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Dentistry and Sleep Apnea

What is sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder where there are abnormal breaks in breathing or shallow breathing while sleeping.

Pauses can last for seconds to minutes and can happen several times within an hour.

There are three kinds of sleep apnea. The most common type is OSA,

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Stop These Bad Habits to Improve Your Oral Health

Sometimes, you can brush and floss regularly, get routine dental cleanings, and somehow, there are still problems with your oral health.

You oral surgeon may point out problems like your teeth being discolored, enamel wearing away, or gums showing signs of swelling.

You’re doing every step of dental hygiene the right way –

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Can Smiling Add Years to Your Life?

Get grinning!

According to a study published in the Journal of Psychological Science, completed by researchers from Wayne State University, people who smile bigger can see their life increased by years.

The study parsed through photos of 230 baseball players. They compared their smiles at the peak of their time in the sport and to frequency of smiles throughout their lifespan.

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Dental Implants: An Investment to Smile About

What exactly are dental implants?

Dental implants work by embedding a titanium post in the jawbones. It serves the same function as a small screw, stabilized in the jawbone and functioning like a natural root. These implants then support prosthetics, even bridges and crowns. There are certain risks associated with implants. These risks are divided into three categories,

5 Ways to Target Bad Breath

At the office of Dr. Mark Reichman, we care about all components of your oral health. For many patients, this breaks down to an anxiety about the cosmetics of their mouth facing friends and strangers. When we talk, we are nervous not only about what we say, but the impression people get of us overall –

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Wisdom Teeth Removal: What Should I Expect?

Dr. Mark Reichman  is the division head of oral and maxillofacial surgery at both BC Children’s Hospital and Vancouver General Hospital in addition to managing the Oral and Facial Surgery Centre. He has treated both adults and children in a variety of cases. One of these conditions is those patients requiring wisdom teeth removal.