Celebrities Who Have Sleep Apnea

May 4, 2022

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Celebrity with sleep apnea having her picture taken.

Every night, millions of people miss out on countless hours of sleep because of sleep apnea—and many more cases go undiagnosed! However, this is a serious condition that doesn’t just influence your ability to rest; it can affect your overall health if you don’t seek treatment. That said, understanding how sleep apnea influences your body and knowing who else it affects can make seeking treatment a much easier task. Here’s what your dentist wants you to know about sleep apnea and treating it, along with some of the famous faces who also suffer from it.

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4 Benefits of Seeing Your Dentist Before Summer Vacation

April 5, 2022

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couple smiling during summer vacation

Summer is almost here and that means it’s about time to take a well-deserved vacation! Are you looking forward to going to the beach? Maybe you’re planning on a trip overseas? Whichever way you choose to spend your time, it might also be a good idea to schedule a dental visit before heading out. Read on to learn four benefits of seeing your dentist prior to your summer vacation.

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5 Tips to Freshen Your Smile for Spring Cleaning

March 22, 2022

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Woman smiling outside

Now that springtime is just getting started, it’s a great time to begin throwing out all of that clutter that’s accumulated over the past year. As you are tidying up your living space, it’s also a good idea to consider all the different ways you can freshen up your smile. After all – the weather will be warming up soon, so you especially don’t want to be dealing with a dental emergency. Here are some spring cleaning tips to benefit your smile.

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The Top 7 Most Common Risk Factors of Gum Disease

March 9, 2022

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person concerned about gum disease poking at gums

Periodontal disease, also called gum disease, is the leading cause of tooth loss in the United States. Though this gum infection is generally easy to prevent with proper brushing and flossing, one in seven adults between the ages of 35 and 44 have some form of it. Read on to learn about seven gum disease risk factors that raise your chances of developing this condition.

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How to Tell When It’s Time to Replace Your Dentures

February 8, 2022

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patient smiling with dentures

Extensive tooth loss can affect more than just your appearance – it can impact your quality of life as well. Fortunately, dentures are an excellent way to restore your grin and eat, speak, and smile just like you used to! Although they’re certainly a long-lasting solution for missing teeth, they’re not designed to last forever. With that in mind, here are a few signs indications that it’s time to repair or replace your oral appliances.

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Flossing for Your New Year’s Resolution? Here Are Some Tips!

January 6, 2022

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Woman flossing

When you head to the dental office for your regular checkups, are you told that you haven’t been flossing enough? Even though you wish there was a shortcut to avoid being told this, there simply isn’t one. Flossing is crucial in order to maintain excellent oral health. That’s why it makes such a great New Year’s resolution. Continue reading to learn more from your dentist about why flossing is so important as well as some tips to help you get started.

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A Guide to Smoothly Transitioning from Dentures to Dental Implants

December 1, 2021

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Closeup of mature woman smiling while on the phone

Dentures have helped millions of patients over the years regain the smile and bite they’ve been missing. While they come with a number of benefits, there are a few drawbacks, such as unwanted slippage and a shorter lifespan. The good news is there is a superior tooth-replacement solution available: dental implants. If you’re interested in making the transition from dentures, then keep reading to learn five must-know tips!

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4 Tips Use It Before You Lose It

September 12, 2021

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Dental appointment circled on calendar Your smile relies on more than your toothbrush and floss to stay healthy. The American Dental Association recommends a cleaning and checkup every 6 months, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates one-third of adults haven’t visited a dentist in the past year. The ADA reports 40% of adults don’t schedule appointments because they’re concerned about the cost, but a healthy smile is more affordable than many people realize. 77% of Americans have dental insurance, which provides diagnostic, preventive, and restorative dentistry for reduced rates. Here are 4 tips to achieve a beautiful smile without breaking the bank.

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What Are the Dangers of Mail-In Clear Aligners?

August 30, 2021

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woman in shock covering her mouth

A smile is the first thing most people notice when meeting someone for the first time. If you have crooked teeth, you might feel self-conscious and try to hide them every time you speak, eat, or laugh. Luckily, clear aligners can correct any misalignment and give you a straighter smile in no time! However, orthodontists and the American Dental Association (ADA) are sounding the alarm on mail-in clear aligners – here’s why.

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5 Tips to Prevent Summer Vacation Dental Emergencies

July 5, 2021

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Prevent dental emergencies while on vacationSummer is finally here! You have your bags packed, and you’re ready to hit the road to take your dream vacation. The last thing you’d expect to ruin your travel plans is a dental emergency. Although you might not believe you’re at risk, 1 in 6 Americans has one annually. While there is never a good time for one to occur, an unexpected trip to your dentist can quickly put a kink in your summer plans. Don’t worry, here are 5 tips to prevent dental emergencies from interrupting your vacation.

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