Blog - Snoring
Facts & Myths about TMD, TMJ, & Orofacial Pain
In dentistry as in medicine, you’ll find doctors on every side of contentious issues: is the mercury in amalgam dental fillings safe or not? (Yes, the science is clear that it’s safe). Is fluoride beneficial or dangerous? (Again, the science is solidly on the side of safety and efficacy). While dentists argue about which bonding […]Read more
Sleep apnea tied to increased risk of stroke; Even mild sleep apnea puts men in danger, study finds
Sleep apnea tied to increased risk of stroke; Even mild sleep apnea puts men in danger, study finds. Here is a topic that is so incredibly important for all men (and women), because it is still so underdiagnosed. Even more importantly, few patients know that your DENTIST may be able to help treat both snoring […]Read more
Dr. Oz talks about Periodontal (Gum) Disease and Total Health
I guess it’s because I don’t watch a lot of TV, but I confess that – until quite recently – I had absolutely no idea who this guy Dr. Oz is. A friend recently told me that Dr. Oz has some really good material about dental health that can be shared, and since it’s sometimes […]Read more
Headache relief for 10yo boy with the NTI
I really, truly love treating patients for migraines and chronic headaches, and this was a case that was even more satisfying than usual, because my patient was only 10 years old when we made his NTI. He was in for a 6-month exam and cleaning today, and in talking with both him and his mother, […]Read more
Sleep Apnea, Snoring, and Self-Tests/Info.
Snoring Isn’t Sexy has recently added a FREE DOWNLOAD eBook and Self-Test on their website. I HIGHLY recommend this website for anyone who has concerns about sleep apnea, who is looking for a dentist in Charlotte who treats sleep apnea with oral appliances, and general information.Read more
13yo girl with back pain, headaches, jaw pain, acid erosion of teeth, ADD, gastric reflux, sleeps poorly….
So what’s the connection amongst all these things? Is it possible there’s one condition/issue that is a primary driving force behind all of these that, if addressed, could make an amazing difference in a young girl’s life……for her entire life? The answer is (of course, or I wouldn’t be asking such obvious leading questions, right? […]Read more