4 Reasons Why You Should Use an Oral Appliance for Sleep Apnea Therapy

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There are many dental appliances available for treating a wide range of issues and problems, many of which serve different functions and purposes.  Granted, the term “dental device” may conjure up thoughts of orthodontic appliances such as braces or dentures.

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Sleep Apnea FAQs and How a Dentist Can Help

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In recent years, the dental industry has taken an active role in the treatment of OSA or Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  In fact, many sleep apnea sufferers today have chosen to use oral appliances as an alternative to CPAP (Continuous Positive

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Good Dental Hygiene During the Holidays

Happy Holidays from the staff at Sherman Oaks Dentistry! The holiday season is a great time to spend time with loved ones while spreading holiday cheer through charity work and gift giving. It’s a time to eat, drink, and be

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Evidence of the Importance of Good Dental Hygiene

As National Dental Hygiene month concludes, we’d like to bring your attention to a couple of studies that reinforces the importance of good dental hygiene. The first study was conducted in 2010 by researchers from NYU. They determined that there

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Dental Emergency

Do You Know What To Do For A Dental Emergency? Dental emergencies usually involve pain, but at the very least, they’re uncomfortable. Whether it’s excruciating or just slightly annoying, you want the problem to be taken care of immediately. But

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Infection Control Practices and Cleanliness

Dear patients, Many patients ask and wonder about cleanliness at their dental office, and some express concerns that in today’s world, they worry about the cleanliness and safeness of places they visit, particularly dental and medical offices, and their sterilization

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Dentures: Don’t Get Caught in a Myth!

 Regular dental care is important for everyone; whether you are maintaining your natural teeth or your natural-looking dentures. For years though, the myths about dentures have kept many people from getting the regular preventive care they need and deserve. We’d

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Don’t Make These Top 9 Dentistry Mistakes at home!

We asked ourselves, “What are the craziest things people will do to themselves to avoid seeing a dentist?”, and we came up with these 10 worst at-home dentistry mistakes. Please don’t try this at home — and see your dentist!

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What to Watch for to Prevent Periodontal Disease

If you have bleeding gums, or feel pain or even discomfort in your gums, you may have periodontal disease. We’re learning more about this common infection all the time, and I wanted to pass along some of the latest findings.

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Gum Disease Awareness and New Patient Special

Dear patients, while reading dental journals, I often come across new developments in the science of dentistry, but I realize people like you don’t often become aware of these important ideas since the media reports so little of it. So,

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