Treat Oral Infections Early to Prevent Serious Health Consequences

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“It’s just sore, it will go away.” “I’m too busy right now, I’ll take my child to the dentist later.” “A little sensitivity is no big deal.” There has been a lot of talk about viral infections lately. In this message, we concentrate on oral infections. There are many causes of oral infections. In children,…

Understanding Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is one of the most common types of sleep apnea and affects almost 2% of women and 4% of men worldwide. However, most people who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea do not get an accurate diagnosis of the disease and may not find the right treatment in the end. Almost 10%…

What Does Your Saliva Reveal? Ask Your Dentist in Lafayette CO

Dentists know that an examination can reveal issues in other parts of the patient’s body. At Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO, we often refer our patients to their medical doctor for further diagnosis when they encounter inflammation, chronic bad breath, bleeding gums, or jaw pain. Healthcare providers may soon have another oral diagnostic tool…