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When Is It Necessary To Get A Mouth Guard?

When Is It Necessary To Get A Mouth Guard?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
A mouthguard is a plastic device you wear at night to protect the mouth, teeth, and jaw. Picture the cleaning trays that are fitted over your teeth at your dentist’s office when you get them whitened.

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.