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Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a disorder characterized by interruption of breathing that occurs while a person sleeps. A person with undiagnosed sleep apnea may stop breathing hundreds of times a night. This disorder is very serious due to the threat of oxygen starvation, which can...

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Scaling and Root Planing

If plaque and tartar is left on the teeth, as we mentioned before, it provides the right conditions for bacteria to thrive. The bacteria irritate the gums which can cause them to bleed more easily. You may notice this if you are brushing your teeth or eating, and your...

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Root Canal

Root canals are necessary when the pulp layer of a tooth becomes infected.  Infection can lead to the loss of a tooth so it is necessary to remove the infection with root canal therapy.  The procedure is generally comfortable and saves the natural tooth, prevents the...

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Preventive Dentistry

Preventive Dentistry Here at Adriatic Dental we help our San Marcos patients with preventive dentistry. If you have ever heard the old saying ‘an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’, it definitely applies to oral health. A few minutes per day spent cleaning...

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Pediatric Dentistry

Parents usually have a lot of questions about when they should first take their child to see a dentist. Healthy smiles begin in infancy!  The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that children first see the dentist at one year old or when the first tooth...

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Oral Pathology

Oral pathology involves diagnosing and treating diseases of the mouth such as cysts, tumors, and precancerous and cancerous lesions.  Many patients experience unusual changes in the mouth, teeth, gums, tongue, or throat that may be caused by disease.  Diagnosing...

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Occlusal Adjustment

Occlusal, or bite, adjustment is a procedure performed to remove tiny interferences that keep teeth from coming together properly.  These interferences can prevent the jaw from closing in its anatomically correct position.  Interferences can develop as teeth develop,...

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Implant-Supported Dentures

Dentures supported by implants differ from traditional implants in that they are anchored to your mouth with dental implants. Because they are secured to the implants, dentures supported by implants offer more stability than traditional dentures that sit on the gums...

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Dentures

Tightest fitting dentures anywhere! Dentures are replacements for missing teeth that can be taken out and put back into your mouth. Here at Adriatic Dental, we can create and fit dentures so they’ll look great and function properly for you. There’s no need to put off...

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Bruxism/Teeth Grinding

Bruxism is the dental term for teeth grinding. Most people grind their teeth from time to time with little to no damage to the teeth or jaw. However, those who continually grind their teeth can cause serious damage to their teeth and other oral health complications...

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Anti-Aging Dentistry

Our goal is always to provide each of our patients with a healthy smile that is free from disease and decay. However, simply having a healthy smile is not always enough. Many of our patients also want a beautiful smile that they can be proud to show off. A brighter,...

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All-On-4 Implant Supported Dentures

All-on-4 denture implants are an ideal solution for San Diego dental patients who have an insufficient amount of bone. Besides using just four implants, All-on-4 denture implants maximize existing bone and do not typically require bone grafting, making them a good fit...

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Tooth and Bone Loss

Teeth can be lost for a variety of reasons. Anything from disease, injury, birth defect, to decay can result in teeth being lost or removed. However, many dental and health problems can result from tooth loss or removal. Diet Without properly aligned teeth, an...

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Stroke

What is a Stroke? Stroke is one of the leading causes of death in the United States and the leading cause of death in older Americans. It is estimated that an American suffers from stroke every 45 seconds. With one in four men and one in five women over the age of 45...

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Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S.; more than 30,000 Americans are expected to die from the disease this year. It is an extremely difficult cancer to treat, and little is known about what causes it. One established risk factor...

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Low birth weight and premature babies

Most women are aware that smoking, drinking, and drug use have negative effects on pregnancy. Something that many women may not be aware of is the effect that having gum disease has on pregnant women. There are studies that show pregnant women may be at a higher risk...

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a major concern for many older men and women.  It’s estimated that more than 40 million people either already suffer from the disease or are at risk for developing it.  Recent research suggests a link between osteoporosis and bone loss in the jaw....

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Heart Disease

Scientists say they have established one reason why gum disease may increase the risk of heart disease. The link between gum and heart problems has long been recognized but it is unclear if poor oral health is simply a marker of a person’s general well being. UK and...

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Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body

Taking good care of your mouth does more than help ensure you have a bright, white smile. Having a healthy mouth and healthy body go hand-in-hand! Pancreatic Cancer and Heart Disease Recent studies have linked good oral hygiene with good overall health. Having a...

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Diabetes

Research has come forth that suggests that the relationship between periodontal disease and diabetes goes both ways-periodontal disease can make it more difficult for diabetics to control their blood sugar. Those who have diabetes are more likely to have periodontal...

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Dangers of Gum Disease

There are millions of germs that live in your mouth. If you suffer from gum disease, you have open wounds in your gums that allow the bacteria to enter directly into your blood stream and circulate throughout your body. Some of the bacteria normally found in the mouth...

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Stages Of Gum Disease

The daily monotonous task of brushing and flossing your teeth has never been more important in order to avoid gum disease and reduce the risks gum disease places on your overall health. It has been estimated that 75% of Americans have some form of gum disease which...

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