Sonoma Smiles Blog

Oral Appliances vs. CPAP Machines for Sleep Apnea

Submited by Sonoma Smiles on October 13, 2019 Oral Appliances vs. CPAP Machines for Sleep Apnea in Rohnert Park, CA

Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that interferes with your sleep quality and could increase your risk of certain health problems. Traditionally, sleep apnea therapy involved using a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine. But nowadays, you have other treatment options to consider, such...

How Often Should You Visit the Dentist?

Submited by Sonoma Smiles on September 13, 2019 Visiting the Dentist Rohnert Park, CA

Many years ago, people would visit the dentist when they had a dental problem like a cavity that needed to be fixed. Nowadays, the focus has shifted from fixing problems to preventing them. As an advocate of “preventative dentistry,” Dr. Wayne Sutton of Sonoma Smiles...

Common Reasons Why Your Teeth May Not Be As White As You’d Like

Submited by Sonoma Smiles on July 25, 2019 Reasons for yellow teeth in Rohnert Park

Did you used to enjoy a bright, white smile, but now find that your teeth are more of a yellow color? You are not alone. Many factors can dull your smile’s sparkle. In the following post, Dr. Wayne Sutton discusses some common reasons why your...

How to Find the Best Implant Dentist in Santa Rosa

Submited by Sonoma Smiles on June 25, 2019 Best Implant Dentist in Rohnert Park

When it comes to a task as important as replacing a tooth, it is imperative to find the best dentist available. Dental implants are complex restorations that require a great deal of expertise and specialized knowledge. Below, Dr. Wayne Sutton of Sonoma Smiles share tips...

What to Do If You’re Not a Candidate for Teeth Whitening

Submited by Sonoma Smiles on May 26, 2019 Teeth whitening alternatives

If you’re self-conscious about yellow or dull teeth, you have likely thought about teeth whitening treatment. However, not everyone is an appropriate candidate, as some stains do not respond well to whitening or bleaching methods. Fortunately, there are other cosmetic treatments available that can mask...

What to Know Before Getting a Dental Implant

Submited by Sonoma Smiles on April 26, 2019 Most important things to know about dental implants

If you are missing one or several teeth, you have options for restoring a healthy and fully functioning smile. Among these options are dental implants, which are considered by many dentists to be the most long-lasting solution to missing teeth. Here, Dr. Wayne Sutton of...

Habits That May Be Harming Your Teeth

Submited by Sonoma Smiles on March 27, 2019 Habits that may harm your teeth

Brushing and flossing, paired with biannual dental checkups, are essential oral hygiene habits that you must keep up for good dental health. But even then, keeping your smile healthy can be difficult as other everyday habits can damage your teeth and gums without you knowing...

Oral Sedation FAQs

Submited by Sonoma Smiles on February 25, 2019 Oral sedation FAQs

Approximately 15 percent of Americans experience some form of dental fear or anxiety, some so much that they avoid visiting the dentist altogether. Unfortunately, skipping routine dental exams and cleanings can open the door to a slew of oral health problems. Dr. Wayne Sutton is...

Unhappy with Your Smile? Consider a Smile Makeover in 2019

Submited by Sonoma Smiles on January 26, 2019 Smile makeover in 2019

The beginning of a new year offers the perfect opportunity for a fresh start. If you feel that the appearance of your teeth is holding you back from achieving your goals, Dr. Wayne Sutton of Sonoma Smiles encourages you to consider a smile makeover in...

What to Do About a Gummy Smile

Submited by Sonoma Smiles on December 27, 2018 Correcting a gummy smile

If you feel that your gums overshadow your teeth when you laugh, speak or smile, you are not alone. Many individuals have what is known as a “gummy smile,” which is caused by excessive gum tissue that makes teeth appear shorter than they should. Fortunately,...


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