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Helpful Strategies for Managing Sleep Apnea

In addition to making you feel tired during the day and disturbing your sleep partner, sleep apnea increases your risk for a host of health problems. If you see your dentist for treatment, you can avoid these additional problems and get a good night’s sleep every night. Here’s a quick look at some helpful strategies […]


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Daytime Drowsiness? It Could Be Sleep Apnea

The way you sleep at night can have a real effect on how you feel throughout the day. If you’re constantly feeling tired and having difficulty focusing, you might have sleep apnea without even knowing it. Keep reading if you suffer from daytime drowsiness, and talk to your dentist about sleep apnea. Possible Causes Being […]


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What Are the Signs of Nighttime Tooth Grinding?

You might not realize that you grind your teeth if you do it while you’re asleep, but there are signs that you can look for when you’re awake. Headaches and soreness, clicking sounds when you open your jaw, and a worn out look on your teeth point to a tooth grinding problem. Read ahead and […]


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Taking Care of Your Teeth During Pregnancy

When you fail to take care of your teeth, you leave yourself vulnerable to infections that can spread to the rest of your body. This is something you should always avoid, but it’s even more important if you’re carrying a child. See your dentist and keep reading for tips on taking care of your teeth […]


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How Does Your Dentist Get Your Teeth So Clean?

There’s a lot you can do to clean your teeth, but there’s even more that your dentist can do for you. Professional dentists have years of training and experience, and they also have the high quality dental equipment it takes to offer a thorough cleaning. Continue reading and find out how your dentist gets your […]


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Possible Causes for Your Nightly Snoring

Just because snoring is a common habit doesn’t make it healthy or normal for you or your sleeping partner. Knowing why you snore can help you make the changes you need to enjoy a better night of sleep, and sometimes it’s as easy as changing your sleep position. Here’s a look at some of the […]


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What to Do If You Break a Crown

A facial trauma can have serious implications for your oral health, so you should see your dentist and get checked out as soon as you can. Whether it’s a prosthetic or your natural tooth, a broken crown can be painful and even get worse over time. Here is a quick look at what you should […]


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Can Water Flossers Replace Traditional Dental Floss?

Dental floss has been the center of an ongoing debate, and some people feel that modern alternatives are more useful and convenient. Traditional floss has been the popular choice in the past, but water flossers have made a case for themselves. Your dentist knows what’s best for you, but keep reading to see if water […]


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How Losing Weight Can Help Reduce Sleep Apnea Symptoms

People know sleep apnea as a sleeping condition that makes people snore, but there is much more to it than snoring. Sleep apnea can have a real impact on your quality of life, making it difficult to get through daily tasks comfortably. People who are overweight have a higher risk of sleep apnea, in addition […]


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Habits You Shouldn’t Hide from Your Dentist

If you really want to improve your health, you need to be honest with your dentist. Here are a few habits that you shouldn’t hide from your dentist, even if they aren’t representative of your best qualities. Using Tobacco Products There was a time when we didn’t realize how harmful tobacco is to our bodies, […]


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Why Is Plaque So Hard to Remove?

Plaque buildup can happen quickly, and it can contribute to a variety of oral health problems. It’s not impossible to remove plaque on your own, but some teeth might be difficult to reach, making it tough to clean them thoroughly enough. You might not have time to see the dentist, even though plaque is constantly […]


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What’s in Your Toothpaste?

It’s important to know what you’re putting into your body, even if you’re not consuming it. The right toothpaste is integral to your oral health, and your dentist can recommend the right kind for you. Fluoride and flavors are what make the toothbrushing experience, so read ahead and learn more about these ingredients. Fluoride Cavities occur […]


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Why CPAP Is Not Ideal for All Sleep Apnea Patients

Sleep apnea affects your life in more ways than you might expect it to, but there are treatment options available. CPAP has been a popular choice, although it might not be the best option for everyone. You can work on a treatment plan with your dentist, but in the meantime read on and see why […]


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Why Oral Piercings Pose a Threat to Your Teeth and Gums

While tongue rings and other piercings may be trending now, these devices can cause significant harm to your teeth and gums that lasts for life. If you want to protect your smile from decay, gum disease, and other serious issues, you may want to think twice before you head in for your piercing appointment. Read […]


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Who Is More Likely to Suffer from Sleep Apnea?

If your spouse has been complaining about your nighttime snoring, you may want to visit the dentist to see if you are suffering from sleep apnea. Far from a harmless condition, sleep apnea is a serious problem that can result in an obstructed airway, daytime fatigue, and other health concerns. When you are discussing sleep […]


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What Does Fluoride Do?

When you browse the toothpaste aisle at the drugstore, you may notice that nearly every tube on display contains fluoride. Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that helps to prevent cavities and strengthen teeth. Due to the cavity-fighting power of fluoride, this mineral is now a standard ingredient in today’s toothpastes, mouthwashes, and other oral […]


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Identify the Cause of Your Jaw Pain

Jaw pain can be an extremely uncomfortable condition that affects your ability to chew, swallow, or sleep restfully. If you have been struggling with pain in your jaw, now is the time to schedule an appointment with your dentist. Along with diagnosing the cause of your jaw pain, your dentist can treat the problem and […]


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Habits That Harm Your Teeth

While regular visits to the dentist will help to protect your oral health, great dental hygiene begins at home. By paying attention to your daily habits and activities, you can help to prevent some common oral health conditions that can affect the quality and condition of your teeth, gums, and jaw. If you want to […]


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Eating to Improve Your Smile

Certain foods and drinks are notorious for causing tooth staining, decay, and other oral health problems. If you want to maintain a healthy smile between trips to the dentist, you should reach for foods that naturally promote healthy teeth and gums. By changing your dietary habits, you can keep your oral health in top shape […]


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Don’t Let Dental Anxiety Get in the Way of Your Dental Health

Dental anxiety is a problem that keeps many people away from the dentist, for fear of pain, discomfort, and unpleasant sensations during routine dental visits. If dental anxiety has kept you out of the dentist’s office for many years, you may be happy to know that modern dental care is much gentler, quieter, and more […]


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How to Improve Your Flossing Technique

Flossing is just as essential to your oral health as brushing your teeth, but many people fail to floss enough or do it properly. In addition to making an effort to floss once daily, you should speak with your dentist or dental hygienist about the best strategies to improve your technique. This article will offer […]


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A Look at the Process of Tooth Decay

Tooth decay starts out as a minor, reversible problem, but it can quickly progress and do serious damage to your smile without the right treatment. Attending regular dental cleanings will help you prevent tooth decay from permanently harming your teeth, since your dentist can help stop decay in its tracks. To help you understand the […]


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Which Dental Problems Should Millennials Be Most Concerned About?

Though millennials may be changing the world, they do not always practice the most effective self-care. It’s common for millennials to skip visits to the doctor and the dentist, because it’s easy to think that your health is not a problem when you don’t have any symptoms. However, protecting your health now can help you […]


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How Do Dental Cleanings Differ from Brushing and Flossing at Home?

It’s a common misconception that individuals who brush and floss regularly and don’t have any noticeable dental problems do not need to see the dentist. However, avoiding the dentist’s office can have a negative impact on your oral health, even if you are not experiencing any symptoms of cavities or gum disease. To emphasize the […]


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Sleep Deprived? Check Your Blood Pressure

You’ve probably heard that getting a full night’s sleep is critical for good health, but do you know what exactly happens to the body when you don’t get enough sleep? Some of the effects are obvious. You may feel fatigued, irritable, or groggy when you haven’t slept enough the night before, but are you considering […]


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Exploring the Connection Between Bone Health and Sleep Apnea

Suffering from sleep apnea means more than coping with snoring and daytime fatigue. Sleep apnea is a serious condition that can affect all aspects of your health, including your bone and joint health. When you do not seek out treatment for sleep apnea, you could be putting your whole body at risk. Let’s take a […]


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What Does Sleep Deprivation Do to Your Brain?

If you have ever had a rough night sleeping, you have probably felt some of the impact that sleep can have on your wellbeing. Without enough sleep, you might spend the next day feeling achy, cranky, and sluggish, and these effects will only worsen over time. When sleep apnea or other sleep disorders rob you […]


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Why Your Heart Needs a Full Night’s Sleep

No matter your age, it is always important to think about your heart health and steps you can take to improve it. One of the steps to better heart health that is often overlooked is getting more restful sleep at night. If you have sleep apnea, this may be more of a challenge, but treatment […]


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How Losing Sleep Can Make You Hungrier

Sleep apnea has many direct effects on your health, and these conditions are reason enough to seek sleep apnea treatment that will help you sleep better. Still, it’s helpful to understand some of the indirect effects that sleep apnea may have on your health as it robs you of quality, restful sleep. If you are […]


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How Sleep Apnea Treatment Can Reduce Jaw Pain

There are many causes for jaw pain, including tooth grinding, TMJ disorders, and facial injuries. If you experience jaw pain and sleep apnea simultaneously, getting the sleep you need may feel impossible. To treat both of these issues and restore your health, you might visit your dentist to explore the possibility of using an oral […]


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