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4 Reasons Why You Should Use an Oral Appliance for Sleep Apnea Therapy

Categories: Sleep Apnea
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There are many dental appliances available for treating a wide range of issues and problems, many of which serve different functions and purposes.  Granted, the term “dental device” may conjure up thoughts of orthodontic appliances such as braces or dentures. However, there are oral appliances that were specifically designed and developed for the treatment of…

Sleep Apnea FAQs and How a Dentist Can Help

Categories: Sleep Apnea
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In recent years, the dental industry has taken an active role in the treatment of OSA or Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  In fact, many sleep apnea sufferers today have chosen to use oral appliances as an alternative to CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure).  For those individuals who are afflicted with OSA, the following FAQ’s may answer…

Good Dental Hygiene During the Holidays

Happy Holidays from the staff at Sherman Oaks Dentistry! The holiday season is a great time to spend time with loved ones while spreading holiday cheer through charity work and gift giving. It’s a time to eat, drink, and be merry. But of course, much of that eating and many of the gifts you will…

Evidence of the Importance of Good Dental Hygiene

As National Dental Hygiene month concludes, we’d like to bring your attention to a couple of studies that reinforces the importance of good dental hygiene. The first study was conducted in 2010 by researchers from NYU. They determined that there is a link between Alzheimer’s disease and gum inflammation. Though the study was relatively small,…

Dental Emergency

Categories: Dental Emergencies

Do You Know What To Do For A Dental Emergency? Dental emergencies usually involve pain, but at the very least, they’re uncomfortable. Whether it’s excruciating or just slightly annoying, you want the problem to be taken care of immediately. But what to do if you experience a dental emergency? First, it’s important to keep your…

Infection Control Practices and Cleanliness

Dear patients, Many patients ask and wonder about cleanliness at their dental office, and some express concerns that in today’s world, they worry about the cleanliness and safeness of places they visit, particularly dental and medical offices, and their sterilization and cleanliness procedures. My staff and I want to put your minds at ease and…

Dentures: Don’t Get Caught in a Myth!

Categories: Dentures

 Regular dental care is important for everyone; whether you are maintaining your natural teeth or your natural-looking dentures. For years though, the myths about dentures have kept many people from getting the regular preventive care they need and deserve. We’d like to set the record straight, as well as let you know a denture wearer’s…