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Does My Snoring Mean That I Have Sleep Apnea?

July 09, 2019

Chronic snoring can annoy your partner and affect the quality of your sleep, but it can also be a sign of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a serious condition that is characterized by breathing interruptions. These interruptions tend to wake you throughout the night — potentially hundreds of times every evening if your case is severe — leading to sleep deprivation and long-term health concerns.

Not everyone who snores has sleep apnea. However, there are a few signs to watch for that, when coupled with chronic snoring, may indicate the presence of this condition. Our dentists at Meadows Dental Group want you to be aware of the symptoms of obstructive sleep…

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Category: Sleep Apnea

Is It Possible to Get One Porcelain Veneer?

May 30, 2019

Woman with one veneer from Meadows Dental GroupA porcelain veneer is a thin ceramic shell designed to conceal imperfections when bonded to the front surface of a tooth. This type of restoration is popular due to its natural appearance and versatility. At Meadows Dental Group, we partner with a high-quality …

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What Dentistry Procedures Can Be Performed with Sedation?

May 16, 2019

The purpose of sedation dentistry is to help you feel calm and comfortable during your dental visit. These safe techniques and sedatives can be used alongside most dental services, from routine cleanings to more involved procedures.

Dentistry services that can be performed with sedation include:

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Category: Sedation

Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

May 02, 2019

Sleep apnea, like other serious disorders, requires an in-person diagnosis from a medical professional. Because this condition causes you to briefly and periodically stop breathing while you sleep, it can negatively impact your health.

You should visit your doctor or sleep specialist if you think that you may have sleep apnea. From there, you can begin exploring options to manage this condition and take control of your wellbeing.

Take Our Sleep Apnea Quiz

Get started by taking this quiz to find out if you might have sleep apnea. This quiz is not a substitute for a proper diagnosis, but rather a way…

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Category: Sleep Apnea

Porcelain Veneers Vs. Dental Crowns

March 21, 2019

At Meadows Dental Group, we offer a range of effective treatments that can transform your smile. Porcelain veneers and dental crowns are two great options. They can address common concerns such as discoloration, chips, and cracks.

While both restorations are made of dental porcelain and bonded to your teeth, they have distinct differences. Below, you’ll learn more about each choice and the concerns it can address.

Remember, our dentists will happily work with you to figure out the best solution for enhancing the beauty and function of your smile. Call 303-790-2323…

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An Overview of Porcelain Veneers

March 04, 2019

If you want a stunning smile but have multiple cosmetic issues, you may want to consider porcelain veneers. This cosmetic dentistry treatment can offer a dramatic aesthetic improvement.

Veneers are durable, natural-looking, and long-lasting. Best of all, the process only involves a few office visits!

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Watch a Sedation Dentistry Patient Testimonial

February 05, 2019

If you’re afraid of visiting the dentist, it can be uncomfortable to come in for the dental care that you need. Thankfully, our gentle and effective sedation dentistry services can help you feel relaxed and at ease during your appointment.

In this video, one of our patients talks about where she thinks her dental anxiety comes from, and how she is overcoming it with sedation dentistry. We are thrilled to hear that she would recommend us to other people who have a fear of the dentist.

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Category: Sedation

The Difference Between Dental Anxiety and Dental Phobia

February 04, 2019

The terms “dental anxiety” and “dental phobia” are often used interchangeably. While it’s true that both of these conditions can make people avoid the dental care that they need, they are not the same thing. Keep reading to learn the difference between these two common issues, and how sedation dentistry can help.

What is Dental Anxiety?

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Category: Sedation

4 Signs That You Are a Great Smile Makeover Candidate

January 09, 2019

You deserve to love your smile. Thankfully, the dental services at Meadows Dental Group can help you achieve the pearly whites of your dreams. If you have multiple issues with the way that your teeth and gums look, then a smile makeover could be right for you. A smile makeover can also treat functional concerns.

To accurately determine your smile makeover candidacy, you’ll need to schedule a consultation with our experienced dentists. However, there are a few ways to tell if this customized combination of dental procedures might be a good fit for you.

1.  You Have Multiple Aesthetic Concerns That You Want to Treat

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Why Patients Are Scared of Going to the Dentist

January 02, 2019

At Meadows Dental Group, we want to help you overcome whatever is standing between you and high-quality, judgment-free dental care. Some patients are held back by their busy schedules, while others don’t have access to affordable financing options. But many people find that their biggest obstacle is their overwhelming fear of visiting the dentist.

If unaddressed, dental fear can lead to new or worsening oral health issues. That’s why it is important to understand your worries and take positive steps towards managing them.

Below, we take a closer look at why patients are scared of going to the dentist. Then, we offer some comfortable and effective…

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Category: Sedation