Jeff Rodgers, DMD, PC Blog
December 7, 2016
You wake up in your chair and look up at your co-worker’s concerned face. This is the third time today that they’ve spotted you napping at your desk. You don’t have a good excuse because you don’t have one at all. You went to bed at a reasonable hour, but when you woke up, it felt like you had been up all night. What could be causing this? This is actually a common symptom of sleep apnea, a condition that affects about 20 million Americans every night. Dr. Jeff Rodgers wants you to know a little more about sleep apnea in Marietta, as well as what can be done about it. (more…)
October 23, 2016
Is your tooth feeling a little sensitive when you drink that cup of coffee? Does it feel a little tender when you bite down or chew your food? Your tooth may be in need of a dental crown. This is a great option for restoring a tooth when it’s beyond the scope of what a dental filling can repair. Need a dental crown in Dunwoody? Dr. Jeff Rodgers has solutions for you, and here’s what to expect.
October 13, 2016
Your smile is a tool that has the power to give you confidence and take you to new levels in your career and personal life. Are you happy with the appearance of your teeth? Does your smile make you feel confident, or are there aspects of it you’d like to improve? Cosmetic dentistry offers a number of services designed to restore, improve and enhance your smile, yet how do you find the right provider to work with? Here are some tips for choosing a cosmetic dentist in Dunwoody.
October 3, 2016
Have you been accused of snoring too loudly at night? Do you find yourself exhausted by three o’clock every day? Do you sometimes wake up with or suffer from headaches throughout the day? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, you may suffer from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a serious disorder that causes you to wake up multiple, even hundreds of times throughout the night. Dr. Jeff Rodgers has solutions and treatment options for sleep apnea in Dunwoody.
September 30, 2016
You already know Dr. Jeff Rodgers as the dentist you trust with your and your family’s smiles. But did you know he provides treatment for sleep apnea, too? Dr. Rodgers has helped numerous patients receive the relief from sleep apnea they seek using the removable oral appliance. His excellence in the field is so well-known he was recently named a new Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine.
September 15, 2016
We all know that tobacco use causes serious complications to overall health. But, did you know that tobacco also causes serious negative implications to oral health? It is estimated nearly 40 million U.S. adults currently smoke cigarettes, which does not include the number of people who use smokeless tobacco. No matter the type of tobacco used, your oral health will suffer from serious lasting damage. As your dentist in Dunwoody, Dr. Jeff Rodgers explains the complications to oral health you are likely to experience with long-term tobacco use.
September 12, 2016
Sleep apnea is a fairly common sleep disorder with an estimated 18 million Americans suffering from the condition. That is roughly 1 in every 15 people who suffer from the disorder. The most common form of the sleep disorder is obstructive sleep apnea, which results when an obstruction in the airway causes pauses in breathing while sleeping. These interruptions in breathing occur numerous times per night with each episode lasting up to a minute or longer. When left untreated, serious health complications occur that have the potential to be life-threatening. Thankfully, the sleep disorder can easily be treated. Dr. Jeff Rodgers offers treatment for sleep apnea in Dunwoody to restore your sleep quality and to protect your health.
September 5, 2016
At one point or another, there is a good possibility you will have a toothache. A toothache often causes a significant amount of pain and discomfort. While some toothaches are not as severe, any tooth pain is a sign that there is an underlying problem that needs to be treated by your dentist in Dunwoody. There are various reasons why a toothache may occur, each of which is an indication of a larger problem that needs to be treated. As your family dentist, Dr. Jeff Rodgers explains the most common causes of tooth pain.
August 30, 2016
Periodontal disease (gum disease) is among one of the most common oral health problems. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 42 percent of adults over the age of 30 and 70 percent of adults over 65 years of age have periodontal disease. While many believe the most common problem from gum disease involves painful, bleeding gums, the complications of the gum infection are much more severe. In addition to the potential loss of tooth and bone, the bacteria found in infected gum tissue is directly linked to causing heart disease. As a periodontal dentist in Dunwoody, Dr. Jeff Rodgers explains the impact gum disease has on your heart.
August 22, 2016
The secret behind every beautiful smile involves healthy gums and teeth. Everyone wants to have a healthy, beautiful smile, but many are unaware of how exactly they can achieve optimal oral health. As your dentist in Dunwoody, Dr. Jeff Rodgers has simple tips to help you improve the health of your teeth and gums. With the right preventive care, services from your dentist, and a balanced diet, you will promote your oral health.