Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Snoring occurs when the muscles and soft tissues in the throat and mouth relax, shrinking the airway. The smaller airway increases the speed of required air, causing soft tissues to vibrate, resulting in a snoring sound. At certain levels of severity, the tongue and soft tissues can cause complete blockage of the airway. If this period of blockage lasts longer…

Dental Savings Program

Adams and Cheek Dental Savings Care Program

At Adams and Cheek Dentistry, we have listened to our patients and understand the need for an affordable alternative to dental insurance. To help all of our valued patients have a choice with access to the same excellent level of dental care, we are now offering our own Adams and Cheek dental savings care program.…

Mouth Guards and Broken Teeth

Importance of Athletic Mouth Guards If you’re involved in any sort of sport activity where contact with another player-or the ground-is possible, you’ll want to ask your dentist about obtaining a custom-made mouth guard. Such mouth guards are affordable and last several years with good care. They are your first line of defense when it…

Vacation Dental Tips

School is out for summer! It is time to have fun at the pool and relax with the family. Taking a vacation may also finally be in the cards! Whether you are going to the beach or the mountains this year, remember to bring your dental hygiene aids with you! Vacation doesn’t prevent cavities! Here…

Athletic Mouth Guards and Concussions

Can athletic mouth guards actually prevent concussions? A concussion is a brain injury resulting from trauma to the head. Anyone playing contact sports has the potential to sustain an injury that will result in a concussion. Sometimes these concussions are severe enough to end their sporting career. The number of sports related concussions every year…