Dr. Selleck's Blog

When to Take Your Child to the Dentist for the First Time

Our children’s oral health is just as important as our own. We can start helping them to build a lifetime of healthy dental habits by introducing them to basic tasks like brushing their teeth as soon as their teeth start to arrive. But what about visiting the dentist? As adults, we know that regular visits to our dentist enable our teeth and oral health to be closely monitored, as well as professionally cleaned when required, which helps to keep them in the best possible condition.

Orthodontic Treatment With Clear Aligners

Clear aligners have been around for several years and have made it possible to get orthodontic treatment without braces. One of the best things about choosing clear aligners is that they are invisible when you have them on.

Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

Dental staining is an unavoidable problem. Lifestyle choices, diet, and even genetics can cause your teeth to discolor. The American Dental Association says that professional teeth whitening can solve this recurring dental problem. It can also bring more than just whiter teeth. If you want to find out how professional teeth whitening can benefit you, here’s what you should know.

Treating Sleep Apnea

Conventional therapies for sleep apnea include continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), airway pressure devices, adaptive servo-ventilation (ASV), supplementary oxygen, and others. Some cases even necessitate surgery to remove tissue obstructing your airway. While these treatment options are effective, there are also home remedies you can take up to reduce the severity and treat sleep apnea.

Benefits of Teeth Cleanings and Flossing

Teeth cleanings are a vital part of dental hygiene. It involves the removal of plaque by scaling and root planing the tooth. It’s highly advisable to have a professional dental cleaning every six months. Here are the reasons why you should visit your dentist regularly.