Oral appliance therapy is non-invasive and effective. Patients like oral appliance therapy for the following Fluoridated water is the most efficient way to protect your teeth from tooth decay. Tooth decay is one of the most common childhood diseases and is a leading reason why kids need dental surgery. Not only does fluoride protect children from cavities, but it also helps to protect adults from tooth decay. Fluoridated tap water prevents up to 25 percent of dental cavities in people of all ages.
Fluoridation of water saves money. The cost to fluoridate a lifetime supply of water for one person costs less than one dental filling. Every $1 invested in fluoridating water saves $38 in dental treatment.
Fluoride is safe and effective at protecting teeth. Fluoride is naturally present in water. It has been used and studied for more than 70 years. The American Dental Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization all endorse the fluoridation of public water supplies.
*Easy to care for
*Convenient to travel with
*Easy to wear
How Dentists Can Help: What To Expect During The First Visit
Dentists work closely with medical doctors to treat sleep apnea and snoring. Your dentist will discuss the benefits and drawbacks of the treatment. You will also receive a thorough evaluation. This includes an examination of your teeth, jaw, tongue and x-ray. You may also get an x-ray.
Oral appliances are made by taking a physical or digital expression. The models will be sent to a dental laboratory, which is where the appliance will be made. You will have to return to the dentist once your oral appliance is ready.
Routine visits are needed to make sure that your oral appliance therapy is working.