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Cure for Obstructive Sleep Apnea?! Mighty big words for an ailment that inflicts millions of people around the world today and with millions more being diagnosed every year. If you read my blog posted a few years ago on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the other on AM re-positioners then you have the history of how I …
Cape Dental Care is excited to announce a new site that highlights dental implants for patients in Cape Coral. DentalImplantsCapeCoral.com  will have a variety of patient education articles, case studies, and patient testimonials. This new site will provide our current and new patients with plenty of information to make a good consumer decision. Dental implants are the best …
“Where can I find toothpaste with xylitol?” is a question we are asked everyday at Cape Dental Care. Unfortunately, to purchase manufactured xylitol toothpaste you will have to either go to a specialty health food store or order it over the internet. It is usually more expensive than regular brand toothpastes ($6 plus shipping) and …
Patients that are missing teeth in the back of their upper jaw may not be ideal candidates for dental implants if they have large sinuses. The maxillary sinus is a large, air filled cavity that often expands after the upper teeth are removed. Often times a sinus lift procedure is needed before dental implants can …
Inject EndoRez root canal sealer with care (or use a different technique) when treating PDL endo/perio lesions.
Practically every week of the year at Cape Dental Care we will have someone come in with a toothache that ends up being diagnosed sinusitis.   Their symptoms include: Sore upper posterior teeth (percussion, usually more than one) Feeling sensitive/swollen to the touch on their cheek Headaches Stuffy nose (runny nose, possibly green or yellow …
Why you have jaw/bite problems in the morning after wearing a night guard, oral sleep appliance or retainer.
Savior or poison?  The answer is both!  Living through 25+ years of treating patients with fluoride, I have heard it all.  A large majority of my patient do not give having fluoride a second thought.  It is simply something you need to have to maintain a healthy dentition.  However, there is a small minority of …
One of the most common salivary gland stones is the submandibular gland's duct sialolith. This is a case study of a recent patient who came in with such a stone. This 24 year old white female presented to Cape Dental Care with an ulcer behind her front lower teeth. She was 2 month postpartum and went …
Good News: New techniques are being developed all the time for the Itero machine: There are some dental labs that are using iTero scans to manufacture partial denture frameworks.  You will have to purchase the OrthoCAD $5000 software package intended for orthodontic/Invisalign models, but it may be worth it to have excellent fitting frameworks every time. Obstructive Sleep …

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