Month: September 2020

Treating Sleep Apnea Without CPAP

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) impacts millions of people in the United States, and unless treated, could lead to not only daytime exhaustion, but issues for your heart health too! While effective, CPAP machines could be cumbersome and difficult for patients, which is why your Austin, MN, dentists will provide a custom-made sleep appliance as an… Read more »

Could The Popping In Your Jaw Mean TMD?

Have you noticed popping or crackling sensations in your jaw on a regular basis? If so, this could be more than a minor irritation. In fact, this is a common warning sign of a serious oral health issue known as TMJ disorder, or TMD. In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists will explain how we… Read more »

Schedule Your 2020 Oral Cancer Screening!

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, over 53,000 people will likely be diagnosed with the disease this year alone. Of that number, nearly half will succumb to the disease in just five years time. The reason? In most cases, the disease is rarely diagnosed until the later stages. But if you undergo routine oral cancer… Read more »

The Benefits Of A Six-Month Cleaning

When you see us every six months for a checkup, in addition to examining your teeth and gums, we also clean the surfaces of your teeth. A dental cleaning is much more thorough than simple brushing and flossing, and is often crucial for keeping smiles free of periodontal disease. In today’s blog, your Austin, MN,… Read more »