What Are the Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

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Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition that makes it hard for sufferers to breathe at night. This kind of disrupted sleep results in low oxygen levels and constant fatigue and is associated with medical problems, such as high blood pressure, stroke, and heart attack. Sleep apnea is a serious disorder that can affect your quality of life. If you have any of the following symptoms, you may have sleep apnea and should see your doctor: What Causes Obstructive Sleep Apnea?[…] Read More

What Are the Symptoms of TMJ Disorders?

TMJ disorders refer to dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint that connects the two parts of the jaw and makes it possible to open and close the mouth. When these joints do not function properly, smiling, laughing, speaking, eating, and yawning can become problematic. Severe TMJ disorder can make it difficult to chew or even open the mouth wide enough to bite. Common symptoms of TMJ disorder include some or all of the following: What Causes TMJ Disorders? TMJ disorder occurs[…] Read More

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All-On-X Dental Implants: What You Should Know

All-on-X is the name of a dental implant procedure that enables multiple missing teeth to be replaced with just four implants. Instead of each tooth requiring its implant to anchor a replacement, four implants supporting a fixed prosthetic arch are angled into the jawbone. This saves time and money, resulting in a new natural smile and improved oral function – all in one day! How Do All-On-X Dental Implants Work? Your surgeon will evaluate your oral health, bone density, and[…] Read More

What Is Immediate Dental Implant Placement?

Dental implants are a popular tooth replacement option for patients with broken or missing teeth. Durable and long-lasting, dental implants have the appearance and function of natural teeth, with fewer restrictions and maintenance than other replacement options. There are different approaches to dental implants, including immediate implant placement. Immediate implant placement is an innovative procedure wherein an oral surgeon embeds the implant directly into the jaw immediately following tooth extraction. The extraction simplifies the replacement process as the implant’s root[…] Read More

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