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Posts From January, 2013

Porcelain Veneers as part of a Smile Makeover

In many ways, porcelain veneers are an ideal restoration to include in a smile makeover. Porcelain veneers can address many different cosmetic dental problems, and the goal of a smile makeover is to improve multiple points of dissatisfaction you have with your smile. Using veneers, your smile makeover can improve just about any tooth flaw, […]

Sleep Apnea and its Connection to Obesity

Sleep disorders are a common problem for people who are obese. According to a 2003 poll by the National Sleep Foundation, 77 percent of obese adults report some type of sleep problem. For sleep apnea specifically, obesity can contribute to the sleep disorder because of increased neck size and excess fat in the throat area. […]

Jaw Alignment and your Head, Face and Body

The alignment of your jaw not only affects your teeth, jaw problems can affect your head, neck, face, and body. The network of nerves and muscles in your jaw affect muscles elsewhere in your body, and thus general pain symptoms may point to temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ or TMD). TMJ disorder can cause pain that […]

Health Conditions your Dentist may Notice First

Your general dentist may be the first health professional to notice the signs of a serious health condition. Your teeth and mouth can show the signs of health problems, and if you visit your dentist routinely, he or she may be the first to alert you to early warning signs. Some of the health conditions […]

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