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 30, 2016
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.
August 15, 2016
If you have been recently diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea, you join more than one-third of the American population over the age of 15 also diagnosed with the sleep disorder. Sleep apnea is diagnosed after undergoing a sleep study. The data analyzed from the study will determine the severity and underlying cause of the condition. As a result, your physician will prescribe a treatment to prevent the pauses in breathing. It is essential you seek treatment immediately to prevent the potentially dangerous complications that can result from leaving the disorder untreated. As a dentist for sleep apnea in Dunwoody, Dr. Jeff Rodgers offers multiple options to treat the obstructive sleep apnea.
July 27, 2016
The health and appearance of your family’s smiles are important to you. As a Dunwoody family dentist, we understand just how much those smiles mean. In order to have healthy, beautiful smiles, your family needs a family dentist. However, choosing a family dentist in Dunwoody who meets your family’s needs while making everyone feel comfortable can be a bit challenging. You want to ensure you make the best choice for your family so your entire family can benefit from one amazing dentist for many years to come. We are here to help make the task a bit easier and stress-free with the tips you need to choose a great dentist.
July 22, 2016
Dental implants are now among the most widely preferred form of tooth replacement. Through a commonly performed procedure, you’ll permanently replace missing teeth with a solution that looks and feels natural. With a success rate of over 95 percent, you’ll make a true investment in your smile and oral health as an alternative to traditional dental prosthetics. However, to benefit from dental implants in Dunwoody, you’ll need to undergo a thorough consultation to see if you’re a candidate for the procedure.
July 15, 2016
Sleep apnea is a fairly common condition, but it’s widely misunderstood. Often, many believe that sleep apnea only causes chronic snoring, but actually, the symptoms of sleep apnea can take various forms. Since the symptoms of sleep apnea can be quite diverse, it can make it difficult for those with the condition to even recognize they have the sleep disorder. As a result, the condition goes untreated, increasing the severity of symptoms and the potential for deadly complications. As a trusted dentist, we have everything you need to know about sleep apnea in Dunwoody.