When you get up in the morning, you realize that your spouse or partner looks drowsy. They’re moving a little slower than usual, and they need extra coffee to get them going. When you ask how they slept, they reveal the awful truth: Your snoring kept them awake for half the night. Snoring is an embarrassing problem that can cause discomfort for your significant other, but sometimes it is a sign that something else is going on. It might mean that you suffer from sleep apnea. What is the difference between regular snoring and sleep apnea?
John A. Carollo, DMD Blog
September 12, 2017
August 11, 2017
The health and appearance of your teeth are important to you. You take the time to brush twice a day and floss every night before going to bed to prevent oral health issues. However, you could be missing an important piece to protecting your teeth and gums from damage. If you are not visiting a dentist in Morris County every six months for a cleaning and checkup, your dental health may not be as great as you had thought. If it has been awhile since your last appointment, you need to find a dental office to care for you. To make an excellent choice for your individual needs, there are several things to consider before making your final decision.
July 28, 2017
While the Florham Park dental office of John A. Carollo, DMD offers high quality restorations, nothing lasts forever – and that, unfortunately, includes dental fillings. Daily wear and tear take their toll on your fillings, but we can repair and replace these restorations. Every person and every restoration are different, but a properly placed filling crafted from high quality materials can last for decades. We will check your fillings for signs of potential damage at each of your six month checkups. Keeping these regular appointments is the best way to find out if a filling needs to be replaced. You can also keep reading to find out some of the early indicators of a need for filling replacement, and don’t hesitate to contact us anytime for more information or to schedule an appointment.
June 9, 2017
You have a “problem,” tooth – no matter how much you brush, floss, and use mouthwash, it’s been plagued with multiple cavities your whole life. But lately, this specific dentition has become more and more troublesome. It’s sensitive and sore nearly all the time. When you see your dentist, he lets you know that you’ve developed yet another cavity and because it’s progressed so far, a more long-term solution needs to be used. You’re thankful that Dr. John Carollo suggests dental crowns in Florham Park as your best bet for a long-lasting solution. Learn more about this oral health restoration in this post.
May 14, 2017
Did you know that the majority of Americans believe that your smile is your most important physical feature? In fact – having a memorable grin has even been linked to higher rates of success in the business world. That’s why you shouldn’t settle for blank spots in your smile. If you’re missing teeth – one, two, or several teeth in a row – dental bridges in Morris County from Dr. John Carollo could be right for you. In this post, he shares the information you can trust about this smile restoration.
January 27, 2017
What impresses you when you first meet someone? The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry says 1 in 2 adults believe smiles are the most noticed physical features. Cosmetic dentist in Florham Park, Dr. John Carollo, agrees and offers Opalescence teeth whitening to help patients improve their tooth color. Are you a candidate for teeth whitening in Florham Park?
December 23, 2016
Research shows that persistent snoring hurts more than a night’s sleep. Disruptive to interpersonal relationships, snoring impacts systemic health, too. Along with primary care physicians and sleep specialists, Dr. John A. Carollo evaluates his dental patients for sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder which has snoring as its major symptom. Dr. Carollo prescribes customized snoring guards in Florham Park to create restful sleep and to boost systemic health.
November 23, 2016
When you wake up several times a night, snore excessively and feel fatigued after you have rested a full eight hours, something is wrong. Snoring and other common symptoms of fitful rest may indicate a dangerous sleep disorder called sleep apnea. Dr. John A. Carollo helps assess and treat patients for sleep apnea. He provides answers here to some frequently asked questions about this condition and how it can be alleviated for better overall health.
October 17, 2016
You want the best in home improvements, automobiles and your children’s education. What about replacing your missing teeth? Shouldn’t you desire the longest lasting, most functional and most natural-looking tooth replacement option? John Carollo DMD places dental implants in his Madison area office. A noted author and lecturer on all things dental, Dr. Carollo maintains that dental implants rarely fail and give patients the confidence and vibrant oral health they deserve.
September 20, 2016
The missing row on the Food Pyramid is “sleep.” Many of us have found ourselves in the situation where we had the choice between sleep or food, only to wake up later and find out it wasn’t a choice at all. There’s no getting around sleep, just like you can’t go without eating and drinking. However, snoring or sleep apnea could prevent you from getting this essential rest night after night. Do you wake up tired everyday even though you slept throughout the night? What are you to do? Dr. Carollo know he can help treat your possible sleep apnea in Florham Park. (more…)