Wisdom teeth extraction has become a right of passage for Americans in their late teens. Our offices fill up during college breaks with young students looking to ease the soreness in their mouths and these new teeth attempt to break through. But does everyone go through this? And why?
Yellowing teeth can happen to anyone. Eating the wrong foods: blueberries, high sugar, simple carbohydrates. Drinking the wrong drinks: coffee, teas, red wine. Smoking. Taking certain medications. Mouthwashes. Genetics. Too much fluoride. Poor dental care. Age. It seems like yellow teeth are unavoidable. Thankfully, even when prevention of yellowing hasn’t taken hold,
35 years is a generation.
35 years seems like a lifetime.
35 years is how long it’s been since Sensitive Care first opened its doors.
35 years ago, I opened Sensitive Care, fittingly in the same Milford house I went to as a boy for my dental care.
Oral health is often treated as independent of the body, but the mouth-body connection is much closer than people realize. Often symptoms of total body issues can first be found in the mouth. Medications and treatments for body complications can have dire consequences for oral health, and oral problems can grow into full body issues.
Dental emergencies happen more often than you would think. We know most dental disease is preventable, however once a problem is identified treatment should be completed in a timely manner. The mouth is a sensitive area and can become very painful, very quickly. Incomplete treatment leads to unnecessary problems,
Invisalign is a great product with remarkable results. The Invisalign system can be used to correct most dental problems including open bite, cross bite, crowding, spacing, and general straightening. It is nearly invisible and has become affordable, so why do we continue to view Invisalign as an adult-exclusive option?
There seems to be a line drawn across the dental world right now of offices living in the past, poking around blindly with dental probes to find potential problems, and offices using available technology to anticipate and prevent dental issues before they take root. We at Sensitive Care don’t believe education ends when they pass you your diploma,
You are at work, and you reach for a cool drink of water. Your kids are at school and they grab the water you packed for them. You are at a local lunch counter and you ask for a water to go with your salad. You are at home and you toss your kids a water as they run out the door.
Dr. Alex Quintner
Did you know that just under half of the US adult population is missing at least one tooth? Tooth loss is unfortunately common, but still most people coming into my office needing a dental implant feel alone and embarrassed. They shouldn’t. You shouldn’t. There are many reasons why tooth loss occurs,
Dr. Mitchell Quintner
Sometimes snoring is just snoring, but for more than 18 million Americans snoring is the result of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is caused by soft tissue in the mouth and throat regions relaxing and obstructing airways during sleep. These obstructions interrupt breathing, reducing oxygen, and often causing the sleeper to wake.