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Snoring – How Can Your Dentist Help?

Snoring – How Can Your Dentist Help?

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If you snore, it is something we’re often a little embarrassed about, but if you do, you’re certainly in good company. It is estimated that one in four women, and one in three Canadian men, snore on a regular basis. … Continue reading

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The Sympathetic Nervous System

The Sympathetic Nervous System

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Question: Have you ever been in a situation where you just felt the need to run away very quickly (of course I’m not referring to the dental office). Question: In a stressful situation, have you ever felt like you had … Continue reading

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Obesity and Sleep Apnea

Obesity and Sleep Apnea

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Sleep Apnea is the cessation of breathing (while asleep) for a certain period of time (at least 10 seconds). It is a condition that is often associated with, but not limited to individuals who are overweight. An increase in weight … Continue reading

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The Bed Partners Questionnaire

The Bed Partners Questionnaire

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In the last blog we looked at the Epworth Questionnaire, as it is a good way for an individual to determine whether they suffer from excessive daytime sleepiness… The degree or severity of daytime sleepiness is a good measure of … Continue reading

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Intra Oral Appliances used to treat Snoring and Mild Sleep Apnea

Advantages and Disadvantages of Intra Oral Appliances used to treat Snoring and Mild Sleep Apnea

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In the last couple of blogs we found that Intra oral appliances, whether for snoring or mild sleep apnea, are meant to keep the airway open during sleep. They act by preventing the collapse of the tongue and soft tissues … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea…What is it and how does it relate to dentistry?

Sleep Apnea…What is it and how does it relate to dentistry?

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During the day as we go about our daily activities, we are generally in an up-right or vertical position. As we breathe in and out there is a steady stream of air going into our mouths down into our lungs … Continue reading

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