TMJ

Treating TMJ While most patients are focused on their teeth when they visit the dentist, chances are they don’t spend much time considering the health of their temporomandibular joints. These important joints allow you to manipulate your jaw, and you use them every time you bite, chew, speak, or yawn. Dentists pay close attention to the strength of your jaw, …

Periodontal Care

Finding Treatment for Your Gums Periodontal disease is a common oral health issue that, if untreated, can result in serious consequences, including tooth loss. During the disease’s first stage, you might never even know that anything is wrong. As it progresses, however, it becomes more and more noticeable, and the effects worsen. At Summit Dental Care, we can provide you …

Pediatric Dentistry

Caring Dentistry for Kids Adults aren’t the only ones who need to take good care of their teeth. It’s important to start a good oral hygiene routine with your children in their early years to ensure their mouth develops properly and they avoid serious dental issues in the future. Here at Summit Dental Care, we offer pediatric dentistry and can …

Mouth Guards and Night Guards

Comfortable Mouth and Night Guards There are several reasons why you may want to get a mouth guard. One of the most popular reasons is to protect your teeth and mouth from harm during contact sports or active hobbies. Your teeth can easily be damaged by a wrong move, but a mouth guard can help keep your smile intact. Another common reason …

Laser Dentistry

What is Laser Dentistry When you think of lasers, one of the last things that probably comes to mind is dentistry. Lasers can do a lot of really incredible things. Today, they are even being utilized in medical and dental fields. In dentistry, the introduction of lasers has greatly enhanced the care Summit Dental Care can provide. From filling cavities …

General Dentistry and Oral Hygiene

Maintaining Healthy, Happy Smiles At Summit Dental Care, we can provide you with the care you need to maintain a healthy mouth and smile. We provide comprehensive services for patients both young and old, ensuring nothing but the best possible care. Dental Exams During your regular check-up, we’ll complete a comprehensive exam of your teeth and gums. Exams allow us to look …

Sleep Apnea Treatment

Understanding Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious sleep disorder that interferes with your body’s ability to breathe during the night. This occurs when the soft tissue of your palate relaxes in the back of your throat, effectively blocking the flow of oxygen. While sleep apnea can lead to serious health complications, the disorder often goes undiagnosed as symptoms …

Dental Technology

Our Dental Technology Provides Faster, More Accurate Results At Summit Dental Care we use cutting-edge dental technology to provide you with safe, fast, and effective results! Intraoral Camera An intraoral camera is a handheld appliance that is shaped like a wand. The tiny camera at the tip of the appliance takes hundreds of pictures per second in order to capture …

Do Electric Toothbrushes Need Replacing As Often As Traditional Brushes?

What’s the Deal With Electric Toothbrushes It is recommended to replace your toothbrush every 3 months- maximum. While this rule is parroted everywhere, there isn’t a whole lot that tells you if electric toothbrushes have a different set of rules when it comes to replacements. So, should electric toothbrushes be replaced every 2-3 months like traditional ones? The Quick Answer …

Common Myths About Gum Disease

The Myths Researchers say that more than 64 million Americans have a type of gum disease. If you have gum disease, you need to learn as much information about gum disease as you can. You need to be able to separate the myths from reality. Here is some information about the common myths about gum disease you need to understand …