sleep apnea can happen to your child

Sleep Apnea, it Could Happen to your Child

Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley, CA Most of us tend to associate sleep apnea with older, overweight men. But, studies reveal that even children are at risk for this sleep disorder. Your Scotts Valley sleep apnea dentists at Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry are taking time to discuss the disturbing health consequences of pediatric sleep apnea, and provide insight on how you …

mouth breathing and childs development

Chronic Mouth Breathing and your Child’s Development

Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley, CA The health and well-being of your child are affected by food choice, sleep, and medical care but did you know that your child also could be impacted by the way they breathe? For example, if your child frequently breathes through their mouth, then it could have a negative effect in various areas, including facial …

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Whiter Teeth for your Big Day

Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley, CA Is your big day nearing the corner? While most brides tend to focus most on selecting a perfect, white dress, remember that a bright white smile is just as important! As a bride-to-be, you probably have a to-do that is a mile long, which is why cosmetic dentists in Scotts Valley at Ebrahimian Integrative …

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Dental Implants Replace Missing Teeth

Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley, CA Tooth loss is a part of life for many people as they age. For years, replacing lost teeth meant having dentures made or bridges installed. However, as technology has advanced rapidly throughout society, so have some of the treatments available in dental science. Patients who have lost teeth now can replace them with dental …

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Hidden Reasons Behind Children Experiencing Difficulty Eating

Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley, CA Having children who are picky eaters is quite common, but for some kids, the problems run deeper than that. Children may have food allergies, intolerance to certain foods, or a deficiency of certain vitamins or minerals. However, sometimes the culprit behind an eating difficulty in a child stems from an undiagnosed tongue-tie. What is …

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Risks of DIY Braces

Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley, CA With practically everyone having the internet at their fingertips, you can do just about anything, from learning how to change your own motor oil to renovating a bathroom. But, have you heard about the newest craze of people making their own braces to straighten their teeth? While many projects are great for tackling yourself, …

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Wearing a Neuromusuclar Mouth Guard can Increase Athetletic Performance

Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley, CA The use of mouth guards in contact sports is not only on the rise, but it is recommended. Wearing a mouth guard, both during competition and in practice, substantially reduces an athlete’s risk of sustaining an orofacial or dental injury. Thanks to recent advances in dental science, however, did you know that wearing a …

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Straight Teeth without the Metal

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Forget what you think you know about straightening teeth. Orthodontic treatment has come a long way from the traditional metal braces you may remember from your youth. Dental practices operating at the forefront of the field offer exciting new ways to get straighter teeth without all the metal. If you are an adult and …

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Why you Should not Ignore your Gum Disease

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Gum disease is a disease that affects the hard and soft tissues of the mouth. More than half of adults in the U.S. have this devastating oral disease, yet it is entirely treatable. Scotts Valley dentists at Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry can diagnose and treat your gum disease using specific methods that are best fit …

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Dental Implants Q&A

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA A dental implant is considered the finest tooth replacement currently available in the field of restorative dentistry. Despite being the only tooth replacement that is virtually permanent, many people do not pursue receiving a dental implant because they simply do not know about this treatment or how it is performed. Therefore, your local Santa …