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What’s the best way to brush your teeth?

What’s the best way to brush your teeth?

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Brushing your teeth is essential to good oral health. It helps to protect both your gums and teeth by removing plaque and bacteria. But, if done incorrectly, it may not be working for you the way it should. Our collective … Continue reading

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The Connection between Sleep Apnea and High Blood Pressure

The Connection between Sleep Apnea and High Blood Pressure

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There seems to be significant evidence to support a connection between sleep apnea and hypertension (high blood pressure). A Very Relevant Statistic: As many as 60 % of individuals with sleep apnea have high blood pressure. Below we briefly discuss … Continue reading

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A Very Simple Sleep Questionnaire

A Very Simple Sleep Questionnaire

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The form below is worth taking the time to fill out. It’s quite short and straight forward and may lead you in a positive direction towards your overall improved physical and mental health. Epworth Sleepiness Scale How likely are you … Continue reading

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Relaxation Techniques for the Anxious Dental Patient

Relaxation Techniques for the Anxious Dental Patient

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“Focus on the sensation of relaxation, breathe in hope, breathe out fear”… this is a nice mantra and for some anxious people, sayings like this work, but for others it is just not enough. Let’s look at some other coping … Continue reading

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Dentistry and Allergies Part 4: Penicillin and Codeine

Dentistry and Allergies Part 4: Penicillin and Codeine

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We conclude our series on common dental allergies with a brief look at two medications that are frequently prescribed to patients – penicillin and codeine. Penicillin An allergy to penicillin is very common…it includes 10 % of all people. It … Continue reading

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Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis

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Anaphylaxis is a severe acute allergic reaction that progresses quickly and can lead to death; therefore, immediate medical attention is necessary. It occurs when an individual is exposed to an allergen. An allergen is a substance which causes the allergic … Continue reading

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Planning for a Dental Implant

Planning for a Dental Implant

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There have been great advances in the world of technology over the years…and the world of dentistry is no different. Dental Implants being just one such example. Dental Implants were first placed in the jaw decades ago and to this … Continue reading

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What is the Best Dental Insurance to Have?

What is the Best Dental Insurance to Have?

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That’s a really hard question to answer, but based on my 25 years of experience of working in the dental field, the plan that the patient gets the most out of is a good basic one. 1) Q: What is … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Smile

A Beautiful Smile

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  A beautiful smile can say so much without actually ‘saying’ anything at all. To me, a beautiful smile conveys: 1) Happiness – Although true happiness and beauty come from within (yes I really do believe this), what people see … Continue reading

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Pregnancy and Your Gums

Pregnancy and Your Gums

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You may have thought that during your pregnancy, only your stomach would grow as each month went by, but actually your gums can be affected as well. Let’s rewind: refresh by reviewing the blog Proper Oral Hygiene Techniques Part 1, … Continue reading

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