Emerald Isle NC Dentist Blog

Understanding Sleep Apnea

More than 18 million Americans suffer from the sleep apnea. Sleep apnea occurs when breathing is disrupted while sleeping. When breathing is disrupted, the brain and the rest of the body are not receiving enough oxygen. Risk Factors and Effects…

What To Do When You Grind Your Teeth

If you grind your teeth, it is imperative that you visit the dentist to help avoid severe damage to your teeth, jaw, and gums.  Teeth grinding, or bruxism is a serious oral health concern that may affect the appearance, health, and…

Why Do My Gums Bleed?

If your gums bleed every time you brush your teeth, you may want to consider scheduling an appointment with your dentist. Bleeding gums can be a result of aggressive brushing or flossing. However, more times than not, bleeding gums are an…

Do You Have Dental Fear?

Dental fear and anxiety are one of the leading causes of poor oral hygiene. Patients with dental fear are more likely to avoid their preventive dental care visit or visiting the dentist altogether. The longer patients go without visiting the dentist, the…

Will Invisalign Straighten Crooked Teeth?

Yes, Invisalign can correct the appearance of crooked teeth. Cosmetic dentist Dr. Aubrey Myers is an Emerald Isle Invisalign Provider. Dr. Myers can work with you to determine if Invisalign is right for your smile. Typically, Invisalign is an ideal orthodontic treatment solution…

Get Screened For Oral Cancer

According to studies, oral cancer diagnosis has increased over the past twenty years. Routine oral cancer screenings can help patients receive the early diagnosis needed to get them the treatment they need. Many patients don't notice the signs of oral cancer because…