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Having a Tooth Extracted? Here’s what you should do Next

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA It’s estimated that more than 20 million teeth are removed via extraction each year. People have teeth extracted as a precursor to orthodontic treatment. Or, their wisdom teeth are emerging, and threaten to become impacted and threaten the alignment of the other healthy permanent teeth in your mouth. Sometimes,…

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What not to do if you’re Considering Dental Implants

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Dental implants are cutting edge. They can replace a single missing tooth, multiple lost teeth, or even be used as anchors for specially designed dentures. Either way you look at it, dental implants are secure, natural-looking, and are the closest thing to real teeth as you’ll ever get if…

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Stop Blaming your Forgetfulness on Age

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Not getting enough sleep can leave you feeling sluggish and moody all of the time. Plus, studies now relate poor sleep quality to serious health problems like an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and diabetes. But, there’s another symptom that many people don’t realize is connected to their…

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How did I get this Gap Between my Teeth?

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA If you are an adult with gapped teeth, you might wonder how it got there. Many factors cause an unwanted space between teeth, and you may have had it for so long now that you can’t even remember not having that space in your smile. Glen Park Dental wants…

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3 Tips to keep your Family’s Teeth Healthy this Halloween

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Halloween is the time of year that’s full of scary fun, but there’s nothing fun about getting cavities. With candy within easy reach throughout the Halloween season (and the holidays that follow), all that tooth-rotting sugar can have a ghoulish impact on teeth. Glen Park Dental understands you want…

sleep apnea
What is Sleep Apnea and do I have it?

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Your spouse has been telling you for some time now that you’re impossible to share a bedroom with. Why? Because you snore loudly and constantly. It’s hard to deal with for those who may sleep near you, but snoring also could be a sign of a potentially dangerous sleep-breathing…

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The Real Dangers behind Vaping

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Vaping is marketed as a safer alternative to smoking. Even so much so that even teens are buying into this trend now referred to as juuling. While vaping may be better for those around you since it doesn’t produce any secondhand smoke, is it really safer for the user?…

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6 Ways to Deal with Sensitive Teeth

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Sensitive teeth are a common complaint from many patients that come to our office. Tooth sensitivity happens when the dental enamel begins to wear thin, or as the gums slowly pull away from the base of the teeth (a process known as gum erosion). Then, temperature changes in the…

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7 Tips to Banish Bad Breath for Good

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA No one likes dealing with bad breath, although we all experience it at one time or another. Foul-smelling breath can be caused by the foods we eat, smoking, or by not taking good care of your teeth. Unfortunately, bad breath seems to creep up at the most inconvenient time,…

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