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What You Should Know About Sleep Apnea and Dental Appliances

Do you have a tough time staying awake during the day? Does your partner complain about your snoring? These are two of the symptoms associated with a condition called obstructive sleep apnea. Every night, more than 22 million people go to sleep and suffer from sleep apnea. What’s worse, most people are unaware that they have a diagnosable medical problem.…

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No Room to Grow: Impacted Wisdom Teeth Could Be Giving You Headaches (Literally!)

An occasional headache is normal for the majority of us. Headaches can be caused by stress and tension, lack of sleep, poor diet and any number of other variables. If they creep into your life on a regular basis, however, the real problem could actually be due to impacted wisdom teeth. Regular visits to your dentist at Fioritto Family Dental…

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A Frenectomy May Help Your Child Overcome Their Speech Impediment

Parents can be apprehensive when a frenectomy is recommended for their child. Their first question is usually: “is there an option other than surgery?” We confidently explain that there is no reason to be fearful—we perform this simple procedure often at our Mentor and Concord offices. What is a frenectomy? A frenectomy removes one or more frena in the mouth.…

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Dental Anxiety? Sedation Dentistry Can Put You at Ease!

The whirring of a dental drill. The fear that, at any moment, you’ll experience some discomfort. Fear of the dentist is something many people struggle with, and it’s hard to overcome. For some people, the thought of scheduling a routine cleaning appointment is enough to make them sweat. We understand, and we can help! The dental staff at Fioritto Family…

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