There is so much emphasis placed on maintaining a healthy body and lifestyle today, but millions of Americans neglect their oral hygiene and avoid visiting the dentist's office for a routine checkup. Gum disease is among the most common oral health conditions with detrimental effects if left untreated. But with proper gum care and frequent dental checkups, you can achieve healthy gums that can last a lifetime.
Dental anxiety is at the top of the list of many people’s fears. Thinking about a tooth extraction or a root canal can induce fear, often resulting in significant oral health problems. If you have a fear of the dentist, know that there are things you can try that can help.
Receiving a diagnosis of sleep apnea can be traumatic. Many people are unaware that they even have it. More than 30 million Americans are affected by this disorder, which causes potentially dangerous changes to the breathing pattern as a person sleeps. But are there treatments available, and can dentists treat sleep apnea?The field of dental sleep medicine specializes in the treatment of sleep-disordered breathing. Dentists trained in this field are board-certified to use oral appliance therapy to treat various sleep and breathing disorders, including sleep apnea. The skilled team at Great Lakes Dental can help you identify and treat sleep apnea symptoms and various airway obstructed issues.
Whether you want to get rid of that coffee or wine stain or just want a brighter smile, teeth whitening can give you the results you’re looking for. Teeth whitening can make your teeth up to 8 shades lighter and whiter. In addition to leaving your teeth white, there are also many other benefits you will experience from having your teeth whitened by an aesthetic dentist.
Gone are the days of cold, drab dental offices with antiquated technology seemingly designed to raise anxiety levels among patients. The modern dental experience at Great Lakes Dental is driven by comfort, precision, and solutions that both beautify and maximize oral health at the same time.
While you sleep, the muscles that keep your airway open during your waking hours are relaxed. The sound of snoring emanates from tissues vibrating as breath passes along the narrow section of your airway.
Soon we’ll gather with friends and family on New Year’s Eve to celebrate the highlights of 2021. When the ball drops and the clock strikes midnight, your dental insurance benefits will reset. Any unused benefits from 2021 will be lost.
If you’ve ever wanted to look younger and feel better, now is your time. Our advanced smile professionals offer the powerful benefits of Botox® to relieve pain and refresh your beauty.
Periodontal (Gum) disease is not only the leading cause of tooth loss, but also has been shown to raise the risk factor for several potential health issues including stroke and heart disease. While gum disease typically begins with gingivitis, half of Americans aged 30 and above (64 million) have a more advanced form of gum disease known as periodontitis.
For years dentures have offered one of the best solutions for significant tooth loss. However, as any denture wearer will attest, the solution often comes with problems. Dentures may tend to be unstable and slide around in the mouth, leading to some challenges with speaking clearly. Some patients also find dentures painful, bulky, and irritable to their gums.