Dental Treatments For A Cleft Palate With Oligodontia

5 April 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

A cleft palate is a birth defect that causes the roof of the mouth to improperly form. The cleft or gap can affect the growth of the muscles near the rear of the mouth, which can lead to speech difficulties and trouble swallowing. Severe cleft palates are usually treated in infancy, but less prominent palates might be left for a variety of reasons. Cleft palates can sometimes be joined by oligodontia, a condition that involves at least six congenitally missing teeth. Read More 

Bruxism: What Is It And How Do You Stop It?

20 January 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Have you noticed that you clench or grind your teeth, especially in a stressful situation? Sometimes, that's the only time you are aware that you're doing it, but it may be happening more often than you may realize. When teeth grinding, which is medically known as bruxism, happens on a regular basis, it can be harmful. What causes bruxism? How do you know you're doing it, and is there a cure? Read More 

Tooth Hypersensitivity: What You Need To Know

4 November 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

With the cold air on its way as winter approaches, some Canadians are making sure their lips are sealed when they go outside. It's not because they're afraid they'll spill secrets; breathing through the mouth when it's freezing outside can cause tooth pain in people with tooth hypersensitivity. If you instinctively keep your lips shut when going out on a cold day or avoid eating ice cream or drinking hot coffee, this condition might seem very familiar to you. Read More 

Young Children And Bad Habits That Can Affect Dental Health

14 September 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

So much goes into keeping your young children safe and happy, but part of this must be a focus on their oral health. Even children that still have baby teeth need to begin good habits such as proper oral hygiene and visits to the dentist at a young age. There might be a few mistakes you are making as a parent that you didn't even realize are bad for your child's teeth. Read More 

5 Signs You Have Sleep Apnea

10 August 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you've been experiencing sleep disturbances, you may be wondering if you have sleep apnea. As many as 18 million Americans have this potentially life-threatening disorder. While it's best to get checked out by a doctor who specializes in apnea or other sleep disorders, you can first get a pretty good idea of whether or not you have apnea by checking out this list of common symptoms: Serious Snoring and Gasping Read More