November 18, 2020
It should come as no surprise that 2020 has led to many
people experiencing increased anxiety and sleep deprivation. With media outlets
continuously reporting the number of COVID-19 cases in states throughout the
United States and officials considering additional steps to combat the spread
of the virus, the connection between anxiety and sleep
apnea is becoming more and more evident. Let a sleep dentist explain why
it’s necessary to seek treatment for both sooner rather than later.
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October 18, 2020
When it comes to taking care of your oral health, you
likely rely on your dental insurance to help cover the costs. But did you know
that when enrolling in your plan, your insurer provides an allotted amount
(your annual maximum) that is only good for one calendar year? Although
unfortunate, billions of dollars are returned to insurance companies because of
unused benefits. What can you do to keep this from being your reality? Let a dentist in
Powell explain how maximizing your plan now will save you more money in
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May 12, 2020
Do you know how to properly wash your hands? If you
didn’t before COVID-19, you likely do now. You might even have your own
20-second song you like to sing to ensure you’re washing for the right amount
of time. Whether you’re whistling a tune or not, the truth is that bacteria
live on more than just your hands, and your sedation dentist is
all-too-aware of this fact. This is why they are taking extreme precautions to
ensure proper personal hygiene is practiced among everyone in the dentist’s
office. Why? Read on to learn about the importance of this particular
prevention method and how it helps to keep you safe.
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April 15, 2020
Dental technology has come a long way over the years. The
advancements are happening so quickly that many dentists are working overtime
to keep up with the latest tools and equipment designed to improve patient
satisfaction. At Powell Dental Group, their dental professionals are no
different, as they are constantly looking for the right technologies to improve
accuracy, offering greater precision, and provide patients with more detailed
treatment plans when addressing sleep apnea or another common dental problem.
So, what kind of state-of-the-art care will you receive during your next visit?
Let’s find out.
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February 20, 2020
Do you struggle with sleep apnea? Do you have chronic jaw
pain that has been bothering you for years? Did you know that the two might be
connected? When attempting to treat sleep apnea, it is often found that
temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is commonly experienced by individuals
who have difficulty sleeping. As a result, TMJ Treatment in
Powell can be a viable solution to treating both problems at the same time.
Read on to learn more about this connection and how the right therapy can give
you the relief you need.
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January 3, 2020
With the start of the new year, more and more people want
to transform their appearance. Whether it is by incorporating more exercise
into their daily routine, eating healthy, or improving the look of their smile,
changes are being made every day. Fortunately, dental professionals throughout
the country are happy to provide useful suggestions and techniques to help
patients achieve an optimal level of oral health. If you are one of the many
who want to do something about your teeth and gums and are ready to act, read
on to find out how these dental
habits in Powell can have you smiling brighter in 2020.
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November 10, 2019
The holidays are quickly approaching, which means there
is little time to do anything except get ready for family, food, and
festivities. While all of this sounds exciting and fun, it’s important that you
not forget about your oral health. Even if it’s not something you would think
about this time of year, you’ll certainly want to after learning that billions
of dollars are lost each year due to unused benefits. Instead of adding to that
total, find out how you can take advantage
of your insurance before you start ringing in the new year.
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September 6, 2019
Porcelain veneers are one of the most popular cosmetic
treatments available. As a “go-to” treatment for many individuals who have
cosmetic imperfections they would rather hide, these ultra-thin shell coverings
can transform any smile. But are they fully protected from decay and disease?
Can a person end up with a porcelain
veneer cavity? These questions can all be answered by a dental professional
who is weighing in on the topic. Read on to learn more.
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August 1, 2019
You and a friend are visiting the Powell Farmer’s Market
enjoying the sights and sounds, not to mention the smell of freshly picked
fruits and vegetables. You spot the beautifully red strawberries and are
provided a sample of this delicious treat. Taking a bite, you are so wrapped up
in the sweet taste that you forget about what a colorful fruit like this could
do to your new smile. In fact, that is one of the reasons you sought treatment
veneers is because of the stains on your natural teeth. Will eating a
strawberry put your new smile at risk? Find out if discoloration is likely with
this type of cosmetic treatment, as well as tips on how you can extend the life
of your veneers.
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February 16, 2019
Welcome! Everyone on the staff at Powell Dental Group is excited to share the first installment of our new blog with you. For today’s blog, you’ll get an introduction to the services we offer and find out what you can expect during your visits with a dentist in Powell. But don’t forget to check back in each month, as we’ll be sharing valuable information on new topics such as how to achieve better oral health or what a particular dental procedure will entail. Whether you’ve been a patient of ours for a while or you haven’t scheduled your first visit yet, we look forward to serving your dental needs for many years to come!
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