How Can Wearing a Nightguard Help You With Your Sleep Apnea Symptoms?

Do you often wake up during the night gasping for air? Does your partner swear that you constantly keep them up with your loud snoring while you sleep? If so, you may have a serious health condition known as sleep apnea. This breathing disorder makes you pause your breathing in your sleep. It manifests by pausing multiple times each hour,... read more »

Celebrate Our Dentists and Dental Assistants the Month of March!

March is the month for the dental community. Every year at this time, we honor National Dentist’s Day (March 6th) and Dental Assistants Recognition Week in the first full week in March (March 7-13, 2021). These days recognize and say thank you to our fellow dentists and dental assistants for helping people take great care of their teeth. Spring is... read more »

Have You or a Family Member Been Diagnosed With ADD or ADHD?

You most likely know an adult or child that has been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD. More evidence is associating these behavior issues with sleep disorder breathing. Some signs of sleep-disordered breathing are snoring, mouth breathing, and sleep apnea which is when someone stops breathing while sleeping. In a landmark study done by Dr. Karen Bonuck, snoring, mouth breathing, and... read more »

Don’t Let a Preventable Dental Emergency Sideline Your Oral Health

Winter is almost here, and sports activities can find a way to bring a dental emergency into your life during the busy holiday season. Whether you are skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, swimming, or surfing, accidents can happen. It can mean running into a tree while sledding, falling on your face at an ice skating rink, or knocking a tooth out... read more »

Children With Longer Faces Are More Likely To Have a Harder Time Breathing

Did you know that some facial features are more prone to have enlarged and swollen tonsils than others? According to the research article, “Cranio-facial morphology in children with and without enlarged tonsils”, children with enlarged tonsils had more retrognathic and posteriorly inclined mandibles, larger anterior total and lower facial heights, and larger mandibular plane angles. In summary, children with longer... read more »