Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by interruptions in breathing during sleep. These pauses in breathing, known as apneas, can last for a few seconds to minutes and may occur multiple times throughout the night.
While you may have heard about dental implants before, there are common questions and several intriguing facts that might surprise you.
If you have, or suspect that you have, gum disease, it is best to find out what is going on inside of your mouth as soon as possible so that a plan of attack can be developed and implemented. If we are able to treat it in the earlier stages, we can minimize or eliminate the risk of tooth loss.
While general dentists can provide initial screenings and basic periodontal care, certain conditions may require the expertise of a periodontist.