Preventing a toothache now is much better than treating a bigger problem down the road. Routine dental check-ups are one way you can prevent dental troubles. Check-ups include exams, teeth cleaning and x-rays. Keeping up on dental hygiene now can save your pocket book later. Making a visit to your dentist a few times a year is a good way to keep a healthy smile. Besides the typical exam, x-ray, and teeth whitening, we offer many services to treat your dental needs including the following.
What is Sleep Apnea? Symptoms can include sleepiness throughout the day, loud snoring at night, dry mouth, irritability and headaches. Sleep Apnea causes your breathing to stop throughout the night resulting in lack of sleep. Sleep apnea left untreated can result in high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke and other serious problems. Are you experiencing any of these symptoms? Call us today to make an appointment to learn more about sleep apnea.
TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint dysfunction. This occurs when the jaw joint is damaged or injured. The jaw joint and the muscles surrounding it will hurt when the jaw moves and moving the jaw may be difficult. A clicking or grinding sound can sometimes be heard when you chew or open your mouth. TMJ can make it hard to chew and can also cause toothaches or pain in the face and ears. If you’re looking for answers about TMJ in Vancouver, WA, call our office to make an appointment today!
Almost everyone will need a tooth filling at some point. Most people assume fillings are only meant for cavities. Although this is their primary use, fillings are also used to fix worn, broken or cracked teeth. Fillings can protect a cavity from getting worse or fix a tooth that’s in need of repair. If you’re looking for help with fillings, call New Horizons Dental today!