Pregnancy and Oral Health

ASIDE FROM THE OBVIOUS, there are all kinds of changes the body goes through during pregnancy. Some of them can even impact teeth and gums, from morning sickness to changing hormone levels that increase the risk of several oral health problems. Hormones Can Lead to Pregnancy Gingivitis Pregnancy is a very busy and exciting time, but … Read more

When Should You Visit the Dentist?

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Many people don’t like the way their teeth look, and even more people have dental issues that are going untreated. You shouldn’t have teeth pain or sensitivity to heat and cold. You shouldn’t be getting aches and pains in your jaw either, and you definitely shouldn’t be ashamed of showing off your smile. But a … Read more

What to Do When a Toothache Strikes

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TOOTHACHES CAN HAPPEN for a number of reasons. It’s important to know what to do about them, because they don’t always happen when the dentist’s office is open. Do you have a plan for how to deal with an after-hours toothache? Major Causes of Toothaches Tooth decay is the main culprit behind a painful tooth, but … Read more

Sleep Apnea, Jaws, and Gums

IN JUST THE UNITED STATES, sleep apnea affects over 18 million adults and up to 20 percent of children who habitually snore. Sleep apnea is a disorder involving brief, repeated interruptions to normal breathing during sleep. In addition to being potentially life-threatening, this disorder can be very harmful to oral health. The Different Types of Sleep … Read more

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