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Las Cruces Dental

A New Solution for Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Sleep apnea is a potentially life-threatening medical condition. It results in temporary pauses in breathing during the night as a result of the muscles supporting the airway becoming too relaxed, causing an obstruction and making it difficult to breathe or get quality sleep. Those living with untreated sleep apnea experience an increased risk of diabetes, stroke, heart disease, and even death.Sleep apnea affects people of all ages, from infancy into late adulthood. It affects approximately 25% of men and 10% of women. Those over the age of 40, as well as those living with obesity, are at an increased risk of developing sleep apnea.
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Answers to the Most Common Questions About Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a fairly common sleep disorder that impacts your breathing as you sleep, causing it to start and restart. This can deprive your body of adequate levels of oxygen and can lead to all sorts of other sleep-related issues, not least of which will result in your not getting an adequate and rejuvenating night’s rest. Thankfully, there are some notable solutions that can restore your restful slumber.
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Does Your Smile Affect Your Success at Work?

Did you know that smiling can make you happier? It’s true. The physical act of smiling stimulates the reward system of the human brain. It increases endorphin levels and makes your brain think it’s happy even when you don’t feel happy.
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December Is Handwashing Awareness Month!

Read our blog post for simple hand hygiene tips to help protect yourself from illness.
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How Oral Health Affects Overall Health

Did you know that your oral health and your overall health are linked? Read our blog post to learn how they are connected!
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Brunette man with sleep apnea lies with his mouth open as he snores on his bed

Warning Signs of Sleep Apnea

If you experience daytime sleepiness, you may have an undiagnosed sleep disorder. Read our blog post to learn about sleep apnea and how we can help improve the quality of your sleep!
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How Oral Health Can Affect Your Acne

Check out our blog post to discover why poor oral hygiene could be contributing to your acne! Do you need help improving your oral care routine, or getting your oral health back on track? We are here to answer all your dental questions. Contact us today for cleaner teeth and clearer skin.
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