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Banish Stress for Your Mouth’s Sake this New Year

If you are under copious amounts of stress, your gums could be too. Continue reading to learn how stress can affect your oral health.

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How Cold Weather Hurts Your Oral Health

During the winter months it becomes harder to keep your mouth healthy due to the bacteria that can grow because of the cold weather.  Learn some at-home remedies that you can do to keep your mouth as healthy as possible.

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5 Signs of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea can go undetected for a long period of time, because the symptoms are often attributed to other things. Sleep apnea is caused by shallow or infrequent breathing during sleep, and it is most often diagnosed because of the secondary symptoms it causes. If you have been waking not feeling rested even after getting adequate sleep, you may have this condition. 

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4 Facts About Breast Cancer

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we would like to discuss some important information about breast cancer. Our patients’ health is important to us, both in terms of oral hygiene and overall health. While breast cancer may seem a separate issue from dental care, odds are, at least a handful of our patients will have to wrestle with this disease. 

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3 Common Misconceptions About Sleep Apnea

If you have trouble sleeping and often wake up feeling tired and unrefreshed or have a snoring problem in Freedom CA, there is a good chance you may have sleep apnea. This is a life-threatening condition that affects millions of people each year. If left untreated, it can lead to the development of other health conditions and drastically reduce the quality of your life. Here are four common misconceptions about sleep apnea that Dr. Andrés F. Herrera wants everyone to be aware of.

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National Gum Care Month: Dealing With Periodontal Disease

If you have concerns regarding your gum health, get into contact with your local oral surgeon Dr. Andres F. Herrera at (831) 740-8073 to discuss your concerns and possible solutions. Don’t forget to wish him a happy National Gum Care Month!

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National Gum Care Month: Tip for Gum Disease Prevention

Gum disease prevention requires regular check-ups with your dentist. You can’t detect the early stages of periodontal disease without professional assistance. To maximize your preventative care, contact your local oral surgeon Dr. Andres F. Herrera at (831) 269-3535 to schedule an appointment. 

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Say Goodbye to Sleepless Nights and TMJ Pain

There are many factors that lead to the development of sleep apnea. People that have TMJ disorder are more likely to develop sleep apnea because their jaws are not properly aligned. If you or someone you know suffers from or are experiencing the symptoms of TMJ, do not hesitate to call Dr. Andrés F. Herrera at (831) 269-3535 for a consultation and treatment.

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