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Learn how Sleep Loss can make you Sick

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Does it seem as if you are always sick? Do you get over a cold or illness, and then contract another one soon thereafter? Your inability to get well may be tied to your sleep patterns. Scientific research continues to establish a link between sleep deprivation and the impeded…

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Three Types of Tooth Pain and how your Dentist can Help

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Nothing can ruin your day quite like a toothache. Tooth pain can affect your ability to eat. You may feel it when you make certain movements, or it might be severe enough to keep you up at night. Tooth pain has a habit of showing up at the most…

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Thumb Sucking can Alter your Child’s Looks

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA It may look cute when your child sucks their thumb, but this habit actually can have a major negative effect on their teeth and even alter the development of their facial structure. Read on to learn about the dangers of thumb sucking, and how myofunctional therapists in San Francisco…

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Snoring doesn’t have to be your Life

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Sleep apnea is the leading cause of snoring while asleep. It causes your body to absorb less oxygen, and there are times during sleep that your body actually stops breathing, which disturbs your nervous system and robs you of the restful sleep that you need. You may not even…

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What you should know about your child’s first dental visit

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA As parents, you can set up your children for a lifetime of good oral health by maintaining a regular schedule of dental visits, starting early in life. The American Dental Association recommends you take your child to the dentist after their first birthday or when the first primary tooth…

Which would you choose: A Perfect Body or a Perfect Smile?

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA If you got to choose between either a perfect body or a perfect smile, which would it be? Research conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) states that consumers are more likely to spend money on improving their smile than their waistline. Here’s why this makes sense…

Ring in the New Year with a confident Smile

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA It’s almost that time again when we ring in the New Year.Can you believe it’s almost 2019? Maybe you promised yourself a new smile along time ago but never got around to taking that first step to getting started. Don’t delay any longer! Now is the perfect time to…

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How to Deal with a Dental Emergency over the Holidays

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Most of us love the holidays! Time off from work, togetherness with friends and family, plus, who could resist all the delicious food! But, what do you do when you suddenly have a toothache or broken tooth, and it’s the holidays? While most dental offices are closed on major…

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Be Thankful for your Dentist

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA The holiday season is almost here. For many of us, this is a fun but hectic time of year, but did you know that the holidays also pose a threat to your oral health? Between the plethora of sugary treats that are available at seemingly every holiday function and…

dental implants worth the cost
Are Dental Implants Worth the Cost

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA While losing a tooth is an unwelcome experience, you will have options to replace it. A dental implant in San Francisco may be a choice offered to you. It is a permanent and expensive option, although there are other less permanent and expensive options that do not begin to…