Category Archives: Oral-Systemic

Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

For children to be successful in school and life, they need the basic necessities to be met first, just like the rest of us. Respirtatoy problems are one of the more often seen medical problems in children, and problems with … Continue reading

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Facts about Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Here are some fact to digest about Obstructive Sleep Apnea, to start thinking about how the dots are  connected. As always, if you have any questions, please get in touch! Use of benzodiazepine & narcotic medications are highly contraindicated (meaning … Continue reading

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Gum Disease and Colon Cancer: You bet your colon there’s a link!

“Among people with colorectal cancer, there were higher numbers of Fusobacteria and Porphyromonas bacteria than in patients who didn’t have the disease.  Fusobacteria and Porphyromonas, which are prevalent in both the mouth and gut, are associated with inflammation of the … Continue reading

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Living in a fog | Thanksgiving and sleep apnea

 When you’re living in a fog, it’s hard to feel thankful.                         Most people can differentiate between sunny, rainy, or foggy days. However for almost 15% of adult Americans who … Continue reading

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A Video for Mercury Awareness Week | Mercury Free Dentistry at Ellicott City Smiles

 Ellicott City Smiles is a mercury-free dental practice and has been one for many many years. Not only are we mercury-free, but we have developed a very specific protocol to remove amalgam from the mouth in a way that is … Continue reading

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