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Feb 25, 2019
Read time: 4.5 minutesTL;DR If you aren’t sleeping well because of sleep apnea, there’s a resource available that you may not have thought of: your dentist. Sleep apnea is a disorder where the person stops breathing periodically during the night. In obstructive sleep apnea, soft tissues in the mouth and throat relax and fall back to block the upper airway. Dentists can assess your mouth to determine whether you are a good candidate for an oral appliance to treat sleep apnea. Oral appliances are an effective way for many people with mild to moderate sleep apnea to deal with...
Dec 15, 2018
Read time: 3 minutes TL;DR Nearly 1/3 of Americans don’t visit the dentist as frequently as they should. Many dental and oral health issues can easily be prevented with regular brushing and flossing as well as frequent dental checkups. Identifying signs of dental issues at home can prevent painful problems from developing. Toothaches, jaw pain and mouth sores can all indicate issues. Dry mouth and bad breath are also signs it’s time to go to the dentist. Missing or cracked teeth can lead to bigger problems and should be addressed immediately. If you’re...
Oct 9, 2018
Read Time: 3 minutes TL;DR Savoie Dental now offers a 365 Payment Plan to make dental care as affordable as possible at just $1 a day. It’s not based on any other insurance plan and is available to you at any point you decide you’re ready to try it, running from the day you purchase the plan for an entire year. You’ll pay no premiums and never max out. Just purchase the plan for yourself at $365 (and add a spouse or child for $299 each). With this plan, you’ll receive two regular dental cleanings/checkups, as well as 15 percent off any other dental treatments...
Aug 28, 2018
For many families, sports and other recreational activities are a year-round event. While most sports require helmets to help protect your child’s head, their jaw and teeth are often left vulnerable—even for seemingly non-contact sports or high-intensity recreational activities. That’s why, at Lance Savoie Family Dental, we make it a top priority to help parents be proactive in protecting their children’s teeth. Use these dental safety tips to play it safe and help keep everyone on the team smiling. 1. Understand the Risk Understanding and acknowledging the risks associated with a...