How you Breathe Affects your Memory, New Study Says

breathing affects memory

Miami and Coral Gables, FL Your Miami family dentists at Miami Designer Smiles have been educating patients for years now on how mouth breathing may influence your health. In short, breathing through the nose is better for you than breathing through the mouth. Research has established a link between mouth breathing and certain oral health problems, but a new study suggests that how you breathe actually can help—or hinder—your brain. As detailed in a recent article in The New York Times, a study performed by the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, examined 24 healthy young men and women and involved …

Use your Dental Benefits before they Expire

use dental benefits before they expire

Miami and Coral Gables, FL At the end of the year, most of us are thinking about others. They have gifts to buy and family to visit during the holiday season. Before the calendar turns to January, however, you should consider investing in yourself and use any unspent dental benefits before they expire. Here are five reasons why December can be the ideal time to visit your Miami dentist Yearly maximums: If you have dental insurance, your plan includes a maximum amount that can be spent on your dental care within a year. This amount varies depending on your insurance …

Halloween Candy Best to Worst

Miami and Coral Gables, FL Many parents are well aware of the effects of their child eating too much sugar. It’s no surprise that sugar leads to tooth decay. With Halloween just around the corner, what is a parent to do? Should you let your child indulge in their bucket of candy? Is a little or a lot better for them? Your Miami family dentists at Miami Designer Smiles would like you to know which Halloween treats are better for your child’s teeth, and which ones are the worst. Do with this information as you wish, but we think it’s …

I’ve Worn Dentures for Years, Can I still get Dental Implants?

Miami and Coral Gables, FL One of the downsides to dentures is that they do not prevent bone loss. In time, denture wearers will experience bone loss in their upper and lower dental arch, which means the bone is resorbed by the body. When this occurs, it could make your dentures loose, or they may not fit at all. You might wonder if you are a candidate for dental implants since the success of an implant relies heavily on the amount of bone there is to support the implant posts. If you have worn dentures for years, you may still …

Get a Natural Looking Smile with All on 4 Implant System

Miami and Coral Gables, FL If you are on your way to having all of your teeth extracted, or are currently a denture wearer, you may assume that dentures are the only tooth replacement option available. While dentures have been a standard tooth replacement for people who are missing all of their teeth, they are not the only option that you have to restore your smile. Your Miami implant dentists at Miami Designer Smiles can install dental implants into your upper and lower jawbone and affix permanent replacement teeth with the All-on-4 Implant System. The results are outstanding, providing you …