Obstructive sleep apnea is a disorder wherein the tissues at the back of the throat collapse at night, causing temporary pauses in breathing. It is a common condition that afflicts people of all ages, sizes, genders, and fitness levels. If left untreated, it can rob you of your quality of life and lead to long-term health problems. But since this disorder happens only when you’re not conscious, how can you know if you need to seek sleep apnea treatment in Mt. Pleasant? Here are some signs you should be on the lookout for.
Dr. Virginia Gregory's Blog
June 12, 2018
May 4, 2018
Even if the health of your smile is in good shape, there are always ways to give yourself an extra boost where you need it. For example, one of the most popular treatments dental practices offer is teeth whitening, a fast and effective way to make your smile multiple shades whiter. Additionally, your dentist offers porcelain veneers, Invisalign clear aligners, and dental implants!
All these treatments can make a big difference in your smile’s appearance and even functionality. To find out how, keep reading this post from your dentist in Mount Pleasant.
April 4, 2018
Most people prefer the look of straight teeth, but did you know that straighter teeth offer more than just cosmetic improvements? Your everyday functions are also much easier, so you’ll have even more reason to smile by the time you finish treatment. Thanks to Invisalign in Mount Pleasant, your teeth will be easier to clean and you’ll avoid other issues that typically accommodate misalignment. It’s just another reason why your dentist is promoting the treatment!
To learn how Invisalign can improve your oral and overall health, keep reading.
March 23, 2018
It can be difficult to take charge of your life when you don’t love the way you look. This is especially true when your smile is the reason you’re insecure. Do you have a gapped smile or misaligned teeth? Maybe you also have a missing tooth.
If you have any or all those issues with your smile, there is light at the end of the tunnel! Thankfully, your dentist in Mount Pleasant can prepare a dental treatment plan to achieve a full smile makeover! Learn more in this week’s blog post.
February 21, 2018
Thanks to health professionals and dentists alike, there is more awareness about your teeth and how they actually work to protect you. When you do a bit of research, you’ll learn that there are layers that make up your teeth, the outermost being your protective layer of tooth enamel.
Learn more about this critical part of your smile from your local dentist in Mount Pleasant in this week’s blog post!
December 18, 2017
One of the most common procedures dentists practice for restoring and protecting teeth is through dental crowns. Approximately 2.3 million implant-supported crowns are made annually and even more go on top of existing teeth. If you don’t know what crowns are for or why they’re important, your dentist in Mount Pleasant is here to help.
Don’t be afraid or feel disappointed if you need a dental crown in Mount Pleasant. Dentists provide them so your teeth can be protected. Keep reading to find out how crowns can save your smile.
September 7, 2017
All of the systems in the human body are intricately connected. A stubbed toe can ruin your entire day, a neck massage may be able to relieve a headache, and what you put on your skin can affect your internal systems. Your teeth are also a big part of the amazing network that is the human body. Just by performing a basic examination, your dentist in Mount Pleasant can spot signs of health problems that go beyond your oral hygiene habits.
August 29, 2017
It’s normal for you to feel excited about improving your smile! It’s like turning the page to a new chapter in your life—one with more confidence, straighter teeth, and a smile you can’t help but show off. Plus, we have good news: not only can you improve the alignment of your smile, but your cosmetic dentist in Mount Pleasant has a non-invasive, practically invisible way for you to do it.
Invisalign is a modern orthodontic treatment that changes the way patients can straighten their teeth. Because this system may not be as familiar as traditional braces, you may have a few questions. Let’s explore Invisalign and address popular FAQ’s about this new treatment.
July 17, 2017
Has having straight teeth always been something you’ve wanted, but you’ve never had the time or knowledge on how to really go about it? Most patients assume they would need to get traditional metal brackets and wires to move their teeth to their correct positions. This is simply untrue, especially with the advances dentistry has made over the years. Luckily, your dentist in Mount Pleasant is here to explain alternative ways that can help you achieve that straight smile of your dreams with either porcelain veneers, dental bonding, or Invisalign clear braces.
June 28, 2017
Growing up, you’ve probably heard countless dentists say the same thing: “Make sure you take good care of your teeth! Brush, floss, and come back to visit me!” Sounds familiar, right? Maybe you haven’t taken the best care of your teeth because you don’t truly understand how each tooth plays a big part in how your smile functions. That’s why your Mount Pleasant dentist, Dr. Virginia L. Gregory, wants to explain the positioning of each tooth in your mouth and how to properly care for them. After learning about your types of teeth, hopefully you’ll put your best effort in trying to avoid losing any of them due to oral health concerns.