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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 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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Let’s Conclude our Discussion of Oral Appliances

Let’s Conclude our Discussion of Oral Appliances

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

We have learnt so much in the last few blogs, but there are still some important facts about Sleep Dentistry left to discuss. General Facts – Oral appliances don’t cure mild sleep apnea or snoring. The appliance must be worn … 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

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

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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Our office is now open. We are taking the following precautions to combat COVID-19;

  • A plexiglass barrier stands on the front desk in the waiting room.
  • All patients have their temperature taken with a non-touch digital infra-red thermometer.
  • All staff wear mask, gloves, gown, bonnet, goggles and face shield.
  • Hand sanitizers are readily available for staff and patient use.
  • Patients will wait outside or in their car until their appointment time.
  • No visitors are permitted in the office.
  • Social distancing will remain in effect in the office.
  • Patients experiencing influenza-like-illness (fever with a cough, sore throat or muscle aches) should not come to the office.
  • Air purifiers with hepa filters have been installed in each operatory and waiting room.
  • All COVID-19 precautions put forth by both the dental and hygiene boards have been put into force in the office.

We look forward to seeing you soon. 
Dr Axelrad and Staff