Link Between Sleep Apnea And TMJ Disorder?

Marielaina Perrone DDS Sleep Apnea

Have you ever experienced pain or clicking in your jaw? These symptoms are prevalent in a dental health disorder referred to as temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). On the flip side, if you are also experiencing sleepiness during daytime hours, difficulty concentrating during the day, partner experiencing loud snoring, mood changes, or abrupt awakenings during the…

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Top Reasons To Save Your Natural Teeth

Las Vegas Cosmetic Dentist

 Our natural teeth are one of the most important investments we can make in our lives. According to recent studies, about 24% of a group aged 22-36 said when polled that their natural teeth were the number one (1) thing they would like to preserve about their bodies as they get older. The correct dental…

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Link Between Dental Hygiene and Oral Cancer?

Marielaina Perrone DDS Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is cancer of the mouth and throat (larynx). Cancer is defined as the disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body. This abnormal collection of mutated cells can form a tumor. Oral cancer originates in the mouth and throat, but has the ability to spread to other parts…

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Can A Gummy Smile Be Fixed?

Marielaina Perrone DDS Gummy Smile

  A gummy smile is a smile that shows an excessive amount of gum tissue under the upper lip. The goal is to create a more toothy smile. There are several treatment options for those with a gummy smile. Some surgical and some non-surgical. The presence of a gummy smile should not be considered an abnormal condition…

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Your Tongue As A Window To Your Health

The focus of oral health is almost always on the teeth and immediate surrounding tissues. But did you know your tongue can be an area of concern if not checked routinely? The tongue plays a vital role in speaking and eating properly. It can also provide clues to you and your dentist about your overall…

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Top 5 Habits Destroying Your Smile

Maintaining good dental hygiene is important for keeping a healthy smile. Keeping good habits is essential for this but keeping bad habits can ruin your hard work. Below are the top 5 bad habits destroying your smile. Top 5 Bad Dental Habits Not Flossing Regularly. Flossing at least once a day is critical to overall…

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Poor Oral Health Linked To Liver Cancer?

Liver cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the cells of your liver. Our liver is an organ that is about the size of a football. Your liver is located in the upper right portion of your abdomen. Your liver sits just beneath your diaphragm and above your stomach. Liver cancer is actually…

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Healthy Diet Equals Bright Smile

All the food and drinks that enter our body pass through our mouths and come in direct contact with our teeth. This means these foods and drinks have a direct impact on the health of your smile. A typical American diet can consist of processed foods loaded with sugar and highly acidic drinks (like soda…

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Dangers Of Holiday Snacking

Las Vegas Holiday Snacks

As we are in the middle of the Holiday season there are lots of tempting treats to pick on. Most are okay in moderation but some are likely to create problems for your dental health. Issues that could be created include tooth decay and even fractured teeth. Below are a listing of some to be careful of: –Popcorn. An old holiday…

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