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A question we get asked commonly by people is how to know if they need a guard for their top or bottom jaw. What we’ve noticed, it’s pretty confusing and overwhelming when you try to look the answer up online. With every dentist sharing their conflicting views, making a decision can be overwhelming. What’s our advice for you? As we say with most things, the best night guard to protect your teeth from the effects of grinding and clenching is the guard you will actually want to wear all night long. So what does this mean for you choosing top...

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What exactly is the relationship between sleep and weight, and how important is it? We all want to look and feel our best. We want to feel good throughout the day, but we also want to love the way we look. And for most of us, that means losing a few pounds, and maybe even building up some lean muscle to achieve that ‘toned’ look that everyone seems to be striving for. Most people have a knee-jerk response to the idea of achieving a healthier body-weight. If you want to lose weight, you’re supposed to move your body more and...

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We all know that sleep is important. This is a pretty obvious statement. If we go for too long without it, it can certainly catch up to us. And seeing as how most of us live in what is probably the most ‘sleep deprived state of existence’ that humans have ever seen (mostly having to do with the rise of technology and the role that business has played in making our lives busier than ever), it only makes sense that this would resonate with us. We all value sleep. We probably all wish we could get more of it. We...

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We all know that humans need sleep. In fact, if you have ever been sleep-deprived, you probably know exactly what we’re talking about. Going without sleep becomes monumentally more difficult for most people as time goes on. And it is also a proven fact that going without it long enough can be fatal.It is said that you can live for 3 minutes without air, 3 days without water, and 21 days without food. But what about sleep? Is sleep so essential that you need it for survival? Or will you just feel ‘tired’ if you don’t get it? As it...

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Grinding and clenching, also known as Bruxism, is common with both children and adults. But did you know that it’s predicted that for every 10 children approximately 2-3 of them grind or clench!! So if your kid is… don’t stress, there are probably other kids in their class who also have adopted the habit! But you still should follow it up. Thankfully, the key thing to remember with bruxism in children is that, like a lot of things with kids, they will grow out of it. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take the necessary precautions, monitor your child's habit...

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