If you snore and suffer from sleepless nights you may be suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is caused by a blockage of the airway, resulting in the temporary stoppage of breath during sleep. This often happens with the jaw goes back and the tongue falls into the throat. This decrease in oxygen can have damaging effects on the brain and the cardiovascular system, and can also lead to frequent awakenings or arouses at night which result in the patient being very fatigued during the day. Now there is a solution with sleep apnea dentistry. Your dentist can develop custom sleep appliances to help effectively treat sleep apnea. Sleep appliances place the jaw in a position to help maintain an open airway during sleep. Custom sleep devices are sleek and ergonomically designed with…
Best Celebrity Grills: Tips On How To Whiten Teeth, Remove Stains & Brighten Your Smile On An...
No matter what the Pantone color of the year is, there's one shade that will always be in vogue -- pristine, gleaming white. It's certainly the coveted color for teeth, but we don't always come by pearly whites naturally. Have you been checking out Instagram lately and seeing a lot of your favorite celebs posting pics about their favorite teeth-whitening products?
What to Know About Gum Disease
Dr. Branon Johnson discusses how periodontal (gum) disease begins to form, what warning signs to look out for, and what treatments are available.
10 Oral Hygiene Tips [Infographic]
Brushing your teeth regularly is good, but if you brush with an old and worn out toothbrush you’re not doing your teeth any favors. The dentists at Yaletown Dental in Vancouver advise you to replace your toothbrush after every three months to keep your pearly whites shining bright. If you notice that your bristles are getting bent out of shape, you know they will not be effective in removing food debris from your mouth. Brushing every day, twice a day can wear out your toothbrush and you will be the best judge of when to replace it – so if you notice that it is looking worn out, it is time to replace it. However, the thumb of rule is three months to be on the safe side.
Foods that Whiten and Foods that Stain Your Teeth
A mouthful of pearly white could be as close as your kitchen. Add these teeth-brightening foods to your diet and get ready to gleam.