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Childrens Dental Care

Six Mistake Parents Make: Advice for Parents!

  Did you know tooth decay is the #1 most common childhood disease? I know – with ear infections and asthma out there, its difficult to think of a cavity as a “disease” – but it is, and it IS the most common childhood disease. It’s bacterial. It’s contagious. It’s painful. And. It’s. Totally. Preventable!…

Car Crash

Missing 1-2 Hours of Sleep Doubles Crash Risk

“Drivers who miss between one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep in a 24-hour period nearly double their risk for a crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 35% of US drivers sleep less than the recommended…

Headaches and TMJ – Taking the bite out of headaches!

Did you know that a “bad bite” can be (and often is) the cause of your headaches? And you thought it was you job, kids, or ‘just life’! There is a strong connection between having headaches (tension and migraines) and having problems with your jaw joints and/or dental bite. How you use or abuse your…

CPAP Alternatives

Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Does your spouse snore or have sleep apnea? Do you? Snoring and sleep apnea are no laughing matter. In fact, it really is a matter of life and death! Sleep apnea is strongly linked with heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, depression and many other health problems. And often the main culprit is –…

Brushing Teeth

What is Gum Disease, Really?

Gum disease is one of the more common diseases on the planet. Not only is it the leading cause of bad breath and tooth loss (as if that wasn’t bad enough) it is now strongly linked with life-threatening health problems like heart attacks and stroke, Alzheimer’s and dementia, diabetes, cancer, lung and kidney disease, to…

Smile

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Fine Smiles have become the signature mark of both the fashion conscious and the confident healthy mindset. Clothing styles come and go, but your smile is one accessory you will never take off. In fact, your smile is your most important feature and leaves a lasting impression for good or bad – and, it’s never…

21 Principles of Smile Design

How To Do Your Own Smile Analysis – Cosmetic Smile Design

What makes an attractive smile? Why are some smiles better and younger looking than others? Why are some smiles radiantly beautiful while other’s are average? While “Mother Nature” gifted some people with great smiles, many are left wishing that they hadn’t been overlooked. While you may know a nice smile when you see it, it’s…

The Truth About Bedwetting!

[Introductory Note: If your growing child or adolescent (or teenager) is still wetting their bed, or is ADD-hyperactive, or has nightmares and restless sleep, or inexplicably ‘acts-out’, or doesn’t do well in school – please read this vital information. Become knowledgeable and then look at all this as their way of pleading for help! Help…

child sleeping mouth breathing

Does Your Child Have the Best Healthy Start?

Give Your Child the Best Healthy Start! Does your child experience or suffer from any of these problems? Mouth breathing, snoring and grinding teeth ADD/ADHD – Hyperactive Bedwetting Difficulty in school Restless sleep and daytime drowsiness Irritable and unhappy during the day Chronic allergies & allergic symptoms Frequent tonsil & ear infections, colds, asthma, eczema…

Sedation Man on Beach

Sedation Dentistry – The Perfect Solution if You Are You Afraid of the Dentist!

Most people can manage a trip to the dentist with not much more than a little anxiety. After all, it isn’t like a picnic in the park! But for some people, going to the dentist can be very stressful. Whether this is because of a bad experience at the dentist as a child, or because…

Mouth Body Connection

Gum Disease and Heart Disease – New Proofs

For several years there has been emerging science telling of the connections between having gingivitis and gum disease and increased risk for heart attacks, strokes, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, dementia, to name a few. It seems like such a in-consequential link on the surface. After all, gum disease doesn’t hurt, and is far away from the heart.…

Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening – What You Need to Know

The popularity of teeth whitening has become something of a phenomenon around the world. What at first started out as a tightly controlled in-office professionally applied cosmetic procedure, is now widely available in many over-the-counter (OTC) products, and in most dental offices today. The strong media and cultural spotlight on white teeth has brought with…

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