Friday, February 16, 2018

In her commitment to providing excellence in dental care, Dr. Do is in Los Angeles attending seminars for Orthodontics and Temporomandibular joint(TMJ) treatment. TMJ problems can commonly be mistaken for other disorders such as stuffy ears, neck pain, headaches, or sleep apnea.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Does your loved one snore? That's a sign that they may be at risk for sleep apnea. Obstructive Sleep Apnea(OSA) is the loss of oxygen throughout the night due to interruption of their sleep. This condition has been studied and associated with heart failure. Do yourself and your loved one a favor by treating this condition so you and they can sleep comfortably.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

51% of Americans between the ages of 55 to 64 have full or partial dentures. There is an entire industry, which includes Poligrip or Fixodent, built around making sure that their loose dentures are stable. However, these short-term fixes do not preserve the underlying bone which eventually resorbs away. At Manoa Dental, we can provide a much better alternative with dental implants. Implants not only stabilize and maintain the jaw bone level, but also allows you to eat like normal again. It may not be exactly like having a new set of teeth, but you will be amazed at what you can eat again!

Monday, February 5, 2018

As we all return to our normal schedules following a football-filled weekend, I would like to remind everyone that plaque and calculus(tartar) buildup does not only begin from sweet and sugary foods that you might have eaten during the big game. Plaque and calculus can result from anything that you eat, and therefore increases the chances of bacteria accumulation and subsequently, cavities. Cavities in your front teeth are even more noticeable to others since they tend to turn the teeth black. Don't hesitate to call us for an appointment to treat any cosmetic dentistry questions you have!