Fear of DentistSedation Dentistry
October 27, 2014

What is Sedation Dentistry?

Sedation dentistry is medicine’s answer to fear of the dentist. If the idea of visiting the dentist fills you with anxiety and you would rather endure a toothache than come see us, sedation dentistry might be for you.We don’t automatically prescribe sedation dentistry to all patients with a fear of the dentist. As holistic dentists, we have a range of…
Oral HealthSealants
October 23, 2014

How Dental Sealants Can Change Your Smile

Dental sealants are a thin coating that covers the chewing surfaces of your teeth to prevent tooth decay. The treatment is very effective at preventing decay and preserving the enamel on premolars and molars. While a good oral hygiene regimen is very effective at removing food from your mouth, it isn’t perfect. Our teeth contain tiny fissures and gaps that…
Brighter Smiletooth whitening
October 13, 2014

Is Teeth Bleaching Safe?

  As a teeth-whitening treatment, in the right hands teeth bleaching is quite safe. Any supervised treatment we carry out here at Aesthetic Family Dentistry has to be safe otherwise we wouldn’t do it! Part of the worry is from the name. Typically, anything that contains the word bleach doesn’t have healthy connotation. While bleach is essential for hygiene, we…
Dental HealthSleep Apnea
October 8, 2014

Snoring and How Your Dentist Can Help

It is estimated that between 30 and 50 percent of Americans snore on a regular basis. In the vast majority of cases, snoring is completely harmless, with only a tiny fraction indicating something more serious. Generally, minor or infrequent snoring is nothing to worry about. It’s a natural occurrence caused by lifestyle, sleeping position, bed type and a range of…
Dental HealthSleep Apnea
October 1, 2014

Everything You Need to Know About Sleep Apnea

Posted Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 | Filed under: dental health, Sleep Apnea | author: Dr. Alan Steiner Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that occurs when the back of the throat constricts and blocks the airway. This reduces oxygen intake, which can cause levels to drop enough that the body wakes up to take a breath. This cycle can happen many times during…