Have loved ones begun to complain about how loud your snoring has become in recent months? Perhaps you have even woken yourself up, before, because of how loudly you were snoring. Sadly, snoring can be much more than an annoyance. It some cases it can actually be a symptom of an underlying medical condition that can have serious repercussions for one’s health. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is one common cause of snoring, and also a troubling medical condition, which can lead to irritability, problems focusing, frequent headaches, fatigue, and even depression. It can also negatively impact one’s blood pressure, and even increase the risk of high blood pressure and other heart-related conditions. Fortunately, in many cases a dentist can actually help treat OSA quickly and effectively through minimally invasive means. So if you’re ready to stop snoring, and to get to the root of your troubles sleeping, talk to your dentist about whether OSA could be to blame, and if so what treatment could help you start resting better!
When you look at photographs of yourself, is it hard not to fixate on the flaws in your smile? If you’re sick of feeling embarrassed by imperfections with your smile, have you considered talking to a cosmetic dentist? If so, what has stopped you from finding out what can be done to improve your smile? Are you worried about the cost, or about the longevity of enhancements? Now is a great time to learn more about the variety of treatments offered by cosmetic dentists, and how there are options for most every budget and to treat every concern. Continue reading
The kids will be heading back to school soon, which means the calendar will soon be full, and so will your grocery list. After all, school days call for quick breakfasts, lots of packed lunches, and easy after school snacks, too. Before you resort to lots of sweetened, packaged treats, though, it is important to consider what foods are actually best for your kids’ growing bodies and their smiles, as well. That way you can stock your fridge and pantry with everything you’ll need to keep your kids both happy and healthy! Continue reading