How Pannu Dental Care Treats Sleep Apnea

Quizzes by | SnapApp Quiz Apps Traditionally, obstructive sleep apnea is treated by a CPAP machine. A CPAP machine consists of a mask that fits on the patients face as they sleep while a machine provides a continuous stream of air flowing. This keeps the soft tissue from relaxing and blocking the air passage. Unfortunately, only approximately half of sleep apnea […]

The Dangers of Sleep Apnea

Do you feel groggy or “out of it” during the afternoon? Do you wake up multiple times throughout the night and find it difficult to fall back asleep? Do you snore? If you have any of these symptoms, you could have a dangerous condition called sleep apnea. Sleep apnea a condition where the soft tissue […]

Don’t Fear the Dentist

A healthy smile is important, not just for self-confidence and a better appearance, but for good overall health. Unfortunately, few things cause more fear in people than a visit to the dentist. In fact, according to a recent survey by the British Dental Health Foundation, snakes and spiders cause less anxiety than a visit to […]

How Are Your Teeth and Heart Connected?

We’ve been told our whole lives about how important it is to eat right and exercise to maintain a healthy body. We’ve also been taught how to take care of our teeth by brushing and flossing regularly. But, do you know how closely these two are related? More studies show that the key to maintaining […]

How to Choose a Quality Toothpaste 101

You’ve heard that the best thing you can do for your mouth is to have regular dental checkups and cleanings every 6 months, but what happens in between appointments? To ensure that your teeth and gums remain healthy and well taken care of, brushing with quality toothpaste is essential. The exact compositions of different toothpastes […]

The Anatomy of a Root Canal

With more than 14 million performed each year, root canals are one of the most common dental procedures.

At the center of each of your teeth is pulp, a collection of blood vessels that helps to build the surrounding tooth and keep the tooth alive. Infection of the pulp can be caused by trauma to the tooth, deep decay, cracks and chips, or repeated dental procedures. If the pulp becomes severely infected, a root canal can save your natural tooth and prevent the need of dental implants and bridges.