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Why you’re forgetting everything and what to do about it

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA You forgot to sign your kid’s homework. You forgot about that important work deadline. Nowadays, it seems like you are forgetting everything. If this sounds familiar to you, don’t just assume you are forgetful because you have too much on your plate. Instead, a lack of quality sleep could be the reason behind your forgetfulness. …

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5 Benefits of choosing Dental Implants

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA According to the American College of Prosthodontists, as many as 120 million adults in America are living with at least one missing tooth, and that figure is expected to increase over the next couple of decades. That means that more than one-third of the adults in our country don’t have all of their teeth. The …

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Learn the Dangers of Dental Erosion

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA We hate to break it to you, but even if you are diligent about your dental hygiene and avoid tooth decay, you still may end up needing dental work. Why? Because of tooth sensitivity, caused by the erosion of your tooth enamel. Your family dentists in Scotts Valley at Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry want to make …

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4 Reasons why Preventative Care is Worth It

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Approximately 77 percent of the American population has some form of private dental insurance, according to data compiled by the National Association of Dental Plans. Are you one of them? Having dental insurance can be a comfort, but you still will have to keep track of factors, such as deductibles, maximum coverage amounts, and whether …

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Living with an untreated Tongue-Tie can have Serious Consequences

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA A frenulum is a small band of tissue that control or limit the range of motion of a mobile organ in the body, with the most common ones located under the lips and the tongue. Many people, however, have a frenulum that is too short or tight, abnormally restricting the range of motion, and in …

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Half of American Adults have Gum Disease. Are you one of Them?

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Gum disease, also known as periodontitis, affects about half of adults in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is responsible for bad breath, loose teeth, and is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults. Could you have it? Today on the blog, we are going to discuss the …

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Maintaining your Oral Health through Retirement

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA According to a Yahoo Finance article published in November of last year, approximately 10,000 Americans retire from the workforce on a daily basis. If you are preparing for retirement, you probably have put together a list of what you want to do now that you will have all that extra time on your hands. Your …

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Oral Appliance Therapy helps Sleep Apnea Patients find Relief

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Have you been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea? If so, you may think your only option for treatment is to start using a CPAP machine. Actually, this is not the case. Sleep apnea dentists in Santa Cruz at Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry can treat sleep apnea through oral appliance therapy instead of prescribing the noisy CPAP. …

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Kids Oral Health – Red Flags all Parents should Know

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Parents these days seem more aware than ever about how important it is for their child to practice good oral hygiene, receive fluoride treatments, and visit their dentist for checkups and cleanings. While cavity-free dental visits is a good goal, today’s blog isn’t about that, it’s about other less common red flags relating to oral …

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Why CPAP Treatment for Sleep Apnea may not Work

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA A CPAP machine remains the go-to method of treatment for patients suffering from sleep apnea, but it’s not the only way to treat this sleep breathing disorder. For many people, it’s not even the right way. Despite its widespread use, CPAP treatment is not for everyone. Your sleep apnea dentists in Santa Cruz at Ebrahimian …