenses are attached to the protective glasses dentists wear. The magnifying...
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Everything You Need to Know About Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a condition where a person’s breathing can repeatedly start and stop while they are sleeping. Sleep apnea can cause a number of potentially fatal medical issues. It can also cause teeth grinding, which can result in painful and sometimes permanent damage to the teeth and jaw.

There are two types of sleep apnea someone can be diagnosed with:
 
Obstructive Sleep Apnea...

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How Night Guards Can Help with Bruxism

Have you ever woken up in the morning with jaw pain? Have you ever looked at your teeth and noticed they’re wearing down?

You may be suffering from bruxism.

More commonly known as “teeth grinding,” bruxism is a condition that affects around 10% of adults and can cause serious dental issues if not attended to. The good news is that preventing damage caused by teeth grinding is...
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What To Expect When You Haven't Been To The Dentist In Years

So, it's been quite a while since you last visited a Dentist, and now you're worried about running into hidden surprises. First of all, take a deep breath - we've got you covered.

And the good news is that not much at all has changed in regards to the overall Dental checkup procedure in the last decade. The following is a list of the things you should expect on your upcoming visit. ...


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5 Signs That You Should Visit A Dentist

Haven't seen the Dentist in years? Here are some of the telltale signs that you should:

Chronic Tooth Pain
If you are experiencing chronic tooth pain, you should head straight to the dentist. It could be something as simple as a tooth sensitivity, where a simple change in your daily routine could cure your pain. Or, if you have a sensitivity to hot or cold foods and liquids, it may be...
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Dental Implants vs Dentures: Which is Right For You?

Dental Implants vs Dentures: What's Best? 
As you age, your gums naturally recede. This results in sensitivity and can even lead to tooth loss. Of course, tooth loss can also occur if you neglect your oral hygiene to the point where you develop a gum disease and it gets too far gone. When this happens, you may have no choice but to get dentures or dental implants. However, which one is...

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