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Los Gatos Dental Group Blog

Recent Research Links Sleep Deprivation and Anxiety

October 7, 2019

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Anxiety is the most common mental illness in the United States, impacting about 40 million adults, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Recent clinical studies and research conducted by Binghamton University and the University of California-Berkeley, along with several additional institutions, have established a connection between sleep deprivation and anxiety disorders. That means that conditions such as sleep apnea may be exasperating your mental illness. Read on to find out what the research says and how to break the vicious cycle between fatigue and anxiety.

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Eating Too Much? Maybe You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep

September 24, 2019

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Not getting enough rest can affect your body in surprising ways. For instance, did you know that poor sleep is linked to consuming more calories? In other words, not catching a full forty winks might cause you to gain weight and can even put you at risk for obesity. Here’s what you need to know about this surprising and alarming connection.

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Is TMD Causing Your Quality of Sleep to Worsen?

August 27, 2019

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When you move your jaw, do you feel mild to severe pain? Do you regularly grind your teeth? You could benefit from TMJ therapy in Los Gatos if you do. Research has also established a link between symptoms caused by untreated temporomandibular joint disorder and the development of sleep apnea. Your dentist can help improve your quality of life by providing a thorough and complete examination of your mouth, jaw, and throat. They can develop a custom treatment plan to reduce the impact these issues are having on your oral and overall wellbeing. Read on to learn how to get your life and health back on track.

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Stressed? You Might Need TMJ Therapy in Los Gatos

July 12, 2019

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Have you been dealing with a lot of stress lately? Do you have pain or swelling in your jaw? Do you hear popping or clicking sounds when you move your jaw? You may have a disorder in your TMJ, or the bone that connects your jaw to your skull. It’s important to seek treatment for this condition from your dentist right away. Let’s look at how TMJ therapy in Los Gatos can help you.

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4 Functional Reasons You Should Choose Invisalign in Los Gatos!

April 1, 2019

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If you’ve been dealing with problems like crooked, crowded, gapped or misaligned teeth, then you’re probably more than ready to have your bite corrected. However, the thought of braces doesn’t excite you. Thankfully, there is the alternative of Invisalign in Los Gatos. Read on to discover 4 benefits that go beyond improved smile aesthetics!

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Do You Have Sleep Apnea in Los Gatos?

March 5, 2019

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Do you wake up feeling tired even though you’ve had a full night of rest? Has your partner complained about your snoring? If you replied in the affirmative to both of these questions, then you may have sleep apnea in Los Gatos. But what is sleep apnea? How does it affect your body? How is it treated? To celebrate National Sleep Awareness Week, check out these helpful answers to your questions about sleep apnea here.

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Understanding the Link Between Gum Disease & Alzheimer’s Disease

February 25, 2019

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Most people know that screening for gum disease and other common oral health conditions is an important part of dental checkups and teeth cleanings. What many people don’t know is that keeping up with these regular dental exams and teeth cleanings may also be diminishing their risk for common chronic and systemic illnesses like Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, diabetes, pancreatic cancer, and many others. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at the potential link between gum disease and Alzheimer’s disease.

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A Dazzling New Smile from Your Cosmetic Dentist in Los Gatos!

January 10, 2019

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As the new year gets underway, you want to make a positive impact on the way you look, but how can you make that happen, and where should you start? Your cosmetic dentist in Los Gatos says an excellent way to revamp your appearance is with aesthetic dentistry. Read on to learn about the different options available to improve your smile!

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Get a Flawless Smile with Porcelain Veneers in Los Gatos

December 1, 2018

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woman with veneersWhen you look in the mirror, does your focus instantly turn to your imperfect teeth? Do you have several issues causing you to feel insecure about your appearance? You would like to get a perfect smile and you know your cosmetic dentist can help, but you do not have the time for multiple treatments. What if you could get the results you want using just one procedure? You can get a flawless smile with porcelain veneers in Los Gatos.

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Is Previous Dental Work a Road Block to Invisalign in Los Gatos?

October 25, 2018

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blonde woman smiling inserting Invisalign trayOne of the goals you’ve set for yourself is to have properly aligned and better-looking teeth. So you’re considering Invisalign in Gatos to upgrade your smile. You have the following concern, though: “What if I’ve had braces or other types of dental work – does that disqualify me from receiving Invisalign treatment?” Read on to find out what your dentist has to say!

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