Gum disease is serious business! While you know this, you may not know what to do about keeping it from happening or about treating it when early signs develop. While it can seem like a complex topic at first, when you learn from our Livonia, MI team that it’s actually easy to keep your gum health safe, you can breathe a sigh of relief. The basics of prevention and treatment will certainly help.
When children experience difficulties breathing due to problems with the growth and development of the jaw and oral structures, they can suffer from sleep disorders. In order to help children in Livonia, MI, obtain the sleep needed to remain healthy and succeed in school, we may suggest orthotropic appliances. In today’s blog, we’re answering common questions about treating childhood sleep difficulties.
Teeth-whitening is the most commonly performed cosmetic dental procedure, but that doesn’t mean you are expected to just naturally know all about it. It’s not unusual to hear that people have all kinds of questions about whitening teeth in Livonia, MI, yet they are hesitant to ask, and so they continue to flash a not-quite-so-fabulous smile. We have probably heard any question you can come up with, and we hope you’ll ask them at your next appointment. Meanwhile, glance over these points on the basics of having (and keeping) your brightest smile. (more…)
The phrase “sleep like a baby” is common parlance for obtaining a night of deep, uninterrupted sleep. So, for many parents, finding out that their child suffers from poor sleep is surprising. A variety of factors could lead to sleep disorders in children and without treatment, this could impact their growth and development. To help families in Livonia, MI, our team offers orthotropic treatment.
Since you were a wee child, you learned that calcium was an important part of a daily diet, helping you maintain strong and healthy bones! However, when it comes to getting enough of this essential mineral for your body and for your smile, too, you may realize you have some questions left unanswered by your middle school health class. Not to worry! Our Livonia, MI team of dental professionals is here to help ensure you know just what’s what for strong teeth and good oral health!
When we think of sleep disorders, we often assume only adults are impacted. While sleep apnea does occur in adulthood, children also develop sleep disorders, often tied to breathing obstruction. In order to treat these issues and prevent serious complications as they grow older, we may suggest orthotropic treatment. When should parents in Livonia, MI, see the dentist about their little one’s sleep troubles?
As you move through life, there will always be another question that shows up here and there about things you’ve done for a long time! Sure, you have been making strides in smile care for years but that doesn’t mean there won’t be moments during which you wonder, “Hmm, when should I be doing that?” Our Livonia, MI team would love to cover some very important “when” questions for you today with helpful answers because it’s one area of dental care that comes up quite frequently (and having a schedule always makes things easier)!
Does your child seem to have trouble going to sleep and staying asleep? Has lack of proper rest caused problems for them at home and school? If so, then your child may benefit from orthotropic treatment. To learn more, consider trying our Child Sleep Health Questionnaire. We use the questionnaire to see if our Livonia, MI, children need to undergo orthotropic treatment.
There are many areas of dental care that can cause some amount of confusion. One of those “hot topics” that tends to show up quite frequently, for which patients seem to feel the need to commit themselves to one side or the other? It’s the topic of fluoride! You may feel as though you should be “for” or “against” it. The truth is, fluoride is essential, it’s a natural mineral, and without it, you and your family could end up with some serious oral health concerns. Find out more in regard to common untruths you may hear, as cleared up by our Livonia, MI practice!
Do you notice your little one snores or gasps and chokes during sleep? Breathing issues that impact sleep could lead to major complications for your child, from behavioral issues to exhaustion. Fortunately, we can help families in Livonia, MI, with orthotropic treatment. Don’t let breathing difficulties impact your child’s ability to grow and thrive!