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Myofunctional Therapy can correct Sleep Apnea

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA If your child snores at night, this may seem harmless and even cute. In actuality, snoring in children is never a normal behavior and could be considered a warning sign of a serious sleep breathing disorder called obstructive sleep apnea. Luckily, certain Scotts Valley dentists like the ones on staff at Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry, practice …

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Benefits of following an Oral-systemic Wellness Program

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA What do heart disease, dementia, and diabetes have in common? These are all chronic conditions that can threaten your way of life, harm your overall health, and have complications that actually could be fatal. And if you want to prevent developing these three issues, you need to make sure your oral health is in good …

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Ultimate Flossing Guide

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Brush and floss your teeth twice a day. That’s what we’re all taught as kids, but did anyone ever sit down and teach you the proper technique to floss? Dentists all across America find that a lot of their patients are not flossing the correct way. Your Los Gatos dentists at Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry want …

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Difference between Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome and Sleep Apnea

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious and well-known sleep breathing disorder that is estimated to affect more than 20 million Americans, with many of those cases going undiagnosed and untreated. Another, lesser prominent sleep breathing disorder is upper airway resistance syndrome (or UARS, for short). Though less serious than sleep apnea, UARS still can disrupt …

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Mouth Breathing can Affect your child’s Facial Development

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Parents, have you ever paid attention to the way your child breathes? If your child is breathing frequently through the mouth, he or she could be dealing with a host of different health consequences that could affect their oral health, their success in school, their emotions, and even change their appearance. Your functional dentists in …

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Going to the Dentist may Lower your Risk of Cancer

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Most people feel some degree of nervousness or fear at the prospect of going to the dentist. If you are one of these people, you should still go see your dentist. After all, it could save your life! Medical research continues to show a link between the health of your teeth and mouth and the …

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Get the Facts about Myofunctional Therapy

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA At Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry, we believe that maintaining a high level of oral health is crucial to your overall wellness. Due to this commitment, we offer a wide range of services, including myofunctional therapy. You may have heard about myofunctional therapy, but have questions about treatment of this kind and how it may be beneficial. …

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Learn how to Stop your Child’s Tongue Thrust

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Do you know what tongue thrust is? Tongue thrust occurs when the tongue presses too far forward in the mouth. Living with tongue thrust can cause problems with the alignment of your child’s teeth that require orthodontic treatment in Scotts Valley to resolve. Read on to learn more about tongue thrust, its causes, and how …

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How to Prevent your Child from Developing Crooked Teeth

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Many kids develop misaligned or crooked teeth, and later end up in braces or other forms of orthodontics to straighten their teeth. It seems like most adolescents and teens end up in braces, but what if we told you this could be prevented? Myofunctional therapists in Scotts Valley at Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry want you to …

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How Veneers can give you the Whiter Teeth you always Wanted

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Are you unhappy with the appearance of your smile? Whitening your teeth can make a dramatic and immediate difference in the way your smile looks, making you feel more self-confident and therefore able to make a great first impression. Did you know, however, that there is another way to brighten your smile other than a …