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May 07, 2018
If you suffer from sleep apnea, it can be detrimental to your overall health and well-being. In addition, it can be an annoyance to your partner, who has to listen to your snoring. Sleep apnea is a serious condition that should be addressed as soon as possible in order to avoid long-term negative… Read Full Post
Category: Sleep Apnea
April 10, 2018
Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is fairly common in men, women, and children. While children often grow out of it, in adults it can lead to severe symptoms such as chronic headaches and tooth damage. A number of physical, mental, and lifestyle factors can cause bruxism, and treatment may be… Read Full Post
April 02, 2018
One of the most popular cosmetic dentistry services we offer is porcelain veneers. These wafer thin shells are designed to look and perform just like real teeth, and are durable and easy to maintain. How long porcelain veneers will last depends almost entirely on how well you take care of them.… Read Full Post
March 02, 2018
Many people suffer from unexplained pain in the face, neck, shoulders, and back that just seems to keep coming back, no matter what kind of home treatment they try. If you have this kind of pain, there is a strong chance that you may be suffering from TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder), also… Read Full Post
Category: TMJ
March 02, 2018
Dr. Clancy's Thoughts on Health Implant-Supported New You Dentures Dr. Clancy's Thoughts on Health With a new year comes a new opportunity for resolutions.  I am an advocate for overall health, but have a vested interest in oral health.  One of the easiest pathways to proper oral… Read Full Post
February 13, 2018
The dreaded root canal is probably the one dental treatment most feared by Americans. However, with modern advances in dental technology and dentist skill, there is no real reason to fear a root canal. Nowadays, having a root canal procedure done can give you long-lasting results with minimal pain… Read Full Post
February 02, 2018
Many patients want to know how exactly porcelain veneers and Lumineers differ. They seem to serve the same purpose, after all. However, there are significant differences between these two procedures. While on the surface they appear similar, they differ in terms of candidacy, what types of dental… Read Full Post
January 08, 2018
Dr. Clancy has recently started offering New You dentures, which are custom made and of the highest quality. New You dentures are implant-supported, although there is also a solely adhesive model available. We highly recommend implant-supported dentures, though, because implants are the best way to… Read Full Post
December 07, 2017
One of our most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments is porcelain veneers. Veneers can be a great investment into your smile, as they are extremely durable, stain-resistant, natural-looking, and can cover a wide variety of cosmetic issues with the teeth. Dr. Ryan Clancy can match your veneers to… Read Full Post
November 08, 2017
Although part of the reason porcelain veneers are so popular is because of their durability, they are not indestructible. Just like real teeth, they may chip or crack due to trauma outside of a person's control. Dr. Ryan Clancy has years of experience placing porcelain veneers, and he knows that… Read Full Post