Tips For Cleaning Your Sleep Apnea Oral Appliance

If you have a sleep apnea condition, then you may not feel as though a CPAP machine is right for you. If this is true, then you can speak with your dentist about an oral appliance instead. Oral appliances are worn at night and they help to move the jaw forward so the throat cannot collapse as you sleep. Oral appliances are not disposable products, so you need to make sure that you care for your device carefully so it remains in good condition. Read More 

Tips For Keeping Lingual Braces Clean

Lingual braces are a great option for people who want the efficacy of regular braces while keeping them as unnoticed as invisible braces. However, even standard braces can be difficult to keep clean, and lingual braces are hard to see, which makes matters worse. If you're having trouble keeping your lingual braces clean, follow these steps to improve your oral health. Mirror Tool The first thing you should have in your arsenal is a dental mirror. Read More 

What to Know About Dental Implants

Bridges and dentures aren't the only options when it comes to replacing missing teeth. Dental implants are another excellent, long-term solution for tooth replacement. They're made of titanium posts that your dentist surgically places in your upper or lower jaw to anchor your teeth. Dental implants are as secure and stable as your natural teeth, so there are no limitations on what you can eat, as is often not the case with dentures. Read More 

Your Child’s Oral Care Routine When Wearing Braces After Corrective Jaw Surgery

Your child's doctor will keep their presurgical braces on during surgery and the braces will typically remain on after the surgery is complete. Taking care of braces after corrective jaw surgery can be difficult for your child to do because of how long the recovery process can be. However, allowing braces to go unkempt can result in an infection in your child's surgical area. An infection early in the recovery process will not only slow down the healing time but will cause a large amount of discomfort. Read More 

How to Know It Is Time to Talk to Your Dentist About Dentures

If you still have some teeth in you mouth, you may not be sure as to whether it is really time to talk to your dentist about getting dentures. The thing is though, you do not have to wait until you are missing most of your teeth. Discover the various signs that may indicate that it is time to speak with your reputable dentist about the possibility of getting dentures. Read More