Dental Tips from Sleep Dentistry Erie

What’s In Your Toothpaste?

Posted on October 28th, 2019 at 4:44 PM
What’s In Your Toothpaste?

Toothpaste has come a long way since Ancient Egypt, and even in the last 30 years — so much so that knowing what you're buying can be overwhelming. In this month's blog, we break down the major ingredients in modern toothpaste and the role they play in keeping your teeth clean and cavity-free. 

Smile Makeovers: Revitalizing and Restoring Teeth

Posted on September 25th, 2019 at 9:28 AM
Smile Makeovers: Revitalizing and Restoring Teeth

It takes 28 to 32 teeth to create a fully healthy adult smile. Learn what they do, how they're structured, and how your dentist can fix them should they suffer damage or wear with dental restorations. Thanks to modern materials and technology, complete smile makeovers are possible!

Family Dental Care: Why Gum Health is Good Health

Posted on August 19th, 2019 at 11:22 AM
Family Dental Care: Why Gum Health is Good Health

Gum health and general health are close relatives; periodontal disease is associated with a higher risk of developing a score of other health issues, from cardiovascular disease to diabetes to dementia. Scared yet? Don’t be. You can prevent it from ever getting that far by observing a comprehensive dental care routine and regularly visiting your family dentist.

General Anesthesia vs Deep Sedation

Posted on July 25th, 2019 at 5:30 PM
General Anesthesia vs Deep Sedation

Learn the characteristics of different levels of both anesthesia and sedation.

Modern Orthodontics: Less to Brace For

Posted on May 30th, 2019 at 5:01 PM
Modern Orthodontics: Less to Brace For

Not born with a perfect smile? Don't despair — between Invisalign and smaller braces, orthodontic treatment is less intimidating than it's ever been. 

5 Dental Milestones for Children

Posted on April 18th, 2019 at 1:11 PM
5 Dental Milestones for Children

While children grow, they will hit so many developmental milestones over the span of multiple years. These milestones include learning to walk, talk, read, write, and so much more! However, they also achieve five important dental milestones starting from around the age of six months, going into adulthood. Let's take a look at what these milestones are and what to expect as a parent of children that are reaching these milestones.

Deep Sedation in Dentistry: the best way to alleviate dental phobias.

Posted on March 5th, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Deep Sedation in Dentistry: the best way to alleviate dental phobias.

For some, going to the dentist may cause immense fear or anxiety throughout a visit. Because of this phobia, people have been reluctant to seek proper dental care and there needed to be a way for patients to feel comfortable during any dental procedure. Now, there is.

Activated charcoal teeth whitening: what you should know.

Posted on March 5th, 2019 at 9:18 AM
Activated charcoal teeth whitening: what you should know.

As we scroll through our social media feeds, we can see there are plenty of new wellness trends that use activated charcoal like facial scrubs and masks and deep conditioning treatments for healthier hair but have you notified the charcoal teeth whitening toothpaste?