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Why Is Blue Monday Considered The Most Depressing Day Of The Year?

When the holiday cheer has faded and the new year's confetti has been swept, there’s not much to look forward to in the harsh winter month of January. These factors are believed to contribute to the most depressing day of the year - “Blue Monday”. This year it falls on January 16th, the third Monday [...]

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A Year In Review - 2016

As 2016 washes away and comes to an restful halt, we look forward to a new beginning, a fresh slate. We have learned much and have relished in the successes of our wonderful company.  Akervall Technologies Inc. (makers of SOVA) won multiple awards in 2016, such as being named one of the 2016 Inc. 5000 [...]

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5 Reasons to Try An Over-The-Counter Night Mouthguard

When it comes to bruxism, the best thing you can do for yourself is to address what is causing you to grind your teeth in the first place (stress, sleep apnea, medication). This can take several doctors visits and rarely provides an immediate solution. So in the meantime, it’s important to wear a mouth guard [...]

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5 Holiday Ice Breaker Activities to Keep Your Guests Entertained

Throwing a holiday party can be a stressful undertaking. You worry about having the right amount of food and beverages, foods that everyone will enjoy, and things to do to keep your guests entertained to ensure that everyone has a fantastic time. If you’ll be hosting guests who don’t all know one another that well, ice-breaking activities can be [...]

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8 Gifts for Stress Relief

If this time of year has someone you love feeling stressed out, we found some wonderful gift ideas for you. While there are numerous techniques and procedures to reduce the amount of stress in our lives, sometimes it can be very effective to have a stress relieving tool. Here are a few [...]

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5 Creative Ways to Ease Depression

“Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say ‘My tooth is aching’ than to say ‘My heart is broken.’ “ ― C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain Our travels through life come with highs and [...]

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Tooth Sensitivity 101

 If just looking at that orange popsicle sends stabs of pain to your teeth, chances are you are experiencing tooth sensitivity. It can happen when you sip a hot drink or bite into a cold dessert. And the pain can be so severe it goes right down to your toes.Believe it or [...]

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Why We Are Supporting The National Breast Cancer Foundation

2007 was the first year that I captained a team for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. I know it's a different organization, but bare with me. When I showed up for my first team captain meeting, they asked all the captains "Why do you relay?"People stepped up to share their stories of victory [...]

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Why Are My Gums Receding?

The pink tissue that surrounds and supports your teeth is called the gums. In the mouth, gums act as a seal to prevent food from settling in between the teeth. They prevent bacteria from decaying the area in between the teeth and even further down into the jawbone. Healthy gum tissue is firm and [...]

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How to Adjust to Sleeping with a Night Grinding Guard

There it sits, your night guard on the bedside table gathering dust. You know you are supposed to wear it, but you find it hideously unattractive, poorly fit, and you can’t get to sleep because you are gagging on the excess saliva drooling down your face. The truth is that bruxism can cause real [...]

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