6 Signs of Sleep Apnea Your Dentist Can Spot

If you’re waking up in the morning feeling groggy and tired from yet another sleepless night, you are not alone. Approximately 18 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. Your oral health could be the reason behind your snoring and sleep disturbances, leading dentists to often discover untreated sleep apnea before general physicians. Here are six […]

Boost Your Online Dating Success With Invisalign

If you’ve been experimenting with online dating as an adult, it’s likely that you already know appearance matters. After all, the initial attraction on many dating websites and apps is all based on a profile photo. One of the first things people notice about you, whether in person on a first date or in a […]

7 Signs It’s Time To Consider Permanent Dentures

Are you an older patient who has begun to notice some strange shifts in your smile? If so, It may be time to consider permanent dentures if you’re starting to see these seven signs. Dentures are an excellent option for anyone looking to restore their smile and replace several missing teeth. Digital dentures can make […]

Family Dentist Vs. Pediatric Dentist: Which Is Right For You?

Finding the best dental team for your family’s health is essential. After all, your oral health is just as important as ensuring the health of the rest of your body. If you’re looking for a great dentist for your children, there are likely several things you’re considering. Making sure your child is comfortable at the […]

Are You Prepared For Your First Root Canal?

Most patients can agree that hearing your dentist utter the words “root canal” can be a bit nerve-racking. If you have never undergone a root canal procedure, you likely have several questions, in addition, to fear regarding the pain that you may have to endure. Hoffman Dental Care always wants our patients to be completely […]

A Parent’s Guide To Losing Baby Teeth

Your child’s first loose baby tooth is a significant milestone for both of you. Parents and children alike both love showing off a big toothless grin, and a loose tooth also means the Tooth Fairy’s first visit is not far behind! Feel entirely prepared from the beginning with Dr. Hoffman’s parent’s guide to losing baby […]

Step-By-Step Solutions For a Cracked Tooth

  The severity of a cracked tooth will determine whether your repair is superficial and cosmetic or more critical. The most important thing you can do after discovering a damaged tooth is to contact your dentist right away. Quickly repairing a cracked or broken tooth and restoring your smile is our top priority.   These […]

How To Cure an Abscessed Tooth

An abscessed tooth can develop relatively quickly, most often within a matter of days. An abscess is a pocket of pus caused by trapped bacteria that occurs around a tooth or underneath the gum tissue. Typically swollen and irritated, many patients will feel pressure at the site of the infection. While most patients will feel […]

Preparing For Your First Dental Implant

The best possible treatment option to replace a missing tooth is a dental implant. Dental implants can provide patients missing teeth with a beautiful, natural-looking solution that performs just as well (and sometimes better!) than your natural teeth.  If you’re preparing for your first dental implant, knowing what to expect before your surgery will help […]

Are Dental Sealants Safe For Kids?

Sealants are an excellent way to provide extra protection to a child’s teeth until they can master daily oral hygiene habits. Typically applied to the chewing surfaces of premolars and molars that are most susceptible to decay, dental sealants provide a barrier between the teeth and harmful bacteria. Give your child’s teeth an extra layer […]