When you sustain injury to your smile, the trauma could mean damaged teeth and gums, as well as loose or missing teeth. Without treatment, these injuries could lead to serious complications, from infection to tooth loss. In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist will discuss addressing dental trauma with an array of treatment options.
Do you ever experience difficulty opening and closing your mouth? If so, this discomfort could be related to a serious oral health issue, such as TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. The discomfort could also be related to a chronic disorder like bruxism as well. In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist will explain how we treat this discomfort.
Did you know some estimates how up to 10 million people in the United States suffer from some form of TMJ disorder, also known as TMD? This common jaw joint disorder could lead to serious orofacial pain, and even increase the risks of major complications like bruxism. In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist will explain the causes of the disorder, and how we offer relief for our patients.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) impacts millions of people in the United States. In addition to preventing them from obtaining a good night’s rest, the disorder is linked to serious trouble with heart health unless treated. In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist will discuss this link, and look at a simple and convenient treatment option.
Do you have migraines or persistent headaches? If so, this could cause major issues for your overall quality of life. But did you know the causes of your head pain could be linked to your smile? In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist will look at the factors behind orofacial pain, and how we offer relief with a custom-made, custom-fitted, and comfortable oral appliance.
What do TMJ disorder, bruxism, and sleep apnea have in common? Well, not much aside from one thing: We can treat off these issues with an oral appliance. In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist explains how we treat orofacial pain and sleep issues with an oral splint, one custom-made specifically for your smile.
With poor gum health comes discomfort, including soreness or bleeding. But could issues like gum disease lead to the loss of one or more natural teeth? In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist will explain how poor periodontal health means complications of your smile, and how we treat common gum health issues.
Do you often snore at night? In addition to driving your significant other crazy, this could also indicate the presence of a serious issue known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) for some people. In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist talks about diagnosing and treating sleep apnea, and when you should seek treatment for your snoring.
Did you know that if you grind or clench your teeth on a frequent basis, this could mean you suffer from bruxism? A serious but widespread oral health concerns, bruxism could lead to damaged teeth and major oral health complications unless treated. Fortunately, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist is ready to help put a stop to teeth grinding!
Did you know that on average, dental implants boast a 98% success rate? What makes them so successful for replacing one or more missing teeth? In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist will explain how we approach treating tooth loss with implant dentistry, and help you enjoy a stronger smile.