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How is Sleep Apnea Linked to Diabetes?

November 25, 2019

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If you already have diabetes, then you might want to ask your partner if you’ve been snoring particularly loudly at night recently. One study published in Family Medicine found that patients with type 2 diabetes had about a 50/50 chance of also developing sleep apnea – a severe disorder that could put you at risk for heart disease and worsen the symptoms of diabetes. Read on to learn why sleep apnea therapy in Rochester might be particularly important if you’re already having trouble controlling your glucose levels.

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Are Porcelain Veneers Still an Option If You Have Dental Implants?

October 24, 2019

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Porcelain Veneers

Dental implants take the place of missing teeth and restore your ability to speak and eat properly; meanwhile, porcelain veneers in Rochester are meant to hide cosmetic imperfections and make your pearly whites more dazzling. Both restorations can greatly enhance your smile. However, if you already have a dental implant, you might ask yourself: are porcelain veneers still an option? Here is what a dentist has to say on the matter.

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Dental Insurance: Why You Lose It If You Don’t Use It

October 16, 2019

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Dental Insurance Form

If your dental insurance plan operates on the traditional calendar year, now might be a good time to review the benefits it offers. Have you taken advantage of the coverage for preventive checkups? Have you used up the yearly maximum, or is there still money left over? You need to act fast if you haven’t already taken advantage of your plan; if you wait too long, you may lose the chance to save hundreds of dollars in dental care that could help protect your smile for the future.

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Dental Implants: Replacement Teeth That Blend Right In!

September 19, 2019

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Pointing to smile

There are many challenges that come with losing a tooth, not the least of which is the embarrassment that comes whenever you smile and reveal the empty space. You might be worried that any restoration you get will stand out just as much, but luckily there’s no reason to fear! Dental implants in Rochester can give you back a full smile – and it’ll look and function as natural as it feels.

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Ready, Set, Go! How Exercise Can Help as Part of Your Sleep Apnea Therapy

August 5, 2019

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Do you enjoy going for a run? What about riding a bike? There is an abundance of ways to exercise, each working to improve your overall health and well-being. Exercise can not only encourage weight loss and getting in shape, but it can also help while receiving sleep apnea therapy in Rochester. If you’re looking for ways to adjust your sleeping patterns and enrich your health, it’s time to not only consider treatment for this common sleep disorder but also how exercise can help you get the rest you need. 

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