The American Dental Association recommends that you and each member of your family schedule dental checkups at least twice every year. These visits give Silver Lake dentist Dr. Michel and his team the chance to professionally clean your teeth as well as examine the condition of your teeth and gums. But if these visits happen only once every six months, isn’t there something you can do in between to maintain your smile? Absolutely! Read on to learn about the tips Dr. Michel recommends to help ensure the health and beauty of your precious smile.
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Sleep apnea, the cessation of breathing for ten or more seconds at a time during sleep, is a common sleep disorder, but studies have revealed that many patients’ sleep apnea goes undiagnosed due to the lack of understanding of this disease and how it effects patients’ lives. As part of our ongoing dedication to helping patients achieve and maintain their optimal level of oral and overall health, we provide comfortable and effective oral appliance therapy for patients suffering from sleep apnea. However, we can’t help patients unless they know they have sleep apnea. Read this blog to find out some of the most common risk factors and warning signs of sleep apnea, and contact our office if you experience any combination of these symptoms. We review your case, and we partner with a local sleep physician to coordinate diagnosis and treatment.
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School is starting! While you’re searching out deals on shoes, backpacks or locker accessories, have you scheduled your child’s back to school check-up with Dr. Michael E. Michel, Silver Lake dentist? (more…)
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Are you looking for a new family dentist in the Silver Lake area? Of course, we recommend
Dr. Michael E. Michel as an outstanding dental care provider with the experience, skills and patient-centered philosophy to keep your family’s smiles healthy and vibrant.
But, don’t take our word for it. Inquire from friends and co-workers. Explore on-line reviews, and ask the right questions. Here are suggestions as you do this important “homework” for your family.
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There are a few questions we dentists get all the time. Some are simple to answer: how often should I floss? Every day. Other questions, though, require a little more thought and explanation. One thing a lot of patients ask about is this: what’s the difference between plaque and tartar? It’s a great question, and knowing the answer can greatly improve your oral health. Today Dr. Michael Michel, your trusted Silver Lake dentist, weighs in on plaque and tartar.
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