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Is Your Teeth Grinding Habit Making You Look Older?

Typically, we attribute wrinkles to smoking, sun damage or getting up there in age. Rarely would we consider teeth grinding as a cause of wrinkles. However, one of the main reasons for premature wrinkles around the mouth is due to a collapse in the bite caused by clenching or grinding of teeth . [...]

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Akervall Technologies, Inc. Ranks No. 1130 On The 2016 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Sales Growth Of 342%

SALINE, MI, August 17, 2016 – Inc. magazine today ranked Akervall Technologies, Inc. NO. 1130 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses. Started in 1982, [...]

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5 Easy Yoga Poses To Relieve Stress

Lets face it, fellow bruxers...there is a high chance that the daily stressors in our lives are the cause of our dental dilemmas. What can you do to break the patterns that knit our jaw muscles into tight knots?Yoga!Maintaining a yoga practice can be a great way to reduce stress, stay in shape and [...]

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50 Ways to De-stress in 10 Minutes or Less

When you’re feeling stressed, sometimes it’s the simple things in life that can pick you up. When life starts to get crazy, take 10 minutes out of your day to relax with one of these easy activities. Take a bathGo for a walk outsideCall a friendBuy yourself some flowersSpend time with your petsScream in a [...]

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How to Make Your Home A Stress-Free Zone

Your home is your happy place. Your home can have an impact on your mood, productivity levels and your overall outlook on life. When you put the work into making your home something that makes YOU happy, you will feel more relaxed and happy with your life. Here are 10 simple things you can do [...]

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8 Reasons You're Not Sleeping Well

There’s nothing better than getting up after a good night’s rest feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day. Not sleeping well has been shown to set off a nasty cycle of health issues. Here are eight reasons you may not be maximizing your nightly Z’s.1. Ignoring a Cough or Cold Letting your sinus infection [...]

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​Sexy Mouthguard, Why Not?

For years my dental hygienist has been after me to protect my teeth from damage caused by bruxism. Year after year, she would remind me that you are only given one set of permanent teeth. I dreaded going to my semi annual check up because I knew it was going to come [...]

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10 Stress-Relief Tips for the Mind and Body

Hectic work schedules, impending deadlines, turbulent relationships, not to mention the latest Game of Thrones episode… The stress triggers are endless. Not only does recent research highlight the link between stress and night grinding or clenching, but if left unaddressed it can affect your body in a whole bunch of ways. In other words, it’s a [...]

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What Are Phthalates And Why You Do Not Want Them In Your Dental Appliance

What Are Phthalates?Since the 1950’s, Phthalates have been widely used to soften plastics, making them flexible and hard to break. Commonly known as plasticizers, Phthalates are not chemically bound to the plastics they're added to, which is why they continuously release into air, foods and liquids. When Phthalates leach out of plastic, the [...]

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Why Do Night Guards From The Dentist Cost So Much?

So you just had a visit with your dentist about suspected bruxism and to no surprise he recommended a night guard. With a hefty price tag of up to $800, your jaw might just be hurting from the financial shock. But not to worry because there are ways to get you into a comfortable night [...]

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