How To Take Care Of New Dental Fillings

Posted on: 17 August 2015
Dental fillings restore most of your original tooth's functionality regardless of what type you get or where it's located. Fillings can last a number of years, with some designed to last a decade or more, but proper care can help make sure they last a long time and don't allow any further damage to your tooth. A tooth with a filling will never be as strong as the original intact tooth, so taking good care of your fillings is very important.
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How Your Dentist Can Help With Sleep Apnea

Posted on: 31 July 2015
Around 25 million American adults have obstructive sleep apnea. Sadly, it can go unnoticed for years while it interferes with your daily life. It doesn't have to be that way though. Speaking with your dentist about an oral appliance may help you sleep well for the first time in years. What Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea Has anyone ever told you that you snore abnormally loud? You may have obstructive sleep apnea. This form of sleep apnea is caused when the soft tissues of your throat relax, obstructing the airway.
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3 Myths About Oral Health That Put Your Baby's Smile At Risk

Posted on: 15 July 2015
As a parent, taking care of your baby's development is your first priority. You also need to be on top of things when it comes to your baby's oral health. Teething is an important milestone, but getting your fussy baby through erupting their first tooth is just the tip of the iceberg. Don't fall prey to common misconceptions about pediatric oral health. Here are three myths about oral health that put your baby's smile at risk.
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Your Child Has Gum Disease? 3 Things You May Want To Know

Posted on: 22 June 2015
If your child's pediatric dentist tells you that your child has gum disease, you may wonder how this happened and what treatment will be needed to fix it. The first thing you should know is that your child is not alone. According to the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, approximately 50% of kids have periodontitis–also known as gum disease. Here are three things you should know about kids and gum disease.
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