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Tooth whitening for the new year

Give Yourself the Gift of a Lovely White Smile This New Year

A brighter smile is just a dental appointment away.  As the New Year draws near, many people start thinking about what kind of resolutions they’ll be making to better themselves in the year to come. Maybe it’s to eat better, exercise more, or finally finish that project they’ve been dreaming about—something that requires hard work…
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Obstructive sleep apnea treatment

8 Ways Your Life Can Be Better After Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment

Don’t let sleep apnea affect your day-to-day life.  If you experience sleep apnea, you’ve likely begun to notice the negative effects it can have on your life. However, these effects extend beyond the most obvious ones, like snoring and disrupted sleep. Unfortunately, sleep apnea can eventually cause serious health issues if left untreated.  But if…
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Sleep apnea facts

1 in 4 Men Have Sleep Apnea, and It Can Affect Your Heart

Quality sleep is important for your health and your head space. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a serious condition. It occurs when the airway becomes constricted during sleep, causing the sleeper to jolt awake suddenly. This condition is very common, affecting 1 in 4 men and 1 in 10 women.  You could be…
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Don't ignore TMJ disorder

How TMJ Disorder Left Untreated May Become Acute or Chronic

If you’ve noticed a pain in your jaw or the side of your face, or if you have been experiencing frequent headaches, you could be dealing with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder.  This pain arises from the joint that allows your jaw to open and close, along with the surrounding muscles. Many cases of TMJ disorder…
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Bruxism and sleep apnea connection

Sleep Apnea and Nighttime Bruxism: What’s the Connection?

Can’t sleep at night? Bruxism and sleep apnea may be your hidden enemies. Do you feel as though you went through your life tired, exhausted, mildly sleep deprived, and relied on caffeine to get you through your full work schedule… only to find that during retirement, you’re tired and no longer have the energy for…
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Get better sleep with stress management

How to Manage Stress and Get Better Sleep in 5 Easy Steps

Improving Your Health and Sleep with Stress Management Although it may sound strange at first, stress has its benefits in small doses. It’s designed to help us react, survive, and learn from events that cause stress, so it can improve our performance, alertness, and memory.  Despite this, large or extended amounts of stress are more…
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