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Serving the Area of Southwest Florida

WE ARE ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Q: My son is 17 and when he went for his check-up the dentist said he should have his wisdom teeth pulled. Why can’t they stay where they are? Can’t we wait and see if they come in by themselves? Shouldn’t he see an oral surgeon for that? A: I think that’s the first...
Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

Q: My husbands snoring is driving me crazy. One of my friends said you may be able to help. Can you? A: The answer depends on whether your husband merely snores or has a condition called sleep apnea. Basically there’s snoring and then there’s snoring! In serious...
TMJ & Headaches

TMJ & Headaches

Q: I have been suffering from headaches for years. One of my friends told me I might have TMJ. What is TMJ? A: TMJ stands for the temporomandibular joint. It’s the jaw joint that lies just in front of your ear. TMD is the term that refers to disorders of the...
Problems with Dentures

Problems with Dentures

Q: My dad is in a nursing home due to some health problems. Recently, he has been losing weight and his nurse tells me he can’t eat because his dentures are so loose that he can’t chew. I’m really concerned! Can you help? A: First of all, if your dad can be cleared by...
Dental Phobia

Dental Phobia

Q: Doc, my husband really needs to see a dentist but he refuses to go because he had a bad experience as a child. Is there anything you can do for him? A: Absolutely. It sounds like your husband is suffering from a very common ailment we call “dental anxiety” or...