Archive for the ‘Patient Education’ Category

Do I Have Sleep Apnea?

If you have sleep apnea you may have to rely on a partner to bring it to your attention because, of course, you are asleep while experiencing the nighttime symptoms. However, there are daytime symptoms that may help you determine if you are suffering from sleep apnea. If you even suspect that you may be […]

Tips For Better Flossing

When it comes to flossing your smile, you might think to yourself that this is the most straightforward dental hygiene step ever. What’s there to learn? How could there be any tips that would make a difference in the results? While you may have always assumed that just quickly moving the floss up and down […]

Chewing Gum: Can I Chew It?

When it comes to anything that’s sold in the check-out line or the candy aisle, the immediate assumption is generally that it’s probably not safe for your smile. When the topic of chewing gum comes up, we find that patients have all sorts of ideas about whether it’s okay (or not okay). The good news […]