LJ Adam, DMD Blog
May 23, 2018
Have your ever wondered why so many X-ray photos are taken when you go in for a visit? Are they really necessary? You may wonder. Your dentist in Worthington is weighing in to explain why these photos are vital to your oral health and how they can aid in preventing serious problems down the road.
April 16, 2018
After a bit of research online and talking to friends, you’re convinced that dental implants are the absolute best way to replace your missing teeth. Of course, one of your first questions is, “What do dental implants in Worthington actually cost?” Your friends made them sound quite pricey … are they worth it? What would make them more or less expensive? In today’s blog, we’re going to cover four of the most important things that can influence the overall cost of dental implants in Worthington. (more…)
March 19, 2018
Have you ever even heard about CEREC from your dentist. This acronym literally stands for chairside economical restoration of esthetic ceramics. That’s a mouthful, but to put it simply, this is an all digital dental repair system that allows us to make custom, quality ceramic dental crowns and other restorations right in our office. That means you get precision crafted, natural looking restorations without the hassle of making multiple trips to the dentist’s office. Many patients find themselves concerned that the cost will be higher, but actually, most patients see only a minimal difference in the cost of their CEREC restoration.
February 13, 2018
As sure as the sun rises in the morning, you can bet on the fact that there will be a new innovation in the world of dentistry. Thus, there should be no surprise when a process appears on the scene that revolutionizes the way service is delivered to patients. Such is the case with the amazing new procedure called CEREC (chairside economical restoration of esthetic ceramics), which offers a way of performing what used to be a two-visit process of receiving restorative care – in one visit. However, your dentist wants you to be aware of both the pros and cons of the process so that you can make an educated choice about your care. Continue reading to learn more.
January 12, 2018
Time is precious to you, yet there seems to be more and more demands placed on it. You know that complaining about it is pointless, so you seek ways to adapt. Furthermore, you always keep your eyes and ears open for ways that you can accomplish multiple things at once, to maximize every moment of your life. But when it comes to your oral health, you’ve slacked at times. You’ve been needing to have a root canal done and haven’t because you can’t figure out a way to fit two appointments into your hectic schedule. But your dentist is excited to inform you about the time-saving benefit of the CEREC same-day crown in Worthington. Learn more about this procedure, and how it can save you time and protect you from dental woes.
December 27, 2017
This may be a surprising post for some of our readers, but the history of sleep apnea is actually much more interesting than you think. In fact, we’re about to dive into the past of sleep apnea and how we’ve come to our effective treatment for sleep apnea in Worthington today.
November 19, 2017
Traditionally, doctors treated sleep apnea, the cessation of breathing for ten or more seconds at a time during sleep, using CPAP systems. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) is only one option for patients who are suffering from sleep apnea. This is good news since more than 50% of patients with sleep apnea are considered CPAP intolerant due to an inability to adjust to the sounds and sensations of their CPAP systems during sleep. For sleep apnea patients who are CPAP intolerant, a trip to the dentist for a sleep apnea appliance may be a better treatment option.
November 10, 2017
Did you know your dental insurance benefits reset every year? It’s true. If your dental insurance plan — like most — is on a calendar year, you have just seven weeks to use the benefits you signed up for with your 2017 plan. Come Jan. 1, 2018, any and all of your paid-for, 2017, unused benefits will disappear.
October 20, 2017
Do you find yourself still feeling tired throughout the day despite sleeping 7 to 8 hours at night? You may attribute it to stress from work or maybe even a bad mattress; however, the underlying cause could be something you had never expected. A sleep disorder, known as obstructive sleep apnea, can lead to daytime fatigue and an array of other complications when left untreated. If you have noticed that your sleep quality is declining, you may need treatment for sleep apnea in Worthington.
September 30, 2017
Are you in reasonably good health but missing one, two, or many teeth? Dental implants offer the best option in tooth replacement for otherwise healthy people. Nothing else replaces the missing tooth as well as its supporting root like dental implants in Worthington. It’s a wise investment that you’ll enjoy for the rest of your life.