Can I Self-Diagnose Sleep Apnea?

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Sleep apnea is a sleep condition characterized by the patient’s breathing being temporarily disrupted. This is due to an obstructed airway in the back of the throat. The episodes of breathing cessation can last more than twenty seconds. Nearly 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, and more than half of cases go undiagnosed. It seems […]

Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!

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As if you needed another reason to keep your gums in first-rate condition. Scientists have found a link between bacteria that cause periodontitis (advanced gum disease) and Alzheimer’s Disease. Porphyomonas gingivalis is a bacteria that often leads to chronic periodontitis. The bacteria was discovered in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. The research study, “Porphyromonas gingivalis […]

Do You Grind Your Teeth While You Sleep?

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Here is the Almeida & Bell Aesthetic Dental Center guide to treating teeth grinding. Understand Most teeth grinding will occur while sleeping. Regular teeth grinding might lead to a sore jaw or headaches in the mornings. While anxiety or stress can be contributors, they are not the only reasons that grinding may appear, as it […]

Attack Of The Gummi Bear

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Here at the Lone Tree dental blog, we never like to be the bearers of bad news, but we are dedicated to our patients’ oral health. So, today we offer an important warning about a lesser-known danger of sticky candy. Most people probably know that sugar is not your teeth’s friend. Eating candy creates the […]