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TMJ and Sleep Apnea: Distant Cousins or BFFs?

If you’ve ever had a bad night’s sleep, you know it can affect the whole next day’s productivity, your mood, and your overall health. If you don’t sleep well on a regular basis, then you may be at your wit’s end wondering if you’ll ever catch the Zzzz’s you need to feel well. Sleep disturbances in some form affect millions of Americans, but there are solutions to bad sleep other than [...]

By |August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Sleep Apnea, TMJ|

Are Your Habits Affecting Your TMJ?

Most New Yorkers have busy lives. With work, family, after-school activities, travel, transportation issues, and just general daily errands, New Yorkers are always on the go. In the hustle and bustle of New York City life, sometimes people don’t put their health at the top of their priority list. Your daily habits can actually make some existing dental problems worse, and bad habits can also exacerbate certain medical conditions, including TMJ/TMD [...]

By |July 5th, 2022|Categories: Oral Health, TMJ|

Are All-on-4 Dental Implants Best For You?

If you are facing a serious dental issue that may require teeth extraction, teeth replacement, and extensive restorative dentistry, you are not alone. In the Manhattan, NYC area, many people come to realize their damaged, decayed teeth, or missing teeth are in need of some type of restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, or some combination of both. Tooth loss is something many people face on a daily basis, but there are solutions [...]

By |June 6th, 2022|Categories: All-On-4, Dentures|

5 Ways COVID-19 Affected Our Mouths

While the virus is much less potent than it used to be, we can still see the effects of COVID-19 in our mouths and teeth. Dry Mouth and Gum Disease One of the long-COVID symptoms is a dry mouth. You’ve probably heard that saliva is the first step in digesting your food, and that’s correct, but it has more than one function. Saliva also protects your teeth and gums by washing [...]

By |May 17th, 2022|Categories: Oral Health|

Can Invisalign Fix Multiple Problems at the Same Time?

People have been worrying about the position and appearance of their teeth for centuries. Even in the 1700s, dentists in France began creating custom mouthguards and removing wisdom teeth to fix overcrowding. As we know them today, traditional braces were developed in 1819, but clear aligners took almost 200 more years. Invented in 1997 by two Standford University Students, Invisalign is the first and most effective clear aligner system. Appolon Dental [...]

Why Does My Jaw Hurt?

Does your jaw hurt? Do you want to discover the source of your jaw pain? At Appolon Dental Group, we treat jaw pain that stems from all kinds of issues. Our focus is on treating the cause of your pain, not the symptoms. That way, we can treat it for good. Many people and doctors jump to TMJ as the cause of jaw pain without looking further into it. [...]

By |March 22nd, 2022|Categories: Gum Disease, TMJ|

Dental Implant Problems: What is Peri-Implantitis?

When you received your new dental implants, you expected all your problems to be over. For most people, this is true. However, some can develop peri-implantitis. Peri-implantitis is an infection similar to gum disease caused by bacteria building up around the implant, below the gumline. Three situations primarily drive it. First, you're at a higher risk if you have a compromised immune system. Be sure [...]

By |February 21st, 2022|Categories: Dental Implants|

A Full Mouth of New Teeth in Just One Day: Is It Too Good To Be True?

If you face the loss of all your teeth or want to replace loose dentures, all-on-4 implant dentures might be for you. It sounds too good to be true, but you can replace all your teeth in just one day. With all-on-4 implant dentures, you can’t say goodbye to unclear speech and sore gums and say hello to all your favorite foods. What Are All-On-4 Implant Dentures? This unique style [...]

By |January 20th, 2022|Categories: Dental Implants|

Tips to Increasing Energy and Staying Awake

Waking up tired after a late night isn’t a surprise. However, feeling drained and tired every day, even when getting the recommended amount of sleep, is puzzling. Still, there are some things you can do to increase your energy levels throughout the day. Consequently, doing the things that increase your energy throughout the day will also help you sleep better at night. Healthy Diet It’s easy to dismiss the importance of a [...]

By |December 21st, 2021|Categories: Oral Health, Sleep Apnea|

How To Fix Bad Breath

Bad breath, or Halitosis, is a bothersome condition that most people experience from time to time. Whether you’ve just eaten garlic or onions, or just woke up in the morning, you might experience occasional bad breath. But what if your bad breath persists even after brushing your teeth? What can you do when you’re doing all the right things but you still have that pesky bad breath? Why [...]

By |November 30th, 2021|Categories: Oral Health|
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