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Do you want to straighten your teeth and improve your smile but you think you’re too old for braces? Our answer is that you are never too old to get the smile you want! Legends Dental helps patients of all ages remodel their existing jawbone structure and straighten teeth to…

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When you cough, do you notice a metallic taste in your mouth? Or do you notice it when you’re eating or drinking something? You may chalk it up as unexplainable, but it’s not something you should let go for too long. Having a metallic taste in your mouth might be…

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Brushing, flossing and regularly seeing the dentist are good for your teeth, but they’re also good for your overall health. Colorado State University microbiome researchers have released study results that help to support the conventional wisdom that keeping the mouth healthy keeps the body healthy. The researchers explored how invisible…

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Are you wearing braces to help straighten your teeth? While braces are a conventional treatment to improve smiles, expand the airway, balance the bite and provide other benefits, they can contribute to the development of gum disease if you’re not practicing good oral hygiene. To help keep your mouth healthy,…

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A recent study by researchers at McMaster University has revealed that the first permanent molars record a lifelong record of information that goes back to the womb. The new study has found that these teeth store vital information that can even connect a child’s health to the health of its…

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If you have sleep apnea, you know it’s not about how much sleep you get every night — it’s more about the quality of your sleep. It doesn’t matter if you’re in bed for eight to 10 hours a night if you’re only getting two or three hours of truly…

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How much sleep do you need? Eight hours? Six? Or maybe you’re good with a solid four? Well, it turns out that even though you think you can function on five or fewer hours of sleep, this is just a myth. It’s also dangerous to your health. That’s not the…

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We talk a lot about sleep apnea – but for a good reason! The seriousness of sleep apnea is often underrated, especially for children, as many parents think their child will just ‘grow out of it.’ Unfortunately, the reality is that leaving sleep apnea untreated leaves affected children at risk…

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Bad breath. It happens to all of us. And anyone who tells you otherwise is probably not being truthful, because, well, who really wants to talk about bad breath? It isn’t very pleasant, but in most cases, it goes away with normal brushing and flossing. But, what causes bad breath?…

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Hate visiting the dentist? You’re not alone. Many individuals report feelings of fear and anxiety just thinking about visiting the dentist. Others actually want to go to the dentist but can’t because of a lack of access or affordability. According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,…