Sleep apnea affects millions of people across North America. Obstructive sleep apnea can be caused by excessive tissue at the back of the mouth, the tongue or nose. The dentists at Preston Dental Centre may be able to help you with obstructive sleep apnea by fitting you with an appliance to aid in keeping the airway clear. Sleep apnea can be a very serious disorder and your Preston Dental Centre dentist will recommend you speak with your physician.
Wisdom teeth start to develop in your ore-teen years and eventually should surface In your late teens or early twenties. The wisdom teeth or back molars can lead to tooth crowding, tooth movement and pain. The removal of your wisdom teeth is a decision that must be made with your dentist and yor oral surgeon.
Trying cases for wisdom teeth should and will be referred to an Oral Surgeon.
Bacteria around the teeth and gums can often lead to bad breath. Halitosis can be common in people who practice poor dental hygiene, who wear dental appliances, In smokers (periodontal disease) or it can even be caused by some medications. At Preston Dental Centre we are trained to help you with good dental hygiene, help you with the issues around halitosis.