Dental bonding is a bit of a mysterious procedure, despite the fact that it’s the second most-requested procedure in all cosmetic dentistry. If you don’t know what dental bonding is, you should learn because it can help you get a beautiful smile today. What Is Dental Bonding? Dental bonding is using a composite plastic-ceramic material ..
One of the greatest benefits of dental implants–in addition to their natural appearance, ease of maintenance, and the ability to eat all the food you enjoyed with your natural teeth–is their ability to last a lifetime. But what does that mean? How long can implants really last? Studies Show Implants Last Longer Than Studies Themselves ..
TMJ, temporomandibular joint disorder, can make it rough all year long, but it can make it especially hard to enjoy your holidays. Headaches, jaw pain, and other common symptoms can turn a joyous season into a tortuous one. Fortunately, you don’t have to live with these symptoms, because TMJ treatment can often give instant relief. ..
New research suggests that people who get migraines tend to have colder skin temperatures than people without migraines, according to a small Finnish study. These results continue to strengthen the tie between migraines and other types of blood vessel anomalies. Measuring Skin Temperature of Migraine Sufferers Finnish researchers looked at the skin temperature of 41 ..
We’ve been talking about how sleep apnea raises health costs, and we’ve talked about how it can save insurance companies a lot of money by preventing the need for heart attack and stroke care. But these are all theoretical arguments. In a real-world situation, how much are costs actually reduced? The answer is quite a ..
One of the dangers of sleep apnea is that it can go undetected. Some official estimates of the rate of undiagnosed sleep apnea is 80-90%. Now press coverage and new treatment options are leading to more and more people getting tested and treated for sleep apnea, which is good. But that doesn’t mean that insurers ..
Obstructive sleep apnea results in significantly increased medical expenses. But just how much? A new study attempts to answer this question, but ends up with only vague answers. Worse, it fails to identify a solution that overcomes many problems and could lead to significant reductions in cost. The Worst Sufferers Absorb the Most Treatment The ..
The lifestyle of the average American is contributing to their poor health, and the increasing rates of sleep apnea in this country. We know that high fat diets and low levels of exercise contribute to sleep apnea, but some researchers have proposed that salt may also be to blame. Overeating salt is an epidemic in ..
Some people complain that with all the advances in science, we still don’t have a cure for the common cold. But at least we’ve got treatments for the common cold. Unlike tinnitus, which has no drug treatments that are approved by the FDA. Understanding why we can’t find a good treatment for this condition helps ..
Although the majority of sleep apnea sufferers are men, women also suffer from the condition, and, according to a recent study, it may be even worse for them. According to the study, although women do not show some of the most common symptoms of sleep apnea, such as elevated resting blood pressure, they may have ..