Henry Campbell, DDS Blog
August 3, 2018
A night’s sleep can make or break how your next day goes. Whether you work, are in school, or have a family to take care of, you need a good night’s sleep to make sure you’re firing on all cylinders. Snoring can be an issue for some people, but if you snore because of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), it’s a sign of a much bigger problem. OSA occurs when something partially or completely blocks your upper airway during sleep causing you to wake up and have restless nights. This condition can go undiagnosed for years, so you should know the 7 signs that you have sleep apnea in Carrollton to regain your sleep and your overall health.
July 6, 2018
The term “binge-watching” has become universal ever since streaming services began releasing entire seasons of popular television shows all at once. Whether you’re gearing up for the new season of Orange is the New Black or you’re waiting for your favorite movie to be released for instant viewing, you shouldn’t ignore how the habit can affect existing sleep apnea.
With Netflix reaching close to 118 million subscribers, there’s no more important time than now to address how binge-watching can exacerbate the symptoms of untreated sleep apnea in Carrollton.
June 21, 2018
If you frequently awake from sleep in a puddle of wet drool, you’re probably curious to know if you can keep this unpleasant and possibly embarrassing thing from happening. Or maybe you have just accepted that you’ll always drool — but that doesn’t have to be the case! Your dentist in Carrollton knows that this habit can be stopped. Keep reading to find out how you can quit drooling in your sleep.
May 18, 2018
It is common for babies to drool, and we all know it happens because they do not quite have full control over their mouths yet. But what about when this habit sticks with you during sleep? There is nothing pleasant about drooling as an adult, and that is probably the reason no one really talks about it. If you frequently drool when you sleep, you may be relieved to learn it’s more common than you probably think. But WHY do we drool? That’s a whole other topic. Keep reading to learn the answer from your dentist in Carrollton.
April 5, 2018
Cancer kills millions of people around the world each year, and although relatively few of those deaths result from oral cancer, that doesn’t mean we’re free to ignore this disease. In fact, April is the official Oral Cancer Awareness Month. That’s why we’re reminding you about some of the facts surrounding this devastating condition. Hopefully, we can motivate you to head to your dentist to get an oral cancer screening in Carrollton!
March 12, 2018
You’ve worked all your life and now you’ve made it to your golden years. Thus, you’ve earned the right to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Unfortunately, there is a present hindrance to your ability to enjoy life – your missing teeth. It’s so ironic that now that you have more time to “smell the roses,” you have this roadblock that hinders the natural function of your teeth, which includes your ability to eat the foods you love, speak clearly and feel confident in your appearance. But don’t despair because your dentist can rectify the problem with dental implants in Carrollton. Read on to learn how this procedure works.
February 5, 2018
Did you know that many people don’t know often they should be brushing their teeth? Even if people do brush, they usually aren’t brushing enough times a day or for long enough. Some people only brush during the week while others only brush 3 to 4 times a week. This is a great concern to your dentist in Carrollton. If you aren’t brushing for long enough or enough times a day, your chances of needing restorative care go up significantly. Tooth enamel can dissolve permanently and once gum disease has advanced far enough, it cannot be cured, only treated and managed.
January 20, 2018
Dental implants in Carrollton offer a host of benefits: they last a long time, they look natural, and they are tough enough to stand up to all your favorite foods. They may even help to preserve your jawbone. But what’s behind all the hype around dental implants? Let’s take a moment to consider a few important things you should be aware of before you give this procedure the green light.
December 19, 2017
As you go about your day, you may notice something different about your oral health, such as bleeding gums or tooth sensitivity. Since there may not be obvious signs of an issue or significant pain, you may be tempted to ignore the problem until your next appointment with your dentist in Carrollton; however, any change to your mouth indicates a larger issue that is brewing beneath the surface. If you delay dental care, it could lead to serious complications with your teeth and gums.
November 16, 2017
With the end of the year approaching, you may be surrounded by sweets that can negatively affect your smile. It’s hard to resist candy canes, pumpkin pies, and even sweet eggnog, but your dentist highly recommends thinking about what you eat and drink before you do so.
Why? You’re increasing your chances of developing tooth decay and cavities. In fact, you might already have a cavity if you experience any of these symptoms. Learn more from your dentist in Carrollton here.