sleep apnea and asthma

Sleep Apnea and Severe Asthma go Hand in Hand

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Are you one of the millions of Americans suffering from sleep apnea? If you have sleep apnea and also suffer from asthma, your sleep breathing disorder actually could be used to predict future asthma attacks. Scientists at the University of Newcastle in Australia just released a study in December identifying specific treatable traits in patients …

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What makes my Smile Unique

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Much like people are their own unique individual, every smile is different. You may smile by showing all of your teeth, some of your teeth, or no teeth at all. Smiles come in varying shapes and sizes. You may have a smile that looks almost identical to a family member’s or unique from all your …

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How to sleep better on Christmas Eve

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Even as adults, we get excited about celebrating Christmas. The good food that will soon be devoured, all of the presents and gift giving, and time spent with family and friends can be enough to spur your excitement for this end of year holiday. This excitement may be enough to keep you from getting enough …

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Functional Frenuloplasty to treat tongue-ties in Scotts Valley

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Have you ever heard of a functional frenuloplasty procedure?This term may sound like a mouthful, but if you or someone you love has a tongue-tie, this procedure is your ticket to better oral health, improved breathing, and a better functioning tongue for chewing, speaking, and swallowing. This blog will explore the science behind a tongue-tie, …

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Six Tips for Invisalign Patients

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Straightening your teeth with Invisalign has its advantages – no metal, which means that you can get a perfect smile discreetly! And, you’re certainly investing in your smile, an investment that will pay off. It’s important that you take good care of your aligners, and become comfortable wearing them so that you can achieve your …

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Mouth Exercises to Prevent Braces

Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Most kids seem to end up needing braces at some point in time. Crooked or gapped teeth seem to be the norm these days, and parents want the best for their children, which is why getting braces to correct the issue is usually the obvious choice. What if there was a way for your child …

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Is your Child a Mouth Breather

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Experts agree that if you can see or hear your child breathing, there’s a problem. Have you ever stopped to notice whether you can see or hear your child breathing? If you haven’t, you should. If, on the other hand, you already are aware of their breathing habits, the airway specialists in Scotts Valley …

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How being Thankful is good for your Health

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Thanksgiving is a time to gather with friends and family, enjoy food, and count your blessings. What are you thankful for? Showing gratitude for the good things in your life is important. At Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry, we believe in the mouth-body connection—that good oral health plays a huge role in maintaining good overall health. …

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Get a Hollywood smile in Scotts Valley

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Cosmetic dentistry is a specialization of dental science that focuses on improving the appearance of the teeth and mouth. Thanks to advances in technology that make cosmetic procedures more convenient and comfortable, cosmetic dentistry has become one of the most sought-after niches in dentistry, as achieving a beautiful smile worthy of Hollywood is more …

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What your Smile says about your First Impression

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Experts estimate that it takes about one-tenth of a second to make a first impression on someone. That’s 100 times faster than it took you to read this first sentence! According to a recent poll, one-third of Americans notice the other person’s teeth before noticing any other facial feature. It’s safe to say that …