Looking at the differences between Bonding and Veneers

difference between bonding and veneers

Miami and Coral Gables, FL Are you unhappy with the appearance of your teeth? Cosmetic dentistry is a specialization of dental science that combines high-quality materials, cutting-edge technology, and the latest techniques to transform your smile. Choosing the right procedures can give you a dazzling smile worthy of the Hollywood red carpet, but how do you know which cosmetic dental procedure is right for you? For example, dental bonding and veneers can fix many of the same issues. Which one should you pick? Your cosmetic dentists in Miami, Drs. Raul Garcia and Conchi Sanchez-Garcia, want to explore the differences between …

How Sleep Loss can make you Sick

sleep loss makes you sick

Miami and Coral Gables, FL Are you always feeling tired? Do you seem to be getting sick often, or just always feeling under the weather? Well, there’s a good chance these conditions actually are linked. Continuing medical research shows that living with consistent sleep loss can make you sick more often. Read on to learn more about this subject… after all, your health may depend on it! Sleep deprivation has a host of negative consequences  You can learn more about the effects of living with sleep loss here. Generally speaking, though, consistent sleep loss makes you more likely to become …

Preparing for your Bone Graft

preparing for bone graft

Miami and Coral Gables, FL Many people experience bone loss in their mouth and jawbone as they age. This deterioration may occur as a symptom of advanced gum disease. Bone loss also is an inevitable long-term consequence of tooth loss, because the supporting bone structure no longer is receiving the constant stimulation that previously was provided by the tooth root. A bone graft is a reconstructive surgical procedure that involves adding bone tissue to an area experiencing bone deterioration. If you need a bone graft, it is important to seek out the care of either an oral surgeon or a …

Turn your Thermostat down to Sleep Better

turn down thermostat to sleep better

Miami and Coral Gables, FL Are you looking to burn fat and reach a healthier weight? Sure, we are told that eating right and exercising will do the trick, but what happens when that doesn’t seem to work? It could be in the way that you sleep! Did you know that scientific research shows that you can burn calories just by changing the temperature in your bedroom? Research at Virginia Commonwealth University determined that sleeping with cooler temperatures in the room released endocrine hormones that burn fat cells while you sleep. Francesco Celi, MD, the lead researcher and Chair of …

A silent epidemic affecting children in America

silent epidemic affecting children

Miami and Coral Gables, FL Does your child snore audibly at night? Does he or she toss and turn? Snoring, restless sleep, a greater sensitivity to allergies, and even symptoms of a hyperactivity disorder all can come from the same cause: a sleep breathing disorder. Your sleep apnea dentists at Miami Designer Smiles would like to explore how sleep-breathing disorders have become a silent epidemic among American children. According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, it is estimated that between 1 and 4 percent of American children suffer from sleep apnea. A pediatric symposium held in 2018 recently focused on …