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Debunking 6 Common Myths About Sleep Apnea

September 7, 2021

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man with sleep apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a sleep disorder that affects about 22 million Americans. However, almost 80% of those people are undiagnosed. That’s primarily because there are several misconceptions about the disorder, which can prevent people from getting a diagnosis and seeking the treatment they need. So, let’s set the record straight once and for all! Read along as we debunk six common sleep apnea myths.


7 Dental Implant Terms That You Should Know

August 12, 2021

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Man smiling with dental implants

Tooth loss is a common issue throughout the United States. The good news is that losing a tooth doesn’t mean that you have to go the rest of your life without it. There are several tooth replacement options out there to help people get their smiles back. Dental implants are a preferred method because of their numerous benefits. However, you still want to be well informed before opting for the treatment. Continue reading to learn about some common dental implant terms you should know.


Eat Up! You Can Enjoy These Summer Foods with Dental Implants

July 13, 2021

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grilling food outdoors during summer

With summer in full swing, most people can expect to attend several backyard BBQs and cookouts in the coming months. These events are synonymous with delicious, mouthwatering foods that everyone can’t wait to dig into. But if you have missing teeth, you might have to miss out on certain meals because you can’t eat them comfortably. Fortunately, dental implants are a great method of tooth replacement that can help you enjoy your favorite summer foods once again! Read on to learn more about this solution.


5 Oral Health Tips to Keep Your Smile Healthy This Summer

June 22, 2021

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Woman smiling at beach

It’s been a long year, but the time you have been waiting for is finally here! There are so many fun things that you have planned for the season. You’re able to take a few more days off work, friends and family will be around, and you may even have a beach vacation planned. With so many exciting activities at stake, this certainly isn’t the time to neglect your smile. Here are some summer oral health tips from a prosthodontist in San Diego to keep your teeth in excellent shape!


5 Dangers of Choosing Discounted Dental Implants

May 25, 2021

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Discount tags for dental implants in San DiegoDental implants in San Diego are a big investment because they can last forever with the right care. Unfortunately, they can be quite costly upfront. Many people try to find the cheapest option, but are bargain implants really the best decision for your smile? Although you’ll save money initially, discounted dental implants can lead to expensive complications down the road. Here are 5 risks of choosing the price over quality.


How to Avoid a Dental Implant Failure

April 7, 2021

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Dental implant

One of the great things about living in today’s world is the fact that you no longer need to settle for missing teeth. There are several different tooth replacement options out there to choose from, including dental implants. Dental implants in San Diego have become popular because of their many benefits, like being long lasting and having a high success rate. However, a dental implant failure is still possible. Continue reading to learn why this happens and what you can do to prevent them from occurring.


Are You Too Old for Dental Implants?

March 4, 2021

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Elderly woman at the dentist

Are you missing teeth? One of the many great things about living in today’s world is the fact that missing teeth can be a thing of the past. You no longer need to settle for gaps in your smile. There are all sorts of different tooth replacement options out there to choose from, with dental implants being a preferred method by dentists and patients alike. Once you reach a certain age, you may be wondering if you are too old for this procedure. Continue reading to learn more about the benefits of dental implants as well as the best age to get them.


What to Expect When Recovering from a Full Mouth Reconstruction

February 4, 2021

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woman smiling after full mouth reconstruction

If you have multiple dental issues that need to be addressed, your dentist may suggest a full mouth reconstruction, which involves several restorative procedures being combined into one comprehensive treatment plan. In varying degrees, this can be an involved process, so what can you expect when recovering? Continue reading to get the answers from a local dentist.


How Dentures Have Evolved Throughout the Centuries

January 18, 2021

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learning about the evolution of dentures

Dentures are thousands of years old. Thankfully, they aren’t the same as they were in ancient times. The evolution of dentures is an example of the resilience of mankind and the ever-present desire to improve. Continue reading to learn how the dentures available today came to be so comfortable and functional.


6 Ways to Keep Your Smile Healthy for the Holidays

December 12, 2020

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Father and child celebrate season with holiday foods, tree, and hats

It’s the holiday season once again! While celebrating in 2020 may be somewhat different for you and your family than previous years, it’s still a wonderful time to enjoy the company of our loved ones, eat delicious holiday foods, and remember what we’re thankful for. Unfortunately, the fall and winter seasons are notoriously tough on oral health. Keep these six simple but effective tips in mind to maintain a happy, healthy smile well into the new year.

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