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Unknown Things That Dentists Treat

Unknown Things That Dentists Treat

by Shearly (SU)
If you have had regular dentist checkups, you probably have a good idea about the things they look out for and treat. And, chances are, you may have been treated for things such as:

Causes of Bad Breath

Causes of Bad Breath

by Shearly (SU)
Many people have bad breath at some point, whether they notice it or not. The American Dental Association states that 50 percent of all adults reported having bad breath at one time or another. We interact with many people during our business and social activities, so having bad breath, or just worrying about bad breath can affect your quality of life. It’s also a sign of possible health concerns, so bad breath shouldn’t be ignored.

How to Properly Select the Correct Toothbrush

How to Properly Select the Correct Toothbrush

by Shearly (SU)
When was the last time you took a stroll down the oral care aisle at the drugstore? Toothpastes, toothbrushes, mouthwash, floss – all meant to fulfill your dental needs and ensure your mouth stays as healthy as possible. Looking through the toothbrushes, you notice they are all different shapes and sizes, ranging from soft to hard, cheap to expensive. So, how do you cut through all the excess and find the best one for your needs?

Three Things to Know About Dental Implants

Three Things to Know About Dental Implants

by Natalie (SU)
Dental implants are a relatively new way to replace a missing tooth or teeth. Before dental implant procedures became readily available, many people had limited options, such as full or partial dentures. A dental implant is permanent, and looks and feels like your natural tooth. Before you consider getting dental implants, here are three things you should know.

Can Your Dentist Help with Sleep Apnea?

Can Your Dentist Help with Sleep Apnea?

by Natalie (SU)
Sleep apnea occurs when breathing is obstructed or halted repeatedly during sleep. There are a few different types and causes, where the muscles in the back of the throat, tongue, and/or jaw all possibly playing a role. Many times, your dentist is the first to see the signs of sleep apnea and start the process of diagnosis and treatment.