Month: February 2020

A Crash Course in Dealing with Sleep Apnea

Not every treatment that your dentist can design for you has to deal with your smile. In fact, many dental health treatments and services are designed to address more profound aspects of your bite function and oral structures. For example, obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is a common sleep breathing disorder that often originates with… Read more »

How Plaque And Tartar Affect Your Oral Health

A couple of dental terms you may hear when you are at an appointment with your Gary, IN, dentist are plaque and tartar, two issues that can sometimes affect your oral health. When plaque builds up and is left untreated, it may lead to gum disease. That, in turn, could lead to other issues if… Read more »

Our Sedation Options Can Help You Stay Relaxed

Going to the dentist tends to make many people nervous. We understand. There are terms you may be unfamiliar with or tools you have never seen. There could be procedures we recommend that sound scary. Visiting your Gary, IN, dentist should never be a frightening experience, though. To help you stay relaxed and comfortable during… Read more »

Frame Your Smile With A Gum Contouring Treatment

Have you ever heard of someone having a “gummy” smile? That is when too much gum tissue shows when someone smiles. Most people have two millimeters of gum tissue, but for those who have a gummy smile, it could exceed three or four millimeters. That is not the only reason their gums are showing. They… Read more »