What are the Risks if OSA is Left Untreated?

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When it comes to snoring, it can cause both you and your partner a bad night’s sleep. However, if your snoring is due to obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), it can be an indication of a much bigger issue. OSA can also increase your risk of other health problems, such as diabetes and high blood pressure, when left untreated. It can …

Is snoring keeping you or your loved ones awake?

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Snoring is one of the most common signs of a serious health condition called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). While many people dismiss snoring as something common and comical, it should not be easily overlooked as the sign of something far more threatening to your health. It is a common condition that affects nearly 22 million American adults, according to the American Sleep …

How to Choose a Family Dentist

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Great family dentists are different things to different families though there are a few core things they all share in common. When you’re looking for a Lakeview dentist to serve the oral health needs of your family, these things will help you choose the right dentist for your family’s needs. Meet the Staff and the Dentist Choosing a dentist doesn’t …

Top Tips for Getting Kids to Brush Their Teeth

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Top Tips for Getting Kids to Brush Their Teeth Every parent knows just how difficult it can be to make your children do anything they don’t want to. However, getting your kids into the habit of practicing good oral hygiene is something that will serve them well for the rest of their lives. The importance of a good, regular, teeth-brushing …

The Benefits of Straight Teeth with an Easier Cleaning Option

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One of the biggest challenges of having braces is removing all the food that gets trapped in the brackets and wires. This can often lead to plaque buildup and eventually tooth decay. With Invisalign, the aligners are removable, so it’s easy to continue brushing and flossing your teeth the way you normally do, while gaining a confident smile and reducing …

Sleep Apnea — Know The Facts

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Tossing, turning, snoring and waking up “foggy” and/or “cloudy” might mean more than just a bad night’s sleep, especially if it is happening on a regular basis. For many, sleep apnea is to blame for these symptoms. With sleep apnea, your breathing is disrupted while you are asleep. The results range from short-term sleepiness to long-term health risks. You’d be …

Are You Lacking Confidence? Your Smile Might Be The Problem

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Unfortunately not everyone is born with a perfect set of teeth. It’s estimated that 75 percent of Americans today need orthodontics and other cosmetic improvements to achieve that “perfect” smile. Psychologists and experts have found that a person’s level of confidence is often related to the appearance of their teeth. The appearance of one’s teeth affects their willingness to smile …

3 Ways to a Whiter Smile

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Everyone loves a gorgeous, bright-white smile, and there are some natural methods to help brighten your smile — in between visits to the dentist of course. Try the following: Eat Your Greens – And Lots of Them Leafy greens are good for so many things, especially when it comes to your health. Stock up on broccoli and kale as these …