Archive for June, 2011

Are Baby Teeth Important?

Are Baby Teeth  Important? Simply put, yes! I have seen many parents opt to pull their child’s baby tooth rather than fill a cavity because “it is only a baby tooth and will come out eventually anyway.” Baby teeth serve important purposes such as helping the child to speak and chew normally.  Baby teeth also […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment

Oak Dental Frisco now is offering through Patterson Dental and Airway Management the Thornton Adjustable Positioner (TAP). The TAP is a proven treatment modality for patients suffering from snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). The TAP fits over the teeth similar to a mouth guard and advances the jaw forward during sleep, keeping the airway open and […]