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3 Things Women with Osteoporosis Should Know About Dental Implants

October 29, 2017

Senior woman in the dental office.As we age, our bodies change, and one change experienced by many women in the US is the development of osteoporosis. Research is being conducted into early indicators of this chronic illness that leads to a slow diminishment in the density of the skeletal structure. As the bone density decreases, patients can experience numerous health and mobility issues. Women are almost twice as likely to suffer from osteoporosis as men. If you suffer from osteoporosis and you’ve experienced advanced tooth loss, you may think that dental implants are not an option to renew your smile, but recent studies indicate that patients with osteoporosis may have excellent implant success with proper treatment.
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Sleep Apnea Treatment from the Dentist Olathe, KS, Trusts

October 2, 2015

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Tired wife blocking her ears from noise of husband snoring

Does the sound of snoring—yours or somebody else’s—frequently wake you up during the night? That sound may be a wakeup call to a more serious condition known as sleep apnea. A person with sleep apnea experiences stoppages in their breathing numerous times. Each time can last anywhere from a few seconds to a full minute. Most often, sleep apnea is caused by your tongue or throat tissue that relax during sleep and collapse around your airway. Hence, that snoring sound as air vibrates through the narrowed opening. Dr. Dennis C. Ayer treats sleep apnea in Lenexa, KS, with a customized sleep appliance that fits comfortably in your mouth to maintain an open airway.
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