Woman covering her ears with a pillow because of her partners loud snoring from sleep apnea

Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that affects airflow during breathing. While sleeping, the muscles in the back of the throat collapse, obstructing the flow of air. This causes sleep disturbance, as well as low blood oxygen levels. If left untreated, obstructive sleep apnea can affect your overall health and eventually cause hypertension, heart […]

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Pain can occur in any number of places in your mouth: teeth, gums, roots, the palate, tongue and jaw. Cavities are a common culprit causing pain. Untreated cavities can impact nerves because of infections of the tooth and gums. Impacted and abscessed teeth and sore jaws from teeth grinding are other common causes of pain. […]

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Does mercury in the silver fillings in your mouth pose any long-term health risks? Does fluoride, in spite of everything we’ve been told since childhood, actually cause more harm than good? What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health? This section is dedicated to the latest information about these […]

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What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

People choose cosmetic dental procedures for various reasons – to repair a defect such as a malformed bite or crooked teeth, treat an injury, or just improve their overall appearance. For these and many other reasons, cosmetic dentistry has become a vital and important part of the dental profession and one of the fastest growing […]

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