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Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Straighten Your Teeth

If you are considering braces or other orthodontic treatments, you might find excuses to postpone treatment until another day. There’s always something to do today. Expenses and bills. Distractions. But if you have crooked teeth, postponing straightening can be damaging to your teeth and your overall health. Here are [...]

By |December 5th, 2018|Categories: Orthodontics|

What Your Dentist Doesn’t Know Could Be Hurting You

The word “dentist” literally means “tooth-ist,” and many dentists take that to heart. They see themselves as tooth workers. Sure, they may pay attention to the gums around the teeth, but beyond that, they may have little concern for you outside your mouth. And that can be a problem. Your teeth are just one part [...]

By |November 14th, 2018|Categories: tmj|

Gum Disease Linked to High Blood Pressure

A new study shows that people with gum disease are more likely to have high blood pressure, also called hypertension. Although the study was conducted in Italy, it’s based on data from the US. It reminds us that oral hygiene--including regular checkups and professional cleanings--does more than protect your teeth. It can [...]

6 Reasons to Get Reconstructive Dentistry Now

Do you have dental problems that need reconstructive dentistry? It’s tempting to put it off, but you shouldn’t. In fact, there are many good reasons to stop postponing your reconstructive dentistry and get treatment now. It’s Better Than Ever Reconstructive dentistry is a medical science that is constantly improving. Reconstructive dentistry is [...]

Are Your Teeth Being Eroded?

What in your body is harder than bone? Tooth enamel. Tooth enamel is 96% mineral, it’s practically a rock. For comparison, bone is only about 70% mineral. That’s why the body has limited mechanisms to heal our teeth. It’s not impossible, but it’s a slow mechanism, much slower than the destructive forces we encounter every [...]

Immediate Benefits of Sleep Apnea Treatment

Sleep apnea is a very serious health condition that can have long-term consequences for your happiness, health, and even your life. Because these dangers are so serious, we have a tendency to focus on them as the main reasons why you should get sleep apnea treatment. However, there are also many benefits [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Sleep Apnea|
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