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Dental Health Guide to Energy Drinks

Your Dental Health Guide to Energy Drinks: Tips and Tricks

Energy drinks are a popular refreshment for most people with an active, healthy lifestyle, but it is the farthest thing from a healthy drink. Just like other deceptively healthy drinks, you should be careful about how much you take since it can damage your teeth. But what exactly makes energy drinks damaging to your oral health? 

This guide will talk about energy drinks and what they contain that can damage your oral health. We will also discuss tips to manage your energy drink intake and other related dangerous beverages. Take this as an opportunity to look after your dental health, well-being, and maintain your healthy lifestyle. 

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What Type of Doctor do you see for Sleep Apnea

What Type of Doctor do you see for Sleep Apnea?

Snoring and sleep apnea are the source of common health and oral health issues. So it isn’t surprising that patients often ask us – what type of doctor do you see for sleep apnea?

In short, the answer to that question – what type of doctor do you see for sleep apnea, varies depending on the severity of the sleep apnea and the causes. There are different types of sleep apnea, including obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea. Within both types, the symptoms and resulting health problems may range from mild to severe.

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What is a Myofunctional Therapist

What is a Myofunctional Therapist?

Patients often ask us – what is a myofunctional therapist? We hope this article brings you up to speed on what is a myofunctional therapist, what it does and what kind of patients may benefit from this therapeutic treatment.

Please keep in mind that this article about what is a myofunctional therapist is not intended to substitute professional medical or dental care. It is simply part of our series to keep our patients well informed to make the best decisions for themselves and their families. Let’s first understand what is a myofunctional therapist.

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what are the different types of mouthwash

What are the Different Types of Mouthwash and Which are Best?

Sometimes patients ask – what are the different types of mouthwash? The next question usually is, “which are best?” The answer depends on your needs and preferences. 

This article is not a substitute for professional dental advice. Please see your dental health provider discuss any dental health issues or concerns. We hope this article empowers you to make healthy decisions for you and your family.

Some people use mouthwash for cosmetic reasons such as whitening their teeth or freshening their breath. Others use mouthwash for more therapeutic reasons such as cavity prevention or to fight gum disease. Some therapeutic mouthwashes are prescription-only while others are available to purchase over-the-counter.

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electric toothbrush vs manual toothbrush

Electric Toothbrush vs Manual Toothbrush: Our Complete Guide

Everyone knows they must brush their teeth, but sometimes patients are unsure of the best way to brush their teeth. When it comes to choosing between an electric toothbrush vs manual toothbrush, some people feel overwhelmed by the choice.

We hope this guide will help you make the best decision for yourself and your family. This article isn’t intended to replace professional dental care. The choice between an electric toothbrush vs manual toothbrush depends largely on your preferences, budget, lifestyle, and oral hygiene needs.

Whichever option you choose, we urge all of our patients to brush their teeth twice a day using a soft-bristled toothbrush and a toothpaste containing fluoride. Please change your toothbrush every two to three months. We also urge you to floss daily. Finally, visit your dentist as recommended for a thorough examination and professional cleaning. Once you have the basics down, most of the other options are just details. 

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