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How a Dentist Can Help Kids with Sleep Disordered Breathing

Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) in children displays as one or more of the following symptoms: snoring, mouth breathing, restless sleep, bedwetting, hyperactivity, daytime drowsiness, or pauses in breathing. When a child’s breathing is disrupted during sleep, the body thinks the child is choking. Treating SDB can significantly improve a child’s…

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The Truth About Charcoal Toothpaste

What is in Charcoal Toothpaste? Charcoal toothpaste’s main ingredient is charcoal. Not just any charcoal, but activated charcoal. Natural substances such as wood and coconut shells are turned into charcoal through a slow-burning process. The charcoal is oxidized under extreme heat and turned into activated charcoal. The surface of activated charcoal’s particles is porous, which…

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Wisdom Teeth

Your mouth goes through many changes throughout your lifetime. Around the age of 17-21 you might start to notice some sensitivity in the back corners of your mouth, which may indicate your wisdom teeth are coming in. But what exactly are the risks of keeping your wisdom teeth? When do they need to be removed…