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A Guide to Teeth Grinding [Infographic]

You may do everything right when it comes to taking care of your teeth. Yet even if you brush and floss twice a day and watch what you eat or drink, there’s only so much you can do while you’re awake. Some of the worst damage you can do to your teeth may be happening [...]

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Melatonin: What It Is, Why Take It, and Is It Safe?

Photo by pina messina on Unsplash Chances are if you’ve ever had a problem with sleep you’ve turned to the internet for help. With so much information available online, from so many different sources, it often feels like you can’t see the wood for the trees. Amongst all the white noise, one word you may have [...]

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Bruxism: What's Sleep Got To Do With It?

Grind your teeth in your sleep? Many of us don't realize we are even doing it until someone else complains about the awful racket. All along you thought you were sleeping just fine. Sadly, there could be something much more serious behind that clenching and gnashing you're doing in your sleep. There is known incidence [...]

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Bruxism: No. It is NOT "just the same old GRIND "!

As new research surrounding sleep bruxism emerges, there seems to be a delay in universally updating how it is treated. The first bruxism splint was designed by a German inventor in 1901. I was surprised to see the sketched model of his appliance very much resembling many we use today! Plenty of patients aren't seeing improvements with [...]

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When Should You Replace Your Night Guard?

As something that you chew on every single night, night guards can really take a beating. In fact, those who grind their teeth unconsciously at night can put 250 pounds (or more) of pressure on their molars. Unfortunately, nothing lasts forever and night guards eventually need replacing. So, how do you know when [...]

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The Best Tips for Parenting Your Anxious Teen

Everyone goes through anxious times in life and teens are no exception. If your teen is struggling with anxiety you may feel helpless. Fortunately there are things you can do to get your child through stressful times. Proactive Pointers for Parents. Anxiety is a normal part of growing up, but it’s worrisome to [...]

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Tales of a So-Called "Sleep Whisperer"

Odds are if you are reading this you or someone you know is suffering with night-time clenching or grinding of their teeth (bruxism). This is not only annoying to those trying to sleep nearby, but it will likely be detrimental to your teeth and supporting structures in your mouth. I’ve been a licensed dental hygienist for [...]

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What happens in your mouth as you age?

As we get older our bodies begin to decline. Years of wear and tear along with genetic factors begin to break down the body; your teeth are no exception. There are things you can do to preserve those pearly whites as long as possible. In fact, if you take good care of your teeth, you [...]

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Chill, It's National Relaxation Day!

August 15th marks National Relaxation Day! In the very fast-paced society that we live in, stress is common (and normal in small doses), but no matter how much of a workaholic you are, everyone needs a break. That’s why they gave us a dedicated holiday telling us to “RELAX!!”. Check out these scientifically proven ways to [...]

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Does ASMR therapy work?

In the past few years, the topic of ASMR has gained a considerable amount of attention. Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) is an experience characterized by a static-like or tingling sensation on the skin that typically begins on the scalp and moves down the back of the neck and upper spine. Those who experience ASMR report [...]

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