Do you or your partner snore and/or have a hard time getting a good night’s sleep? You no longer have to spend the night in a lab to have a sleep study done. In the latest episode of “Your Filthy Mouth,” Dr. Chuck explains how you can test yourself at home.
Dr Chuck’s weekly advice hit home recently when his co-host’s husband waited too long to have a bad tooth treated, and an infection that was pain free for a year finally started hurting. Hear the story on this week’s episode.
Choosing the right toothbrush is an important decision, but without the proper technique, you won’t get the right results. In this episode, Dr. Chuck talks about the best toothbrushes and how to use them.
Times have changed since Dr. Chuck started practicing in 1979. Back then, if a patient complained about yellow teeth, the dentist recommended he wear a brown tie. Today, there are so many ways to improve your smile. In this episode, Dr. Chuck explains some of them.
Everybody has a TMJ, which is the temporomandibular joint. Unfortunately, too many people have a TMD, or temporomandibular dysfunction, which can cause pain in your jaw joint and in the muscles that control jaw movement. In this week’s episode, Dr. Chuck explains some of the causes, symptoms and treatments of TMD.
When it comes to caring for your teeth, results are more important than technique. In this episode, Dr. Chuck explains there are many ways to clean your mouth, but only one objective: to remove all the bacteria without damaging your teeth or gums.
Are you experiencing headaches and don’t know why? The answer might be in your mouth. In this episode, Dr. Chuck explains how things like bite problems and grinding your teeth can result in chronic headaches.
Snoring is more than just an annoying habit that keeps your bed partner awake at night. In fact, it can be a symptom of a serious health problem. In this episode of the “Your Filthy Mouth” podcast, Dr. Chuck talks about the possibly deadly consequences of sleep apnea and how the cure can be found...
“Your Filthy Mouth” is more than a podcast. We introduce you to the website, where you can listen to previous episodes and questions of the week, view videos, read Dr. Chuck’s blog, ask questions about oral health, and find links to dozens of studies and stories about how what happens in your mouth affects the...
Baby teeth are more than just placeholders before the permanent teeth come in. Dr. Chuck explains why it’s important to start dental care at a young age and gives tips on how to get kids to brush their teeth.
One of the most common questions I hear from my patients is, “Why is dental health care so expensive?” My answer: It doesn’t have to cost a lot, nor should it. Dental neglect is what’s expensive. My goal with everybody who comes into our office is for them to need less dental care – fewer...