In: waco sleep apnea

Keeping Your Mouth Healthy at Night
March 26, 2012

The destructive bacteria in your mouth don’t sleep when you do. Dr. Locke can show you which oral routines will help keep your mouth healthy while you sleep.

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Strokes Linked with Periodontal Disease and Sleep Apnea
April 29, 2011

Strokes result from impaired oxygen delivery to brain cells from the bloodstream. Bloodflow can be compromised from a blockage of an artery, a blood clot, or a cerebral hemorrhage. Common risk factors for strokes are high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and smoking. However, recent studies have linked periodontal disease and sleep apnea to stroke.

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Fun Dental Facts for Friday
April 15, 2011

I’m Corbet Locke, a Waco general and sedation dentist. Lately I have been focusing on major issues like gum disease, tooth pain, and sleep apnea in the blog. A common phrase often quoted is, “Thank God it’s Friday!” So for my readers who have had a stressful week, I thought I would lighten the mood and help you start off a great weekend with a few fun dental facts:

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The Power of Strawberries
April 11, 2011

Spring brings the season of fresh fruits and vegetables. Nutritionists, doctors, and dentists strongly encourage people to eat plenty of nutritious foods to take advantage of their many health benefits. Strawberries, in particular, are powerful fruits to integrate into your daily diet.

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