Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) are the result of a narrowed or blocked airway when an individual tries to breathe while sleeping. Normally, air passes through the nose and past the flexible structures in the back of the throat such as the soft palate, uvula and tongue. During sleep the muscles relax but , normally, the airway stays open. Snoring is created by the vibration of the pharyngeal soft tissues as air passes through an airway that is too small to allow for smooth, unimpeded flow.

Do I need a Crown or a Filling?

Crowns or fillings- which is a better choice?

Crowns and fillings are both effective treatments used to restore teeth that have cavities or even to add strength to a tooth. The better choice of the two will really depend on the severity of the decay within the tooth. Dr. Obeid at Oakridge Dental Center ( makes the best choice for his patients with the help of x-rays and laser cavity detection. Here are a few factors Dr. Obeid considers.

Bacteria In Your Mouth Can Increase Your Risk Of Alzheimer’s

At Oakridge Dental Center (, we are concerned with your whole health. Our goal is to keep your mouth healthy so that you can be free from pain, disease and inflammation. Gum disease or periodontal disease is the infection and inflammation of the gums and other supporting tissues of the teeth caused by oral bacteria. While gum disease is a local infection that affects the teeth, gums and surrounding tissue, it can also have negative effects on overall health.

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