Month: September 2015

Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

Do you have sleep apnea? If you suffer from chronic snoring or feel exhausted much of the time, then there’s a chance you may need treatment for this serious oral health issue. Otherwise, OSA can hurt both your heath and your ability to function properly at work or school. Don’t avoid treatment that can help… Read more »

Could Dental Sedation Benefit You?

Patients who require extensive dental care, like oral surgery, may find the prospect of treatment a little daunting. For patients who fear dental treatment in general, the thought can be near terrifying, inhibiting them from receiving the care they need. Dental sedation can help patients remain calm before and during their procedures, and can be… Read more »

Do You Need Oral Surgery?

Many patients won’t require the skills of an oral surgeon throughout the course of their dental care. Sometimes, however, oral surgery may be necessary to restore your mouth’s function and your quality of life. Oral surgery encompasses a wide range of services to address a number of different conditions, from severe dental disease or damage… Read more »

What is a Dental Implant? And Other FAQs

Though many patients have heard of dental implants, even if they haven’t lost any teeth, not all patients realize their importance, or the substantial benefits of replacing lost teeth roots. A traditional dental bridge, partial denture, or complete denture can be crafted to fit nearly all tooth loss patients’ needs, whether they’ve lost one, several,… Read more »

Is Tooth Extraction A Good Idea?

If your goal is to preserve your healthy, beautiful teeth (as it should be), then the prospect of tooth extraction might not seem like a good idea. Wouldn’t it be better to restore the tooth then to remove it and have to replace it? In most cases, the answer is yes; however, in some cases,… Read more »

How Implants Prevent Dentures from Slipping

Dentures are among the oldest forms of tooth replacement, and still remain a lifeline for patients who’ve lost most or all of their teeth. Yet, despite the benefit of rebuilding smiles and restoring patients’ abilities to bite and chew, many denture-wearers share a common complaint – the appliance’s propensity for losing its grip and becoming loose…. Read more »

Should My Tooth Be Extracted?

Do you have a tooth that brings you persistent pain and discomfort? Do you notice the uncomfortable symptoms of an infection? If so, you may be wondering, “Should my tooth be extracted?” Dental extraction can improve your oral health and even safeguard your smile from serious oral health problems.

What Do You Know About Sleep Apnea?

Did you know over ten million people in the United States may be experiencing trouble sleeping due to a serious disorder? What do you know about sleep apnea? Also known as OSA, the disorder can not only keep you from resting, but can also lead to a high risk of depression and even heart attack.

September Fun In Cerritos

Cerritos is a wonderful community, one with a lot to offer you and your family. At Cerritos Dental Surgery, our team likes to remind our patients about the fun and often educational opportunities available in our community. You can find a way to get and in some cases, get healthy in Cerritos, CA.

The Long-Term Benefits of Dental Implants

When you lose a tooth, there is more to be concerned about than just the appearance of your smile; there are also the biological changes to your jawbone and dental ridges. Losing teeth can cause remaining ones to shift out of place, and can result in your jawbone losing density from lack of root stimulation…. Read more »