Braces/Teeth Alignment

There are many reasons teeth become crowded. Most of the time crowded teeth pose no problem to the heath of a person. Sometime crowed teeth may be due to periodontal disease, which causes bone lost. Lost of tooth structure from decay can also cause teeth to be...

TMJ Disorder

TMJ Disorder is not a stand-alone problem. There are numerous causes for TMJ problems. TMJ Problems involve more than a single factor. TMJ problems can originate from the teeth, the tm joint itself, from the jaw muscles, or from other aggravating factors, such as...

Restorative Dentistry

High-carbohydrate diet can cause various degrees of tooth decay and fractures.  The severity of decay requires different method of repairs. Technique can be a simple composite filling, a crown, an inlay, a root canal, and even implants. Extraction of a tooth should...

Preventive Dentistry

My idea of dental health is quite simple. Just floss the teeth you want to keep. There are five surfaces to a tooth. A hundred dollar or a 50¢ tooth brush cannot get in between and clean the teeth.  So just floss only the one you want to keep. Early detection is also...

Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) most likely is due to your tongue position.  The tongue determines the opening of the oral pharynx. As early as the 1940s, many studies pointed to the position of the tongue’s important in maintaining the airway. If you snore a lot, next...