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How not to let Holiday Stress Wreck your Teeth

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Holidays are supposed to be joyful, but the “most wonderful time of the year” also is a time of extreme stress for many people. We stress about our kids going out on Halloween, or worry about our Thanksgiving dinner being cooked perfectly. We stress about Black Friday blowout sales,…

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5 Reasons to be Thankful for Straight Teeth

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA It’s the season for being grateful. In a year that’s been full of fear and doubt, it’s refreshing to take some time this month to reflect on what’s important – life, health, family, and friends. But there may be another thing to be grateful for – your teeth. Today…

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Get Relief for your Headaches from your Dentist

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Headaches are a medical phenomenon. Many physicians misdiagnose the cause of painful, recurring headaches or prescribe medication that masks the pain. If you feel like doctors aren’t getting to the bottom of your pain or the cause, then you might find relief from the dentist. Check out on our…

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How to eat Halloween Candy and not get Cavities

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Halloween, one of many holidays where we celebrate by consuming lots of sweets, is just around the corner. It’s no surprise to most of us that sugar is one of the main culprits of cavities. But that doesn’t mean you have to avoid sugar entirely. Today on the blog,…

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How to know if your Chipped Tooth is Serious

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA You bite down wrong, fall, or end up in some other type of mishap. No matter the cause, the result is the same—you’ve chipped a tooth! You might think a chipped tooth is no big deal, but there might be more damage there than you realize. In this article,…

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A Few Reasons to Love Invisalign

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA The famous poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning once wrote in one of her most-renowned sonnets, “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.” If you have crooked teeth, you may not love what you see when you look in the mirror. Through orthodontic treatment, you can fix this…

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The Mental Health Consequences of Mouth Breathing

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA You may have heard someone referred to as a “mouth breather” as an insult. However, you might not have known that the habit of mouth breathing actually can be quite harmful to your overall health and wellness. In fact, children who spend a significant amount of time breathing through…

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Treatment for Tongue-Ties in the Bay Area

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Have you ever been tongue-tied? That happens to everyone when they get their words mixed up while talking. Having a tongue-tie, on the other hand, is quite different. Clinically known as ankyloglossia, a tongue-tie is a medical issue that affects nearly 3 million Americans every year, according to the…