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Dentists Can Treat Sleep Apnea

Many people — and their partners — have poor sleep due to snoring. Snoring is more than just an annoyance, it’s often a symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Studies estimate that a half a million adults suffer from snoring…

Real Talk About Root Canals

Just saying the words “root canal” can bring on a cold shiver for some people. Root canals have have a bad reputation as being unpleasant, painful procedures, but that might not be a fairly deserved one. You might be surprised…

Do You Have a TMJ Disorder?

You might have once heard someone say “I have TMJ.” What they were most likely referring to is that they are suffering from a disorder of the TMJ system -- the temporomandibular joints. The TMJ system, located on either side…

Can TMJ Cause Headaches?

Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ) are disorders characterized by pain in the jaw and jaw muscles. Millions of Americans are affected by TMJ and may have conditions which exacerbate symptoms associated with the disorders. Some conditions may include a misaligned bite…

Root Canals: Not As Painful As You Would Think

Many people associate root canals with pain. However, like many other dental procedures, patients are given anesthetic before a root canal to numb the tooth or teeth that are being treated. The goal of a root canal is to eliminate…

Sleep Apnea: Symptoms and Treatment

Do you often find yourself waking up in the middle of the night just to breathe? You're not alone. Thousands of Americans suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). OSA occurs during sleep when soft tissues block airways. Usually, soft tissues…

A Painless Dentist Visit

Many children and adults may fear a visit to the dentist's office because they think that the experience will be painful for them. However, there are multiple dental devices that are utilized by professional dentists during procedures and treatments that…

Why Choose Dental Veneers?

Dental veneers can be a simple and convenient option for patients. This solution fixes multiple dental and oral health problems while appearing natural and organic. Dr. Brent Engelberg and the professionals at AH Smiles offer custom-fit and high-quality veneers to…

Fixing Crooked Teeth

Many people may hide their smile because they are embarrassed about their crooked teeth. If a person's mouth is too small, their teeth may crowd and shift, becoming uneven. Crooked teeth may also be part of inherited traits that are…

Missing Teeth: You Have Options

Are you embarrassed by a missing tooth or teeth? You're not alone. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, more than 120 million people in America are missing at least one tooth, and this number is expected to rise in the…