Summertime Exercises That Can Help You Sleep Better

When it comes to your sleep quality, some exercises can help you fall asleep faster, sleep longer and get a better night’s sleep. You do not want to exercise strenuously right before bedtime because it will increase your heart rate, body temperature, blood pressure and spike your adrenaline, all of which stimulate your sympathetic nervous system. Strenuous exercise increases the... read more »

How Do You Know if You Have a Temporomandibular Joint Disorder or TMJ/TMD?

When you touch the sides of your jaw where they connect to your skull, you are feeling the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) which works like a sliding hinge. Covered with cartilage, these joints separate your skull from the bone by a tiny, shock-absorbing disc that allows you to open and close your jaw freely, smoothly and without pain. Feeling Jaw Pain?... read more »

Dentures Are Still an Amazing Tooth Replacement Choice!

When it comes to your natural teeth, they are your best version to have. That’s why you want to brush and floss every day and see your dentist twice a year. But whether from the ravages of time, injury or genetics, some or all of your teeth may eventually need to be replaced. One of the longest-standing tooth replacement options... read more »

A Water Flosser Is an Easy Tool Kids and Teens Will Love!

When you visit the dentist, we always know when you have not been flossing your teeth regularly, and the same goes for your child’s smile! It is because when your child neglects their daily oral care, harmful oral bacteria builds up around the gum line and adding insult to injury by hardening (mineralizing) into tartar or calculus, making them vulnerable... read more »

Do You Constantly Find Yourself Experiencing Jaw Pain?

Do you frequently experience pain in your mouth? While sometimes jaw pain can feel like an infected tooth, often it is a result of jaw pain from problems with your temporomandibular joints (TMJs). These joints connect your lower jawbone (the mandible) located near your ear to the side of your skull (temporal bone). These joints enable you to move your... read more »

How Can Wearing a Nightguard Help You With Your Sleep Apnea Symptoms?

Do you often wake up during the night gasping for air? Does your partner swear that you constantly keep them up with your loud snoring while you sleep? If so, you may have a serious health condition known as sleep apnea. This breathing disorder makes you pause your breathing in your sleep. It manifests by pausing multiple times each hour,... read more »