What is the Main Cause of Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

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Many have a hard time breathing at night, without even knowing it. These disturbances in the night can affect your sleep, others around you, but most importantly your breathing. Sleep apnea is the name of this unruly and uninvited nightly guest. Understanding the nature surrounding this phenomenon is helpful in helping to treat it and…

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment: Oral Appliance Therapy

Approximately 22 million Americans have sleep apnea. Worse, about 80% of moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnea cases have not been diagnosed. Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that occurs when the muscles in the back of the throat collapse and block the airways. As a result, the oxygen supply to your brain becomes…

All You Need to Know About Digital Dentures

If you’ve got a missing tooth or two, we, at Distinctive Dentistry can help replace them for you, restoring your dental structure to optimal functionality. One of the more popular dental restorative treatments includes dentures that can replace either the complete set of teeth or a few missing ones. But the traditional denture creation and…

Is Coffee Good for Oral Health?

For many people, nothing beats a warm cup of joe to kick start their day. It’s a universal habit that they have ingrained in their routines. While there are many benefits of drinking coffee, there are also many concerns about drinking coffee excessively. And one of those concerns has to with our oral health. At…

Save Time With CEREC Crowns

Our dentists recommend CEREC crowns when patients don’t have the luxury of time. This is the latest technology that helps enhance your experience when you visit us. A normal crown requires a mold to be created. For us to get this, we ask patients to bite into a tray mold to get the impression. This…

Having Clean Teeth Makes Proper Weight Management Easier

Good oral hygiene is necessary to boost your smile and confidence and reduce the risk of diseases. Brushing and flossing your teeth is a basic way of maintaining clean teeth. This routine, coupled with regular dental cleanings, minimizes plaque buildup and the risk of tooth decay. Besides impacting your oral health, clean teeth can also…

Are You a Good Candidate For Professional Teeth Whitening?

Professional teeth whitening is the most popular dental procedure among Americans. But are you the ideal candidate for it? At Distinctive Dentistry, professional teeth whitening treatment involve bleaching teeth in-office or providing whitening trays to clients to bleach their teeth at home. However, this treatment may not be the best for everyone. Professional Teeth Whitening:…

Common Causes of Tooth Pain

Do your teeth hurt while chewing food? Or, do you experience bleeding around the gums sometimes? If yes, know that these are common symptoms of a toothache. A toothache comprises of soreness and pain in or around a tooth, and it can be quite an uncomfortable, unpleasant experience. It typically occurs due to inflammation in…

What Simple Carbs Can Do to Your Teeth

Your body needs simple carbs to stay energetic throughout. These nutrients are part of your dietary requirements in addition to proteins, vitamins, and minerals. Simple carbs are part of carbohydrates, which comprises starchy and sugary foods. Examples of the foods that have simple sugars include doughnuts, candy, soda, and desserts, among others. Even though they…

Tips to Help You See You May Have a Dental Abscess

A dental abscess can emerge quite unexpectedly. Therefore, you need to contact us immediately if you feel you have an abscess. Don’t delay treatment, as an abscess can progress and lead to a life-threatening illness. Do You Have an Abscess? Not everyone will acknowledge their tooth has abscessed. However, if you want to prevent serious…