Entries by Dr. Ray Cros

The Dangers of Untreated Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a condition that affects millions of people around the world. The chief visible symptom of sleep apnea is snoring, which can disrupt a partner’s sleep. However, sleep apnea poses a much more serious threat than waking up to a grumpy partner. Symptoms of Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea also disrupts the sleep of […]

How to Save a Knocked Out Tooth

Sometimes permanent, natural teeth get knocked out for one reason or another. A tooth may be knocked in a sports impact, a vehicle accident, a human altercation or just a simple freak accident between a tooth and a drinking glass. Sometimes a knocked-out tooth can be saved. Saving a knocked-out tooth in Rancho Mirage means […]

A Look at the Signs of a Dental Abscess

Infection caused by a bad tooth is referred to as a dental abscess. While common, the condition can be worrisome, and this form of infection may mean you are at risk of losing your tooth without treatment. Take a look at some of the signs you may have a dental abscess. Intense Throbbing Pain That […]

What Causes Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea, a dangerous condition where a person’s breathing may frequently stop for as long as 10 seconds at a time while sleeping, is a serious medical problem requiring treatment and correction. Potentially threatening in that it can lead to increased risk of being involved in motor vehicle accidents due to drowsiness or even lead […]

Diabetes and Your Smile – A Look at the Risks

The Centers for Disease Control says that about 100 million people in the United States are living with either diabetes or prediabetes. If you happen to be part of this huge number of people who have been diagnosed, it is ever-important that you are attentive to the health of your smile. Diabetes can bring about […]

Say Goodbye to Your Dental Stains

Has your smile gradually become duller over the years? The problem may be due to stains from foods and beverages. Dentists Dr. Ray teeth whitening Cros and Dr. Sheri Cros of Cros Dental in Rancho Mirage, CA and serving Palm Desert, explain how teeth whitening can remove stubborn stains and brighten your smile. Strong whitening agents dissolve […]