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Dental Appliances

Caring for Your Oral Appliances

Taking the best care of your teeth should always involve habits like brushing, flossing, and making it to your regularly scheduled dental appointments for checkups and cleanings. Sometimes, it also involves wearing an oral appliance. Straightening your teeth with braces or Invisalign, wearing a retainer, an oral sleep appliance, or dentures all make it very

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The Mental and Emotional Weight of Sleep Apnea

The Mental and Emotional Weight of Sleep Apnea

It’s no surprise that when you don’t get enough sleep, you tend to become more irritable and emotionally volatile than usual.  You may struggle to keep a calm tone of voice with your children or find yourself snapping at your spouse or co-worker over nothing. Not only do you feel surly and fractious, you also

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wisdom teeth

Four Things to Know About Your Wisdom Teeth

Your third set of molars can sometimes be more trouble than they’re worth.  They come in during your late teen years, pressing against other teeth, causing pain, jaw problems, and even decay in otherwise healthy teeth. Wisdom teeth don’t make you any wiser, but they can give you a headache – literally!  Here are four

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Three Extracurriculars Where Invisalign Shines

As you prepare to send your children back to school, you probably have a set of lists: final summer activities to do, supplies to purchase, lunches to try, forms to fill out, dates to put on your calendar, doctor appointments to go to. Hopefully, you’ve made arrangements to have their teeth cleaned and checked before

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You Don’t Have to Keep Snoring!

Sleep apnea: it’s more than snoring, though that’s often how it starts. In the most severe cases, the central nervous system’s attempts to get oxygen to result in several periods of wakefulness through the night. Most people don’t realize they are waking up so much or how little sleep they are getting. But ongoing apnea

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