Nail Biting

by Jason 3/5/2013 8:00 AM

Biting your nails isn’t just bad for the look of your nails and hands; it can also damage your teeth. Regularly biting your nails can cause your teeth to move out of place. In addition, nail biting could potentially cause teeth to break or tooth enamel to splinter.... more...

Obesity and Oral Health: The Connections

by Jason 1/31/2013 8:00 AM

Today, many people are overweight. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 30.3 percent of Missouri adults self-reported themselves as obese in 2011. Not only is that bad for your body, it is bad for your oral health.... more...

Snoring Keeping You Awake?

by Jason 1/22/2013 8:00 AM

Do you snore? Snoring is a warning sign of obstructive sleep apnea. If you in fact have sleep apnea, your throat muscles and tongue collapse onto the back of your throat, block your airway and make you stop breathing repeatedly all night.... more...

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