Could Gum Disease Lead To Missing Teeth?

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Tooth loss could be linked to issues like injury or even untreated tooth decay or dental infection. But what about periodontal disease? You may be surprised to find out that gum disease is the largest factor in the loss of natural teeth in adulthood. In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist talks about gum disease, tooth loss, and tooth replacement with implant dentistry.


Your Daytime Drowsiness Could Mean Sleep Apnea

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When you feel tired on a daily basis, even if you believe you slept well, you could be suffering from a sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Often, the issue is related to the positions of oral structures and how well you can breathe at night, which is why our team is ready to help! In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist could help treat your OSA with an oral appliance.


What Causes TMJ Disorder?

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TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, could be a source of major orofacial pain, and even lead to the onset of related issues like bruxism (teeth grinding). In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA, dentist wants to help you understand the causes of your TMD, and also look at possible treatment options and warning signs you should recognize.