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Why you should Consider Veneers to Transform your Smile

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA When you look in the mirror, are you satisfied with your smile? You may think that a great-looking smile isn’t possible for you, but cosmetic dentistry makes it possible to improve your teeth, gums, and smile. At Glen Park Dental, we can use veneers made of beautiful dental porcelain,…

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Learn the Benefits of Myofunctional Therapy

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Do you know what an orofacial myofunctional disorder is? This phrase is more than just a mouthful to say; it also is used to refer to a classification of issues that relate to any dysfunction affecting the mouth, tongue, or musculature of the orofacial system. An orofacial myofunctional disorder,…

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Why Smoking could ruin your chance for Dental Implants

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Are you living with tooth loss? Then you probably have looked into ways to replace your missing teeth and restore your smile. If you have done any research on the subject, you already may know that dental implants are considered to be the best way to replace lost teeth….

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What is causing your child to grind their Teeth?

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA What is teeth grinding? Bruxism, otherwise known as teeth grinding, is when you grind or gnash your teeth together with no function. Warning factors that a child is grinding their teeth include sounds made while a child is sleeping, or the child’s teeth becoming smaller over time due to…

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Mouth Breathing can change your Child’s Facial Shape

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Breathing is essential to life, and yet unless you are dealing with a respiratory issue, you probably don’t give a second thought to your breathing—much less how you breathe. However, if you are a parent, the way your child breathes can make a big difference in the way they…

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How TMJ Headaches get Misdiagnosed as Migraines

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA What’s worse than living with chronic pain? Having that pain misdiagnosed, and thus being unable to find relief. This is the dilemma facing many individuals who are experiencing frequent headaches as a result of temporomandibular joint disorder (also referred to as TMJ disorder or TMD). Your San Francisco neuromuscular…

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What could be causing your Neck and Shoulder Pain

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Experiencing pain in the neck and shoulders is quite common in our society, and we aren’t talking about the kind caused by your kids, your job, or annoying drivers. We are talking about actual neck and shoulder pain that seems to come out of nowhere, and may be difficult…

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Use Myofunctional Therapy to put Sleep Apnea to Rest

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA It might seem cute when your child snores while sleeping, but frequent, audible snoring is not normal behavior in a child. In fact, loud snoring is one of the major identifiable symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea, a serious sleep breathing disorder that can have major consequences on one’s health….

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Find out how you can get Permanently Whiter Teeth

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Are you looking to make a good first impression on other people? Then make sure that your smile is looking its best. According to a study that recently was completed by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 71 percent of women who responded and 58 percent of men agreed…

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Risk Factors of Tooth Decay

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Nearly everyone will deal with tooth decay at some point in his or her life. Tooth decay is caused by acid-producing bacteria, which help create areas of decay called cavities. These cavities are the “homes” of an infectious disease called dental caries, which is the most common infectious disease…