Tooth sensitivity

Ouch! Why is My Tooth So Sensitive?

Ouch!  Why is my tooth so sensitive??? What causes tooth sensitivity? Tooth wear ➔ Incorrect brushing technique, night grinding, and excessively frequent intake of acidic foods.  Once the protective layers of enamel and dentin become thin, the harmful stimuli can irritate the pulp easily to elicit pain. Dental caries ➔ As decay invades the dentin, […]

Dwight Sleep Apnea

No Oxygen at Night is No Good!

No Oxygen at Night is No Good! Why is sleep important? Allows for refreshment and consolidation in the brain (memory, emotion, regulation of appetite). Protection against infections. Hormone regulation and resetting them daily. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea occurs when a person stops breathing during sleep. When you stop breathing, the body goes into […]

Gum Disease

The Most Common Dangerous Disease to Mankind

  What is this disease? 80% of the U.S. population will develop gum disease Without treatment gum disease worsens Insurance statistics identify that less than 5% receive treatment Why is gum disease so important? Your risk for developing: heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and other life threatening diseases increases Bacteria from the mouth are carried […]