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Snoring is the bane of sleep partners everywhere. And sometimes, it can also lead to medical problems. If your partner snores loudly nearly every night, he or she might consider being screened for sleep apnea. This serious sleep disorder has been linked to an increased...

TMJ disorder is a painful yet common condition suffered by many American adults. With TMJ disorder, or TMD, the temporomandibular joint and surrounding muscles do not function properly due to misalignment of the joint or other anatomical issues on one or both sides of the...

Snoring is more than an occasional annoyance for your sleeping partner. It can point to serious medical issues, such as sleep obstructive sleep apnea or chronic sleep deprivation. Therefore, it’s essential to address snoring with your medical care provider—and maybe even visit your Tucson dentist...

Gum disease is one of the most common oral health issues among American adults. Unfortunately, it often goes untreated in its early stages of gingivitis where simple dental hygiene modifications can often resolve symptoms. When gum disease progresses to later stages, it will require more...

While your child’s baby teeth are not permanent, they will set the stage for his or her lifelong oral health. So, if your child experiences cavities and decay at a young age, it may be more difficult to maintain healthy adult teeth later in life....

If you’re losing sleep at night due to the sound of your partner’s snoring, you may be feeling tired and frustrated. However, your partner may not even realize that they are causing a disturbance. So, your first step in dealing with regular snoring should be...

If you have been diagnosed with TMD, or temporomandibular dysfunction, your dentist may have prescribed an occlusal splint to help relieve your symptoms. Untreated, TMD can cause popping and discomfort in the jaw, headaches, and ear pain. It can also lead to occlusal bite disease,...

Doctors recommend that adults get at least 7 hours of sleep each night, but more than one third of Americans fall well below that mark. If you are not getting enough sleep, you should alert your doctor and explore solutions to address your sleep deprivation....

Gum disease is one of the most common dental problems among adults, yet it is often preventable with good oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentist. When you do visit the dentist for your hygiene visits, the dentist and hygienist will work together to...

You’re likely accustomed to updating your health history each time you visit the dentist for an exam or treatment. It’s important to fully disclose your medical information to your dentist because many medications and health conditions can affect your oral health. However, your dentist may...