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Caring for your Mouth Guard

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA So, you’ve bought a mouth guard, now what? Whether you are protecting your teeth from the effects of bruxism (teeth grinding and clenching) while you sleep, or while you are playing sports during the day, your mouth guard needs to be cared for properly. Your family dentist in Las Vegas has some …

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Straighten your Teeth Discreetly

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA Orthodontic treatment is one of the first things that comes to mind when people think about getting straight teeth. For teens or adults, wearing traditional metal braces may not seem exciting, or might make you feel embarrassed. If you are concerned with the aesthetics of braces, but still desire straight teeth, then …

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Menopause Raises Sleep Apnea Risk in Women

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA Sleep apnea, a dangerous sleep breathing disorder, is more prevalent among men than women. However, once a woman enters menopause, her risk of developing sleep apnea increases. Your Agoura Hills sleep apnea dentists at Integrative Dental Arts want to make a deeper exploration of this issue. Learn the facts about menopause Menopause …

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Hidden cause behind Attention Defecit Disorders in Children

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA As adults, failing to get proper sleep makes you feel tired throughout the day but for children the consequences of inadequate sleep can be the exact opposite. When a child does not get enough proper sleep, he or she may manifest behavior that is the opposite of sleepiness: moodiness, crankiness, lack of …

Breastfeeding woes – why help may be found at the Dentist

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA Being a new mom, or the mom of a subsequent baby can be exciting, and stressful, especially if you experience difficulty breastfeeding your newborn. Even if you had breastfed your previous children when they were babies, each baby is different and may not learn to latch as well as your other child. …

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Teens Losing Sleep is a Health Danger

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA If you live with a teenager, you probably deal with the challenge of waking them up in the morning. It seems like many teenagers want to sleep in whenever they get the chance. Despite this stereotype, many teenagers actually persist in this behavior because they are sleep deprived. Let’s take a deeper …

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How your Posture could be Causing you Pain

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA Your parents probably told you multiple times when you were younger to stand up straight or sit up straight. Guess what? There’s a good reason why posture is important, even if they may not have realized the underlying connection between posture and health. Having poor posture can make you more susceptible to …

Connection between Sleep Apnea and Sexual Health

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA If you have sleep apnea, you are not receiving enough restful sleep. Given that snoring is the major symptom of obstructive sleep apnea, you also may be keeping your partner awake. Sleep apnea also can impact your ability to be intimate with your partner due to feeling constantly fatigued and experiencing a …

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New Teeth in One Day-Say Goodbye To Your Dentures

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA Unfortunately, a day may come when it may no longer be feasible to have your original teeth. It can be devastating. Dentures have their cons for sure, but Agoura Hills implant dentists at Integrative Dental Arts are here to tell you, you have better options. As we age, our teeth begin to …

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Getting Dental Care in Agoura Hills without Insurance

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA While our country’s approach to health insurance is still up for debate, dental insurance often takes the back burner for many people, especially those with families. While your employer may offer dental insurance as part of their benefits package, it may not be affordable. On the other hand, some people choose to …