Help Mitigate Sleep Apnea Symptoms

The National Sleep Foundation stated that just over 18 million people struggle with sleep apnea in some form. The breathing interruptions and excessive snoring issues frequently result in poor quality of sleep. On a chronic basis, sleep apnea can even have a significant negative impact on your quality of life. In recent years, treatment options… Read more »

Enamel Erosion can be slowed by Fluoride Treatments and Toothpastes

Tooth enamel is an incredibly hard substance made up of microscopic mineral crystals. This is what gives your teeth the durability to chew food. Throughout each day, the bacteria that inhabit your mouth and the reactions from acidic foods and beverages you enjoy can erode these minerals. If it is not countered, this process, known… Read more »

Are Bleeding Gums a Problem for You?

At Orlando Family Dentistry, we want our patients in , , to know that taking good care of your oral health benefits not just your pearly whites, but your gum health as well. In fact, did you know that your gums–which cushion and support your teeth–are an indicator of your overall health? The main cause of bleeding… Read more »

Sleep Apnea Treatment Options

If you suffer from sleep apnea, you’re not alone. It’s a problem affecting millions of people, yet so few of them take the steps necessary to seek treatment. Today we’ll look at a few different treatment options, as well as the ones most recommended by Dr. here at . CPAP This is the treatment option… Read more »

Improve Your Summer Smile with a Dental Cleaning and Exam

At Orlando Family Dentistry, the dental practice of Dr. Spelman and Dr. Orlando in Hopewell, New Jersey, we are excited to help optimize your smile for summer! A a typical teeth cleaning appointment with our team you will receive a professional teeth cleaning, fluoride, a dental exam, and possible X-rays, as needed. Why is six… Read more »

Facts on Gum Recession

Are your teeth getting longer? Are they more sensitive? Are they bleeding and causing you pain? Any of these issues could be a sign that your gums are receding. If you notice any of these issues, please contact us soon—especially if you notice the appearance of your smile changing. Sadly, gum recession can be caused… Read more »

Is A Dental Crown Right for You?

What do you know about dental crowns? Do you know why you should consider getting a dental crown—or what a crown could be used for? In reality, crowns can be used to finish a wide array of dental restorations—meaning crowns can be extremely useful for useful if you’re interested in having an attractive, beautiful smile…. Read more »

Using Whitening Strips to Conveniently Brighten Your Smile

The enamel is receptive to stains from multiple sources such as consuming dark food and drinks, tobacco use or even the natural processes of aging. Minor stains are often easier to brighten than stains that extend deep into the enamel layer. How deeply your teeth are stained will directly influence the whitening products and procedures… Read more »

How to Avoid Gum Disease

Oral bacteria which is not removed daily with a good brushing and flossing routine can lead to inflammation of the gum tissue–or gingivitis. If this bacteria is left in the mouth, it creates toxins that irritate sensitive gum tissue, which you might notice because it can cause your gums to swell and bleed when you… Read more »

Chronic Dry Mouth Remedies

A reduction in saliva production will greatly increases your chances of developing tooth decay and gum disease. Identifying the source of dry mouth will better help you select the best remedy that will work for you. A lot of prescription medications include dry mouth as one of the side effect. If you developed dry mouth… Read more »