Portfolio Category: General Dentistry

Snoring Devices

Anti-Snoring Intraoral Devices, or mandibular advancement splints, have been effective for many snorers, including those suffering from mild or moderate obstructive sleep apnea. They are usually small plastic devices worn in the mouth during sleep to prevent the soft throat tissues from collapsing and obstructing the airway. They do this by bringing your lower jaw forward...
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TMJ and TMD

TMD (Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome) is a condition created by a number of factors including a bad bite or habits such as clenching or grinding, often due to stress. The patient with a TMJ disorder (also referred to as TMD) can have clicking in the jaw joint, jaw joint pain, headaches, ringing in the ears, or...
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Sport Mouthguards

Do you have a budding athlete on your hands? Then you're probably already buying protection for a host of vulnerable body parts including knees and elbows. Make sure you add your child's teeth to that list. Surprisingly, the mouth is the most commonly injured area of the body in contact sports, but you can prevent or...
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Root Canal Therapy

In the past, if you had a tooth with a diseased nerve, you'd probably lose that tooth. Today, with a special dental procedure called root canal treatment, you may save that tooth. All teeth are hollow and contain what is known as the pulp. The pulp is the vestige of the tissue that originally formed the...
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