Blog Archive

The Link Between Obesity and Sleep Apnea Jan 6th, 2021

Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is a serious condition that makes it difficult to breathe while sleeping, which leads to cardiovascular problems, fatigue, and snoring. OSA is estimated to affect 2-9% of adults in the United States. Among these patients, around 70% are described as overweight or obese. If you’re...

These Foods and Drinks Are Discoloring Your Smile Dec 3rd, 2020

Straight, white teeth are considered professional, attractive, and youthful. Discoloration is the most common complaint among people unhappy with their teeth, but it can be difficult to keep your teeth from yellowing, especially if you’re fond of certain foods and drinks.  The Smile Agency Orthodontics & Smile Design in Pasadena...

Headaches? It Could Be TMJ Nov 15th, 2020

Headaches can have many triggers, from monthly hormone cycles to certain foods or even the weather. However, your dentist might be who you need to talk to if your headaches are chronic, especially if you also have jaw, neck, and shoulder pain. It could be temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain, caused...

The Advantages of Choosing Invisalign Oct 21st, 2020

Invisalign® has become a household name over the years, and for good reason. If you’re unhappy with your smile, a series of clear alignment trays can correct the problem quickly and painlessly. Whether your teeth are crooked, gapped, or overlapped, it only takes a few months for Invisalign to work...

Got a Gummy Smile? Just One of the Many Reasons to Consider Gingivectomy Sep 30th, 2020

If you’re hiding your smile because of excess gum tissue, you may be a candidate for a gingivectomy and a customized smile makeover. As a skilled orthodontist, Karen E. Guinn, DDS, uses the latest laser technology to address a gummy smile at The Smile Agency. Dr. Guinn also offers comprehensive...

When Tooth Extraction Is the Best Course of Action Aug 13th, 2020

If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your smile because of overcrowding, you might benefit from a smile makeover. At The Smile Agency, Karen Guinn, DDS, offers a comprehensive oral consultation to determine how to enhance your natural dental health and give you something to smile about. Dr. Guinn uses...

6 Tips to Make Your Smile Pop This Summer Jul 7th, 2020

Your smile matters! That’s what 36% of Americans say when asked if their smile would improve their social lives. If you’re unhappy with your smile, you’re not alone. Over a third of American adults say they aren’t happy with their smiles either. At The Smile Agency, Dr. Karen Guinn and our team...

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