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By televoxweb on 10/5/2017 12:41 PM

Most people don’t associate teeth with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD). However, a 2012 study revealed that many children who are diagnosed with ADHD don’t really have the condition. Rather, their behavioral problems are actually due to sleep-related breathing disorders (SRBD), such as sleep apnea.

The study, published by the journal Pediatrics, followed more than 11,000 children for six years, beginning from when they were 6 months old. The children who had SRBD were 40 to100 percent more likely than those without breathing issues to develop behavioral problems resembling ADHD by the age of 7.

By televoxweb on 8/10/2017 8:08 AM

Everybody gets dry mouth now and then. Sometimes temporary mouth dryness can be brought on by dehydration, stress, or a normal reduction in saliva flow at night. However, if your dry mouth persists long past the norm, you may have a chronic condition known as xerostomia.

What is Xerostomia?

Xerostomia is a condition that develops when your salivary glands, which normally keep your mouth moist by secreting saliva, are not working properly.

By televoxweb on 7/22/2017 7:55 AM

Braces can create a beautiful, straight smile for you. South Texas Orthodontics offers many orthodontic treatment options, such as ceramic braces. Ceramic braces are a newer system of braces that provide the same service as traditional braces; however, they allow you to straighten your teeth in a much less noticeable way.

At South Texas Orthodontics, we can provide ceramic braces to patients at our various San Antonio, Austin, and Schertz, TX offices. Learn more today!

By televoxweb on 7/6/2017 8:02 AM
Over The Years, Tooth Sensitivity Has Affected More Than A Third Of The US Population. Learn The Causes Of Tooth Sensitivity & How To Treat The Problem Now!
By televoxweb on 6/7/2017 11:59 PM

Periodontal disease - more commonly known as gum disease - ranges from simple gum inflammation to serious disease symptoms that result in major damage to the soft tissue and bone that support your teeth.

People usually don’t show signs of gum disease until they are in their 30s or 40s. Men are more likely to have gum disease than women. Although teenagers rarely develop periodontal disease, they can develop gingivitis, the milder form of gum disease.

By televoxweb on 4/26/2017 3:21 AM

Orthodontists and dentists alike often stress the importance of protecting teeth from the internal harm of decay and disease. However, it is just as important to protect your teeth from external force and trauma—everything from teeth grinding to obtaining an injury during a sporting event.

For best protective measures in these types of situations, your trusted Austin, Schertz, and San Antonio, TX orthodontists recommend the use of mouthguards.

By televoxweb on 4/1/2017 3:17 AM

We all know that a healthy, balanced diet is critical to overall health; but did you know that diet has a huge impact on teeth? You may not realize it, but certain foods can contribute to developing tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease, while others can reinforce the integrity of your teeth and help you maintain a beautiful, healthy smile.

To help guide your daily nutrition decisions, here is little info about a few foods that are good for your teeth and why.

By televoxweb on 3/8/2017 3:22 AM

At South Texas Orthodontics, we work hard to provide high-quality orthodontic care to families. Our orthodontists and their highly-trained staff want to make every patient feel at home in our offices.

By televoxweb on 2/1/2017 2:24 AM

At South Texas Orthodontics, we understand that you’ll have to go through some lifestyle changes when first acclimating to braces.

That’s why when deciding on pursuing orthodontic treatment it is important to choose an orthodontist that will go out of the way to assist you.

The orthodontists of South Texas Orthodontics care about the health and well-being of your smile. So if you’re from Schertz, Austin, or San Antonio, TX, we hope you’ll consider us for all your orthodontic needs.

By televoxweb on 12/7/2016 1:00 AM

To many people, braces might seem like an experience just for kids. After all, braces have become something of a rite of passage for teenagers, making school hallways abundant with plenty of metallic smiles.

But here's something you might not know: more than 22% of orthodontic patients are adults, and the number keeps growing. Every day more adults are discovering the truth about braces, that: It is never too late to achieve a fantastic smile!

  
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What is Gum Disease?
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