dental braces

The Methodology Behind How Long Braces Are Worn [2021 Guide]

Dental braces are mechanical devices used by orthodontists to correct misaligned and crowded teeth. Braces are mostly applied during the early teenage years. However, this does not mean adults cannot benefit from braces as well.  The main objective of braces is to align jaws and dental formula to produce a pleasing smile and an even…

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The Correlation Between Sleep Apnea & Diabetes

It’s estimated that over 100 million Americans have diabetes in some form while 22 million suffer from sleep apnea, and 80% of cases with severe and moderate OSA undiagnosed. Alone, both of these conditions can lead to an impact in the daily functioning of people, but when combined (which they often are), the health complications…

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Gum Disease May Play Role In Alzheimer’s Development, Researchers Suggest

The Telegraph (UK) (1/23, Knapton) reports that “gum disease may play a pivotal role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease, scientists believe.” According to the article, “Researchers said they now had ‘solid evidence’ that the bacteria which causes periodontitis produces an enzyme which destroys neurons leading to memory loss.” The article says that the bacteria…

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