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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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Oral cancer symptoms

What Are the Most Common Symptoms of Oral Cancer?

Living a longer, happier life As we get older, we make more conscious efforts about getting screened for illnesses like cancer. Oral cancer—which is an umbrella term for any type of cancer that impacts structures inside your mouth like your lips, cheeks, palate, or tongue—is no different.  Educating yourself on the symptoms of oral cancer…
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Dental home away from home

8 Reasons You Need a Dental Home Away From Home

When you think of the word home, we hope it gives you a warm and fuzzy feeling. Home is where we feel comfortable, where we can share our thoughts and feelings, hopes and fears, and more. But home can mean so much more. And at Laurel Manor, we want to be your dental home away…
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teeth whitening

Teeth Whitening 8 to 10 Shades Lighter: The Power of Laser

What causes stained teeth? Most people are familiar with the experience of seeing their smile in the mirror and being less than pleased with the stains and yellowing they notice. There are many cosmetic dentistry treatments that can help you achieve a noticeably brighter smile, and laser teeth whitening is among the latest and greatest.…
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The power of a smile

World-Changing Smile: 10 Ways To Unleash the Power of Your Smile

How To Start Smiling More Often You should never underestimate the power of a smile. Smiling has many benefits, including increasing your confidence and relieving stress, and studies even suggest that smiling often can help reduce blood pressure and chronic pain. However, some people try to avoid smiling. Whether that’s because they don’t feel they…
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