Does Sleep Apnea Age You?

Despite a slight reversal in recent years, people are generally living older now than in the past. Not only that, but we have higher standards for ourselves as we age. We want to look younger, feel younger, and act younger than in the past. To try to achieve this goal, we have to combat some Read More

Oral Health Is Partly in Your Head

When we talk about holistic dentistry, we often look at the ways that your oral health and your overall health overlap. However, we have a tendency to focus on physical links between the two. We talk, for example, about how gum disease can impact your heart, or how your Read More

Women Are Much More Demanding of Smile Aesthetics Than Men

We often talk about people being unhappy with the appearance of their smile. There are many potential concerns about your smile’s appearance, but which of them are most serious? A group of researchers sought to find out which aesthetic concerns were considered most serious by showing examples of different cosmetic concerns to over 400 dental Read More

TMD Is Hard to Distinguish from Other Facial Pain

One of the greatest challenges facing people with temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD or sometimes TMJ) is just getting an accurate diagnosis. Many people spend years dealing with their primary care doctors and various specialists trying to get relief, but are unable to get relief because they can’t get a positive diagnosis. Researchers Read More

By |January 10th, 2019|TMJ|

Key Memory Structure Damaged by Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea causes serious damage to your body. We often talk about its impact on your heart and blood vessels, increasing the risk of stroke, but we also need to remember that sleep apnea damages the brain, too. Sleep apnea has been linked to the buildup of brain plaques that develop as part of Alzheimer’s Read More

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