411 on bad breath

The 411 on Bad Breath

Walnut Creek, Concord, and Lafayette, CA Bad breath is a stigma in our culture, and many others; no one wants to talk about it (or tell you that you have it). For some, it may seem like your committed routine of brushing and flossing daily is of no good if you still put off a foul odor from your mouth, …

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What Could Actually be the Cause of your Child’s Behavior Issues

Walnut Creek, Concord, and Lafayette, CA A behavioral problem can be one of the most frustrating issues that parents face. This is especially true when there is no apparent solution for the behavioral issue. Did you know that the way your child sleeps may be the cause of a behavior problem? In many cases, this sleep issue goes undiagnosed, only …

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I Went to Bed Early, but I’m Still Tired

Walnut Creek, Concord, and Lafayette, CA It is recommended that every person gets at least seven hours of sleep each night, on average. If you are in bed for this long, or longer, but still wake up feeling tired, then you could be suffering from a sleep breathing disorder such as Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) or High Upper Airway Resistance …

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Importance of Oral Cancer Screening

Walnut Creek, Concord, and Lafayette, CA One of the most common types of cancer is oral cancer, which can begin as a seemingly insignificant lesion or sore inside the mouth that eventually spreads to the rest of the body. What is your risk of oral cancer? Do you need an oral cancer screening? Oral cancer once was considered a rarity—something …

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How to Help Your Child Have a Cavity-Free Dental Visit

Walnut Creek, Concord, and Lafayette, CA As a parent, you have your child’s best interest in mind. When it comes to their oral health, you do your part by encouraging them to brush their teeth every day; you even take them to the dentist every six months, but why does your child still get cavities? Here are some tips to …