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Can asthma affect your oral health?

June 12, 2017 — Asthma is a serious, potentially life-threatening disease that causes airways to narrow and difficulty breathing. While there is no cure for asthma, there are several treatments that can re-open airways for better breathing. However, at Sierra Smiles Tahoe, we also know these medications, and asthma […]

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Healthy Tahoe: All about oral cancer

May 29, 2017 — Oral cancer affects approximately 35,000 people annually. Of those, nearly 8,000 will die. Oral cancer is very real, very prominent and very scary. At Sierra Smiles Tahoe, we're here to help you further understand the disease. The Risks It's important to note that anyone is […]

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Suffer from canker sores? We can help

May 15, 2017 — If you suffer from chronic canker sores, or even if you've only ever had one in your life, you know the discomfort and embarrassment that can result. Canker sores are a complex thing to understand, but Sierra Smiles Tahoe is here to help. What causes […]

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5 ways you may be harming your smile

April 19, 2017 — At Sierra Smiles Tahoe, we're all about getting and keeping teeth in their best shape possible. But we need your help! There are few things we recommend avoiding, or using in moderation. Check these things that could harm your smile: 1. Medicating — Allergies or […]

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Healthy Tahoe: Can eating disorders affect your teeth?

April 10, 2017 — Eating disorders usually stem from any combination of emotional, psychological, or social factors and affect around 10 million Americans. Some whole-body health problems that arise from eating disorders range from muscle loss, decreased bone density, and increased risk for heart failure. At Sierra Smiles Tahoe, […]

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Encouraging good dental hygiene

February 22, 2017 — Parents of young children know that getting kids to brush their teeth can sometimes feel like pulling teeth. Kids have a long history of disliking dental care, which can frustrate parents who know the importance and long-lasting benefits of proper dental hygiene. While many youngsters […]

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