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The Link Between Obesity & Oral Health
What Is Obesity? Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the excess that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to increased health problems and reduced life expectancy.
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What Your Tongue Can Tell You About Your Health
Bumps and spots on your tongue can be normal – but at what point is it necessary to have a doctor or dentist check it out, to be certain? A “normal” tongue, the group of muscles attached to the bottom of your mouth, looks pinkish-red, with variations in surface texture.
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Weight Gain and Sleep Apnea
Have you ever woken up after a full night’s sleep only to be more tired than when you went to bed? There are many factors that could be the cause of this, but one of the most common is sleep apnea – a sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts, causing frequent waking […]
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Constant Sweet Tooth?
How to Protect Your Teeth From Your Cravings Whether it’s ice cream or birthday cake, most of us suffer from fairly consistent sugar cravings. According to dieticians, indulging in these cravings in moderation is okay for our diets, but what about our teeth?
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What Foods Can I Eat After Wisdom Teeth Extraction?
Having your wisdom teeth pulled is usually inevitable and unavoidable, which is why so many dread the day of their surgery. While your dentist will prescribe you some medication to quell the pain, he or she will also recommend you change what and how you eat for the days or weeks following your procedure.
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Can Adults Get Orthodontics?
With developments in orthodontics in recent years, more and more adults are seeking treatment for oral difficulties they’ve been experiencing since childhood. Here are the key differences between orthodontics for adults and for younger patients: Adult patients often have conditions younger patients don’t often suffer from, such as insufficient bone between the roots for adequate […]
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Can a Dentist Help My Snoring?
Snoring occurs when the vibration of tissues of the respiratory organs produces sound when a person is sleeping. No doubt snoring is firstly a social problem, studies tend to show that it is much more than an annoyance.
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