3 Times you shouldn’t Skip going to the Dentist

Categories: General Dentistry

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA The dentist…the one doctor that seems to be difficult for most people to see on a regular basis. Although there are multiple reasons for not going to your dentist, like the smells, sights, sounds, and financial concerns, it is a critical step to ensure the health of your teeth. At […]

When do I need to see a General Dentist?

Categories: General Dentistry

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Everyone needs dental care at some point. Whether you get a toothache, have a cavity, or need a tooth pulled, going to the dentist is inevitable. Hopefully, however, you already are getting those twice-yearly dental cleanings and checkups, which helps protect your oral health and makes it less likely that […]

Is Sleep Apnea Silently Sabotaging your Health?

Categories: Sleep Disorders

Santa Cruz & Scotts Valley, CA Are you one of the millions of Americans suffering from obstructive sleep apnea? If so, more than your sleep is at risk. Sleep apnea also works as a silent saboteur, deteriorating your physical and mental health as time passes. Let’s take a deeper look at how sleep apnea can affect your well-being. […]

Are Cavities Hereditary?

Categories: Oral Health

Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz, CA Ever heard that you are what you eat? This is true, especially when you share meals. Your family dentist in Scotts Valley at Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry wants to explain how tooth decay and gum disease can affect your entire family, starting with the hereditary aspect of oral diseases. You can […]

FAQs about caring for your Child’s Oral Health

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA As parents, you want the best for your children. You want to keep them happy and healthy in every way—including by protecting their smiles. However, some of the things you learned as children when it comes to dental health and hygiene have become outdated. Parents and first-time parents, in particular, […]

8 Signs that you may Suffer from Sleep Apnea

Categories: Sleep Disorders

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Perhaps you’ve heard of sleep apnea, but you don’t entirely know what obstructive sleep apnea is. Otherwise known as OSA, this condition causes a person to stop breathing during the night. When sleep apnea occurs, the soft tissues in your throat restrict or block your airway. It often results in […]

Candy to avoid this Halloween if you have TMJ

Categories: TMJ/TMD

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA We are leaving summer activities behind as we welcome fall, and with that comes Halloween. Just because you have TMJ disorder doesn’t make you are any less addicted to sugar. Halloween is the most accepted time to indulge in candy and sweet treats, but there are certain candies you should […]

Driving Drowsy is as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

Categories: Sleep Disorders

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Driving a vehicle doesn’t come without its own set of risks. But, those risks are higher when a driver speeds, drives under the influence of alcohol, or drives while sleepy. In 2015, nearly 5,000 people died in vehicular crashes caused by tired or drowsy drivers, according to the Governors Highway […]

Why you’re Forgetting Everything and what to do about it

Categories: Sleep Disorders

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 […]

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

Categories: Sleep Disorders

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 […]