Sleep Apnea Treatments

Sleep Apnea Treatments in Sugarland It isn’t uncommon for you to miss a good night’s rest every once in a while. Stress and anxiety can cause an occasional night of fitful sleep. Some people, however, rarely experience restful sleep and they may not even be aware of it. Sleep apnea is the condition that causes…

Why Invest in HealthyStart?

Categories: Preventative Care

Our practice utilizes several preventive dental treatments, including the HealthyStart™ system. These appliances help guide the growth of the jaw to stop any developing malocclusion, or misalignment of the teeth and bite. If your child shows signs of forming malocclusion, then HealthyStart is an important investment that could help your children develop a healthy smile.…

When Are Extractions Necessary?

Keeping the natural smile as healthy as possible is the main goal of Dr. Kim Ahuja, which is why patients are often surprised when our dentist recommends extracting a tooth. Extractions are a treatment of last resort, used only in certain circumstances. By knowing what these circumstances are, you can better discuss your treatment options…

How to Tell if You Need a Root Canal

When the pulp, the innermost layer of a tooth, is affected by decay, it has to be removed via root canal therapy. However, infections that affect pulp can take some time before signs are readily visible to the average person. By watching for the symptoms below, you can determine if you are likely to need…

Gum Disease Raises Arthritis Risk

Categories: Periodontics

Brush and floss! Gum disease may raise your risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, a new study shows. Compared to people with mild or no periodontitis surrounding two or three teeth, people with moderate to severe gum disease are nearly three times more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the study shows. Among never-smokers with moderate…