Understand the Connection Between Teeth Grinding and Sleep Apnea

Understand the Connection Between Teeth Grinding and Sleep Apnea

Do you grind your teeth while you sleep? If the answer is yes, do you know if you also suffer from sleep apnea?  According to research presented at the American College of Chest Physicians’ 2009 international meeting, nearly one quarter of people who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) also grind their teeth at night. The number is even higher for Caucasians and men. Eight percent of Americans suffer from bruxism, or teeth-grinding. This condition is commonly…

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10 things you should know about good oral health

10 things you should know about good oral health

It is important for us to know about good oral health. It is to make sure our oral health in better condition. Read this 10 things you should know about good oral health :- 1) Tooth decay is preventable. It occurs when bacteria on teeth consume sugar to produce an acid that breaks down tooth mineral (demineralization). Fluoride use, good eating and feeding habits, good oral health habits and regular dental visits work together to…

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Beware of your toothbrush

Beware of your toothbrush

Do you know that toothbrush could be danger equipment for you? There are news that fatal germs are living on toothbrush because user don’t wash it properly. Your toothbrush is home to more than 100 million bacteria including E. coli and staphylococci (Staph) bacteria. There (are) hundreds of microorganisms in our mouths every day. Even plaque, the stuff you are trying to brush off your teeth is a type of bacteria. None of this is cause…

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Filling the Gaps on Dental Ceramics

Filling the Gaps on Dental Ceramics

Very few people relish the thought of a trip to the dentist; yet few think beyond the pink mouthwash and the waiting room magazines to the very materials that are designed to replace missing or damaged dental structures. The false teeth, crowns and bridges that give us the film star smiles we desire. The enamel protecting our teeth is the hardest material in our bodies. It is classed as a ceramic and material such as…

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