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What Types Of Surgical Procedures Are Performed To Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

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Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the muscles of the back of the throat relax and cause the airway to become narrow or closed off while sleeping. This causes the person to stop breathing frequently during sleep and may prevent them from resting properly due to waking up often. For some people, obstructive sleep apnea can be treated with medications, wearing a machine at night that produces air pressure that prevents the airway from closing or by wearing an oral appliance that keeps their tongue in the right position for breathing correctly while sleeping.…

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Tooth Decay and Young Children: What to Expect

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Did you know young children can suffer from tooth decay just like adults? Unfortunately, many parents do not realize this is possible. Because decay can begin at such an early age, it is important for parents to make sure their children are brushing regularly. If you have noticed a bit of decay or discoloration on your child’s teeth, it is best to bring him or her into the dental office for an evaluation.…

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Getting Dental Implants? 3 Things That Can Make Them Fail

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Dental implants are used to replace missing teeth, and they look like your normal teeth so no one will know you have them. If you are planning to get dental implants, they will likely work great for you. There are some things, however, that can cause them to fail, three of which are listed below. Diabetes That Is Not Controlled If you have diabetes, you need to make sure you keep it controlled before you even consider dental implants.…

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