Archive for July, 2014

Is it Snoring or is it Sleep Apnea?

We all know that a little bit of snoring here and there is perfectly normal.  So how do you know when it’s snoring that you’re dealing with and when it’s sleep apnea? Rest assured, we get this question all the time.   And the answer is that while a formal diagnosis has to be done by […]

Wisdom Teeth: What’s the Big Deal?

Especially with the younger crowd, this is a question we get time and time again in our office!  And understandably so!  To some, removing the wisdom teeth seems like it should be an elective procedure, not a necessary one. You have probably heard the statistic that 85% of people have to have their wisdom teeth […]

TMJ Treatment: A Cooperative Approach

As with many dental health procedures, the treatment of TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders requires a cooperative approach between you (the patient) and me (the doctor).  Once we have diagnosed the condition and narrowed in on the problem, we have many different treatment options to explore together.   And luckily, most cases of TMJ do not require […]