What are the Consequences of Tooth Loss?

5-30-16 Tooth loss has serious consequences. Our goal as dental health care professionals are to restore a patient’s mouth before these consequences occur. Restoration includes restoring function, esthetics, speech, comfort, and maintaining health. When a ...

Sleep Disorders: A Growing Problem

Sleep Disorders are a growing problem in our society. It’s not uncommon for patients to describe trouble sleeping, excessive daytime sleepiness, snoring, inability to sleep, and even stopping breathing during the night. Stopping breathing is ...

Sleep Awareness

Did you know that according to a study done by the CDC an estimated 50-70 million Americans have a sleep disorder? This seems to be a growing problem. Sleep is an important topic to all ...

Overcoming Fear

I recently saw a quote that talked about Fear. Fear can stand for FORGET EVERYTHING AND RUN or FACE EVERYTHING AND RISE! I really like the second option! It made me think about fear in ...

Diabetes In The Dental Office

5-9-16 Diabetes is estimated to affect 20 million people,but only two-thirds of these individuals are diagnosed. Studies show that diabetics are more susceptible to periodontal disease and oral infections than non diabetic patients. Some of ...

Have You Heard About Mini Dental Implants?

4-25-16 Today I’d like to discuss the effects of tooth loss. Losing a tooth can be an emotional experience. A patient’s response to tooth loss can include bereavement, lowered self-confidence, dislike of appearance, altered socialization ...

Creating Beautiful Smiles!

4-18-16 We’ve been helping create beautiful smiles for years . Did you know that we offer Botox and facial fillers treatments at Lima Dental Associates? Botox is a series of injections that produce a temporary ...