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Maintain your dental health while on the road.

Maintaining Dental Health While Migrating North: 5 Oral Care Tips for Snowbirds

Heading north for the winter’s end? Don’t forget your pearly whites! Snowbirds, as you migrate from the sunny vibes of Florida to your northern nests, keeping that smile sparkling is key. Whether you’re a palm tree regular or a snowflake seeker, dental health matters. This quick guide from Laurel Manor ensures your oral game stays…
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Poor posture can exacerbate TMJ.

How Does Poor Posture Contribute to TMJ/TMD Problems?

Ever notice your posture taking a nosedive as the years roll on? Aging messes with your spine, disks, and muscles, often leaving us looking more like a question mark than an exclamation. But here’s the kicker—bad posture isn’t just about looking slouchy. It’s a sneaky accomplice to TMJ problems. Constantly hunching over can misalign your…
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Know the signs of bruxism.

Unmasking the Silent Habit: 6 Common Signs of Bruxism You Need to Know

Bruxism, or the rhythmic gnashing and clenching of teeth, is a subtle yet impactful condition that can quietly disrupt your dental well-being. Whether it’s an unconscious daytime clenching or grinding while you are sleeping, this condition can sneak into your retirement experience. Considered a sleep-related movement disorder, it’s helpful to understand its signs and symptoms…
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What to do for a chipped tooth.

Finding a Trusted Dentist Away From Home: 5 Things to Do If You Chip or Break a Tooth

Imagine this: you’re basking in the Florida sun, enjoying retirement, when suddenly, a broken or chipped tooth throws a wrench into your plans. Don’t let a dental mishap ruin the sunshine fun. In this article, we’ll guide you through five simple steps to find reliable dental care away from home, ensuring you can swiftly get…
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Get a restful sleep away from home.

Sleep Soundly Anywhere: 10 Tips for a Restful Night in Your Home Away from Home

Sleeping well in unfamiliar places is a universal challenge. Research shows that our brains stay vigilant when we slumber in new environments, whether it’s a hotel room, sleep center, a friend’s home, and even sometimes our home away from home. Quality sleep is vital for overall health, impacting our physical and mental well-being, productivity, and…
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Healthy eating habits for the new year.

Dietary Changes for a Senior Smile: New Year’s Resolutions for Healthy Eating

As the years go by, what happens to your teeth largely depends on how you’ve used them throughout your life. The everyday wear and tear can gradually thin your enamel, making it more vulnerable to damage as you continue to chew, bite, and sometimes grind. The foods we eat and the beverages we drink can…
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