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What are deep gum pockets and could they affect you?

Gum pockets are the spaces or gaps that are in-between your teeth and the gum that surround it. Your dentist or dental hygienist may use a tiny little ruler that is also known as a probe to measure the space between your gum and your tooth (the pocket). If you currently have healthy gums then […]

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Sleep Deprivation and Oral Health

You’ve heard that sleep is good for your health but did you know that your oral and dental health also depends on your sleep? That’s right, a good night’s sleep is essential when it comes to maintaining great teeth and gums. If your sleeping habits are poor, you run the risk of having jaw and […]

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Importance of Sleep for Childhood Health

We all know the correlation between a good night’s sleep and general wellbeing of health. While it is true for people of all age groups, it is even more important for children, as proper sleep and rest levels is required for them as they are rapidly growing and evolving which consumes a significant amount of […]

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Swollen Tonsils and sleep

There can be some dental ailments whose cause can be something which is not related to the teeth at all. One such example can be the weak immune system, which would make the teeth and the gums more susceptible to attacks from bacteria and other pathogens. Another major example includes swollen tonsils, which would hinder […]

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Sleep apnea and how dentists can help

Dentists are usually associated with the treatment of dental and oral problems, but in reality they can help with a lot more issues in addition to tooth and oral ailments. One such problem where dentists can help is the treatment of sleep apnea. But first, let us know what sleep apnea is. Sleep apnea is […]

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Ways to stop grinding your teeth when sleeping

A lot of people have the tendency to grind or clench their teeth and this condition of gnashing of teeth together is called Bruxism. The majority of people suffering from Bruxism do not even know about it. Several others grind their teeth when they are sleeping, with the condition being termed as sleep bruxism. It […]

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Dental Reasons Why You Snore

Have you ever been shook awake by your partner because you were snoring too loudly? Maybe you woke yourself up out of a night’s rest. Perhaps you don’t even know what it feels like to have a restful night of sleep anymore, because you are constantly being woken up by snoring related reasons. Did you […]

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How grinding your teeth at night can be connected to sleep apnea

Teeth grinding, also known as Bruxism is the process of involuntary grinding or clenching of teeth. Bruxism is divided into two types. Awake Bruxism and sleep Bruxism. These two types are totally different considering the damage that they cause to the teeth. Sleep Bruxism is considered to be way more dangerous than Awake Bruxism. When […]

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