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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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Feeling tired at work? Struggling to make it through that last bit of the day. Below we have a few options for you to try to help get you through the day that follows from a restless night of sleep and mornings waking with a sore jaw and headaches. Take a break from your desk and staring at the screen. I think this is a good thing to try and do every hour or so if you can. You’d be surprised what a small trip to the bathroom or a quick interaction with a co-worker can do to your energy...

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No one wants to replace their guard over and over again, even with our affordable prices and no dentist visits it’s still nice to save money and time by preserving the one you have as best as you can! We’ve written several blogs on how to care for your guard but thought what better way to summarise this than in a simple do’s and don’t’s list. This blog is quick and easy to read and will provide you with all the knowledge you need to best look after your guard and hopefully extend it’s life as best you can!  Do's:...

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A common question we get asked is, “my night guard has turned yellow. Is this normal?”. Our answer...unfortunately yes, it’s inevitable that over time your night guard will become discoloured due to the saliva and bacteria in the mouth. Unfortunately, there isn’t much we can do on our end to prevent this. As the plastic is exposed to saliva and all of the bacterias that are in our saliva, the colour of the guard will start to change. The colour will change more rapidly if the guard is not properly cleaned or dried after each use. Unfortunately, there is nothing...

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