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Nuclear Regulators Vigilant for Sleep Apnea in Plant Operators

Among the sleep apnea symptoms you’re most likely to notice is daytime sleepiness. You might find yourself dozing off during work, or maybe even when driving.

You might not think this is a big deal. After all, you’ve been busy lately and haven’t been getting as much sleep as you would like.

But the truth is that […]

By |April 22nd, 2015|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Nuclear Regulators Vigilant for Sleep Apnea in Plant Operators

Homebound Elderly Adults May Need Home-Based Dental Care

According to a new study, elderly adults who live at home often have very poor oral health, and because they are homebound, many of them wish they had access to home-based dental care.
A Very Different Population Than in Institutions
Most studies of the very elderly population’s oral health have focused on the population in institutions. This […]

By |April 16th, 2015|Dentistry for Seniors, Dentures, Oral Health|Comments Off on Homebound Elderly Adults May Need Home-Based Dental Care

Get to Know Your Teeth

In talking about cosmetic dentistry and other issues, we often refer to the different parts of your teeth, and we try to make it clear what we mean, but if you don’t know what your tooth is made of, the explanation might not make as much sense.

But here’s a helpful primer on the structure of […]

By |April 8th, 2015|Teeth|Comments Off on Get to Know Your Teeth

Green Tea Toothpaste Better Than Triclosan for Gum Disease

Gum disease is a threat to your teeth and to your overall health, including impact on your heart and kidneys. Gum disease treatment is important, as are your regular checkups, but the single most important factor in preventing gum disease is your daily oral hygiene routine. To help control gum disease, commercially available toothpastes have […]

By |April 1st, 2015|Gum Disease, Oral Hygiene|Comments Off on Green Tea Toothpaste Better Than Triclosan for Gum Disease

Spring Can Be the Worst Season for Tooth Injuries

Tooth injuries are a year-round hazard, but they can be at their worst in the spring. As you emerge from your winter hibernation and start engaging in your energetic outdoor activities, your teeth may be at risk for chips, cracks, and worse.

Here’s why things are particularly bad in the spring.
Your Reflexes Are Sluggish
If your primary […]

By |March 25th, 2015|Tooth Injury|Comments Off on Spring Can Be the Worst Season for Tooth Injuries

Is the Alexander Technique an Effective TMJ Treatment?

There is a high degree of likelihood that poor posture is related to the jaw pain and headaches associated with TMJ. The tricky question is whether TMJ is the cause of bad posture or whether bad posture is the cause of TMJ or its symptoms.

Some who argue that bad posture is the primary cause of […]

By |March 18th, 2015|TMJ|Comments Off on Is the Alexander Technique an Effective TMJ Treatment?

The Sugar Industry Influenced Cavity Research

According to a new study published in PLOS Medicine, sugar industry lobbyists with close ties to the government changed the course of research into cavities during the 1960s and 70s. They wanted to prevent research into reducing sugar intake and instead encouraged the government to fund studies on other ways to prevent or eliminate cavities.
Documents […]

By |March 11th, 2015|Cavities|Comments Off on The Sugar Industry Influenced Cavity Research

Detox without Damaging Your Teeth

It’s one of the concerns of modern life: are we putting so many toxins in our body that we are actually making ourselves sick? One way that people have tried to tackle this problem is by using cleanses to help remove the toxins from the body and hopefully lead to healthier living.

Unfortunately, one of the […]

By |March 4th, 2015|General Health|Comments Off on Detox without Damaging Your Teeth

Are You Waking with Low Oxygen?

Sleep apnea is easy to treat, once it’s been diagnosed. But it’s hard to diagnose because it occurs while you are sleeping. Typically, when your breathing stops, oxygen levels drop in your blood and in your tissues. And when your brain senses the problem, it wakes you up just enough to restore breathing.

Normally, you won’t […]

By |February 24th, 2015|Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Are You Waking with Low Oxygen?

Alessandro Volta and Batteries in Your Mouth

Today’s Google Doodle commemorates the 270th anniversary of Alessandro Volta’s birth. Volta was a pioneer in electricity and batteries whose contributions are so noteworthy that our unit of current, the volt, is named after him.

But Volta’s discoveries are particularly important to anyone who has metal amalgam fillings, or, really, any metal restorations in the mouth.
Seeing […]

By |February 18th, 2015|Amalgam Fillings|Comments Off on Alessandro Volta and Batteries in Your Mouth
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