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The Connection Between Sleep Apnea and Dental Health

How’s your sleep these days? Many of us work stressful jobs and juggle numerous other obligations, which can interfere with sleep quality. However, excessive daytime sleepiness, waking up with a sore jaw and other symptoms can indicate a more serious problem. Sleep apnea is a condition where a person’s throat muscles obstruct their airways when they’re asleep. As a result,…

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Dental Guidelines for Caregivers

Taking care of elderly or disabled loved ones is rewarding, but can also be challenging. You may be responsible for managing many of their needs, including their oral health routine. Oral health can dramatically affect a person’s overall well-being therefore, it is important to ensure their dental hygiene is a top priority. Thanks to arthritis and other age-related conditions, your…

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The Connection Between Oral Health and Heart Health

While more research is necessary, past studies have shown a possible connection between oral health and heart health. Researchers found a connection between tooth loss patterns and coronary artery disease. The studies also showed those with moderate to advanced gum disease may be at a higher risk of developing heart disease. Below, we covered what you need to know about…

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How to Prevent Tonsil Stones

Tonsils are one of the more mysterious parts of the human anatomy. Many experts believe tonsils are part of the immune systems and act as traps for viruses and bacteria that you either ingest or breathe. Some people, young and not so young, experience chronic inflammation of the tonsils and must have them surgically removed. This surgical procedure is very…

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