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When most people think of braces, they think of long treatment times, conspicuous brackets, and pricey orthodontic bills. Especially for adults, this is no motivation to fix crooked teeth, so many people settle for a smile that they are not proud of.  Enter an innovative new treatment–Six Month Smiles. Six Month Smiles uses the technology...
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Also known as “sleep bruxism,” tooth grinding at night is a common problem that seems to be linked to stress during the day. Recent studies have surveyed people who chronically grind their teeth at night, and there seemed to be a commonality that spanned age, gender, race, and socioeconomic factors–day stress. Sleep bruxism wears down...
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Most of us have had our fair share of colds this winter–and perhaps purchased one or more remedies to get over our colds faster. But which ones work? Studies have shown that there really is no cure for the common cold. While Americans continue to spend over 4 million dollars yearly on cough and cold...
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Do you or someone you know suffer from reoccurring headaches? Headaches that cause you to miss valuable time at work or school, and slowing down your active lifestyle. If you suffer from chronic headaches or migraines, as well as pain in your shoulders, neck, and back, it may be caused by your TMJ. When your...
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Good dental hygiene habits start early on, and instilling them in your children is an important step in creating a healthy, lifelong routine. Here are a couple of tips in developing a positive brushing routine: 1. Brush early! Get your child used to the process by massaging their gums before the first tooth even erupts....
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Vitamin D deficiency is a common issue among all populations around the globe, with some as high as one in two people. Let’s examine a couple key points in understanding vitamin D and its importance to your health. What contributes to a vitamin D deficiency? geography (north of 30 degrees latitude has a higher incidence)...
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Sedation dentistry is not always considered when weighing your options for your child’s dental work. If your child is fearful, unable to sit still, or has a large amount of dental work to complete, sedation is a great option to complete your dental needs. A couple of benefits of sedation for kids include: 1. Safety...
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10 percent of children snore. Of that 10 percent, up to 50% have sleep apnea. Untreated sleep apnea in children can result in a lower IQ score (10 points lower ) and often place the child in the bottom 25% of the class as they are not getting the rest they need. Another scary statistic–...
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…to give back this holiday season! While we are hit on all sides to consumerism and commercials about the latest and greatest jewelry, video game, toy, etc., let’s not forget that giving back to friends, family, and communities in need should become part of our holiday celebrations. Giving or volunteering at a local charity can...
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Tis the season to wear your fat pants? The holidays don’t need to be a time to ruin all your hard work and healthy eating from all year long. Take our five simple tips this December and don’t add anything new to your waistline. Make time for exercise: Even though there are so many things...
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