If you suspect that you have sleep apnea in Los Gatos, it’s incredibly important that you take a moment to consider your treatment options. While it may seem like something you can put off, failing to do so can result in decreased productivity, increased levels of fatigue, and even a higher risk of certain diseases. Luckily, there are options out there, so you don’t have to settle for inadequate sleep or struggle through your work day any longer. Keep reading to learn what you can do.
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April 3, 2018
March 28, 2018
If you have an upcoming dental procedure or oral surgery in Los Gatos, your safety is a natural concern. In addition to successful results, you want to ensure that you are protected against unnecessary infections. Now, you can benefit from ozone in your dental care. While you may be thinking about the atmosphere, this is not the case in dentistry. This refers to a special sterilization process to kill harmful bacteria while also enhancing the healing process. Using a controlled application process, you will benefit from a safer and more effective procedure with fewer side effects.
February 9, 2018
If you weren’t aware, more and more countries are discontinuing the practice of amalgam fillings. This is mainly because of the amount of mercury that exists in them. If you had an amalgam filling placed when you were younger, your tooth is actually at higher risk of cracking than if you had composite fillings placed today.
Luckily, your dentist in Los Gatos doesn’t just avoid the use of amalgam fillings, he’ll actually help you remove and replace the amalgam fillings you currently have! To learn why he’s so dedicated to doing so, keep reading. You’ll be glad you had this issue addressed now rather than later.
December 29, 2017
Many people don’t know much about sleep apnea — but the same condition affects some 18 million Americans, according to conservative estimates. This condition robs you of the sleep you need to function every day, and when left untreated, the effects of sleep apnea are serious… and possibly fatal.
November 29, 2017
Managing diabetes requires more than watching your diet and staying active. People with diabetes are at increased risk of troublesome dental problems like gingivitis and periodontal disease, making oral care an important part of living with diabetes. Read on to learn more about how diabetes impacts oral health and what you can do to keep your mouth healthy.
October 8, 2017
If it’s October, then Christmas is just around the corner. And while you may not want to begin thinking about who get’s what gift, you’ll save yourself time and aggravation if you do. There are the usual options: a tie, gloves, jewelry, electronics, and such. But why not think out of the box? With Invisalign, you can help someone enjoy a straight smile and that’s a gift that never stops giving.
September 13, 2017
If you’re looking to improve your health, pretty much all of the advice you’ll find will boil down to three basic things: eat a balanced diet, exercise, and get enough sleep. However, there is a fourth piece of advice that often gets left out: take care of your teeth. More and more research is showing that the health of your mouth directly affects your overall health, so now, going to the dentist is important for more than just your teeth. Today, we talk about this little known connection and what it means for you. (more…)
May 16, 2017
The alignment of your teeth plays an important role in your oral health and confidence. When you live with crooked, rotated, overcrowded, or gapped teeth, it is easy to hide your smile due to their appearance. While you have probably considered braces in the past, adding metal wires and brackets will only further hurt how you feel about your teeth. Now, you can choose a more sophisticated approach with Invisalign in Los Gatos. The clear aligners are the most discreet way to get the straight smile you have always wanted.
April 12, 2017
Did you know that over 47 million people in America suffer from dental anxiety? This condition is remarkably common, but can often leave patients so scared of the dentist that they don’t get the oral healthcare they need – which compounds the problem and can make dental issues worse, and treatment more complex. But, with help from the top sedation dentist in Los Gatos, you can not only get the care for your smile you need and deserve, you can actually enjoy seeing our team. In this post, the team at Los Gatos Dental Group answers all your questions to set you at ease.
March 23, 2017
Yeah, your partner has complained about your constant snoring throughout the night before, but does that really mean you have a serious sleep disorder? Or were you just exhausted? One of the main symptoms of sleep apnea is chronic snoring, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you have the disorder. Diagnosing patients with sleep apnea in Los Gatos can be challenging since patients are always sleeping while it’s taking pace. Sometimes, because patients don’t have another partner to rely on as a second pair of eyes, doctors can misdiagnose and put that patient at risk for serious health problems. Los Gatos Dental Group not only can help you with your diagnosis but also provide an easy fix!