If you snore loudly, wake up frequently during the night, and are often sleepy during the day, you may be suffering from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OSA is a sleep disorder in which breathing is frequently interrupted during sleep due to a blocked upper airway. Not only does OSA affect your quality of sleep and cause daytime sleepiness, it can also exacerbate diabetes in people with both of these conditions.
Do you feel stress before coming in for a dental visit? Do you feel like putting off your scheduled appointment due to anxiety? You’re not alone. Many patients have dental phobia, or a fear of the dentist. Some people feel so much anxiety that they avoid going to the dentist altogether and put their dental health at risk. We want you to feel as comfortable as possible when you visit our office and have a couple different solutions to help you overcome your anxiety and fear. Read more to find out how we can help.
Given all the work that our teeth do for us, it’s no wonder that they can get worn down or incur tooth decay, cracks and other kinds of damage. The good news, however, is that there is one dental treatment that can treat these various dental issues and restore the function and appearance of teeth that have seen better days.
Do you wish your teeth were whiter? Do you notice that your teeth appear yellowed or stained?
Keeping up with regular checkups and exams is the best way to keep your teeth healthy, but there are also things you can do at home to achieve a whiter smile. Would you like to know what they are?
Would you like to have a brighter smile? Have you thought about professional, in-office teeth whitening or teeth bleaching? It is the one of the most popular dental procedures in the world today, and a quick and easy way to brighten teeth and upgrade your smile. Tooth discoloration is common as tooth enamel changes color and becomes stained by foods and beverages over time. In just about an hour, your dentist or dental hygienist can make your teeth 5–7 shades lighter.
We do our best to make sure our patients’ teeth are clean and healthy, but hygiene habits practiced outside of our office have an even bigger impact on your oral health. We all need a refresher from time to time on the best ways to keep our teeth clean at home. Read more to learn how to keep your smile healthy and happy.
Do you wish you could change the size or shape or your teeth? Do discolored, crooked or misshapen teeth have you shying away from the camera? Do you wish there was an effective but minimally invasive solution to improve the look of your smile? Dental veneers allow you to change the look of your smile without undergoing a complex treatment, but with results that are nothing short of transformational.
Are you struggling to eat, speak or smile because of missing teeth? Does the gap in your smile cause you to avoid certain foods or social situations? Our patients who have had similar experiences have found that one restoration treatment in particular has been life changing. Would you like to know what it is? Read on to find out more.
Do you struggle to chew or eat food due to missing teeth? Are you looking for an alternative to dentures? While there are a few dental treatments that will restore missing teeth, dental implants are the longest lasting restorative treatment for this common dental condition. They give you back the look and feel of natural teeth so that you can eat, speak and smile knowing worry-free.
We are excited to announce the arrival of our new website at parksidedentalcare.com! We are always striving to provide the best experience for our patients, and that care extends beyond the dental chair.