What is Dental Sleep Medicine?

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What is dental sleep medicine? It’s a relatively new branch of dentistry that treats sleep apnea and other sleep-related breathing problems. Don’t confuse dental sleep medicine with dental sedation or sleep dentistry. Dental sleep medicine treats sleep apnea. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a disorder where you have frequent, recurring delays in breathing…

Rather Have A Root Canal?

Friendswood Endodontics

Have you ever heard the phrase ‘I’d rather have a root canal’ to describe something painful or unpleasant? At Montz and Maher Dental Group, we perform root canal (endodontic) therapy routinely for our patients, and many report minimal discomfort. Root canal procedures have advanced significantly in recent years. For many root canal patients, the procedure…

Why Improve Your Smile?

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Causes and consequences of poor dental health and how you can brush up on your own Most of us struggle with at least one area of our dental care. It could be that flossing is the one dreaded task, or maybe you haven’t been wearing the night guard recommended often enough. All of us should…

How Long Should You Brush?

Alvin Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Montz and the American Dental Association recommend two minutes as a minimum time for brushing. Most individuals think they brush that long but would be surprised if they actually set a timer. Most of us only brush for about a minute, if that. Montz and Maher Dental Group offers preventative dentistry. We work with our…