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It’s Healthy Aging Month, and as your dental practice, we want to see you in the best of health, no matter what your age is. Healthy aging can mean many things to many people but is especially important in older adults. From eating right to getting the right amount of […]

When you have sleep apnea, naturally you want to do everything you can to make your sleep apnea better, not worse. This may include treatment options such as sleep orthotics or CPAP therapy, or it can include lifestyle changes that may not eliminate symptoms altogether, but that can seriously reduce […]

If you have sleep apnea, chances are you’ve tried at least one thing to reduce or eliminate the side effects of this frustrating condition. Between the lack of quality sleep to the sluggish, tired feeling you may have become accustomed to, sleep apnea can upset your daily life, even when […]

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According to the Centers for Disease Control, 795,000 people have a stroke each year, with 130,000 of those causing death. In fact, stroke is responsible for one in every 20 deaths in the United States. But the good news is that strokes may be preventable, at least that is according […]

Sudden death. It sounds terrifying because it is terrifying. But unfortunately, nobody can predict when it will occur. But a new study from Penn State University has now found that untreated sleep apnea can in fact double your risk of sudden death. While this is bad news for those with […]

A new study from the Annals of the American Thoracic Society has found some disturbing discoveries: that African Americans are at a higher risk of more and more severe sleep apnea symptoms than other races. The study examined 890 patients from the University of Cleveland Medical Center sleep laboratories who […]

A lot of what we do when we’re young can catch up to us later in life. Tanning, for example, can cause skin cancer and premature aging. Not taking care of our teeth can cause cavities and the need for restorations (not to mention replacing those restorations), and sports injuries […]

Summertime is here, and before you know it, it will be the holiday season. For many of us, this year especially, this means it’s time to hit the road – it’s travel season! But before you head out on that epic summer road trip or head to the mountains for […]

Whether you suspect you may have sleep apnea and are just beginning to do your research, or you are already scheduled for a sleep study but don’t know what to expect, there are things you can do to make your sleep study go easier and be more accurate. Here is […]

When it comes to our medical care, we often must rely on others to make sure we get the best care possible. From doctors to medications and medical devices, there must be trust in place in order for treatment to be successful. Thankfully, there are organizations like the FDA to […]