Sleep Apnea and Aging

Sleep apnea can cause a well-known variety of debilitating—even life-threatening—symptoms, and a new study suggests that it may be producing yet another serious effect. Preliminary research recently unveiled at “Sleep 2019: 33rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies” found that the nightly sleep interruptions resulting from sleep-disordered breathing, or SDB, may be accelerating

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Am I Too Old for Orthodontics?

In most cases, your age alone does not determine whether orthodontic procedures are ideal for your needs and goals. In fact, I’ve had patients in their 70s undergo Invisalign® treatment! Invisalign® is a very popular option, particularly among adult patients, since it offers them the ability to discreetly correct teeth misalignment without the need for

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How Can Porcelain Veneers Improve My Smile?

If you are afraid to show your teeth when you smile because of discoloration, damage, or other perceived imperfections, porcelain veneers may be able to give you your smile back. As a Smile Design provider, taking time to customize treatment and assess each smile differently is important to me. No two patients are alike, and

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Why Should I Switch to Implant Dentures?

My patients who wear traditional dentures as a restorative option are typically happy with their results, but it’s not uncommon for some dentures-wearers to seek an upgrade. The adhesives required for traditional dentures can often be unreliable, causing the prosthetic to slip along the gums, ultimately causing irritation. Additionally, if the adhesive isn’t very strong,

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