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Stop! Put the ice down

Stop! Put the ice down

While eating ice might seem harmless, it can really cause damage to your health and teeth. In fact, compulsive ice chewing is actually an eating disorder in which one craves nonfood items. This can also be a sign of other serious physical, mental and emotional ailments that have long-term consequences for your health and wellbeing. […]

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Are you at risk for sleep apnea?

Are you at risk for sleep apnea?

How do you know if you are at risk for sleep apnea? While sleep apnea can affect anyone, even children, certain factors will put you in an increased risk for developing this condition. To help you better understand if you are at risk, let’s take a look at some of the factors involved in sleep […]

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Combat stress, prevent teeth grinding  

Combat stress, prevent teeth grinding  

If you’ve ever woken up with a sore jaw or constant headaches, you know just how uncomfortable it can be. These problems, as well as tense muscles, are often the result of bruxism, which is the medical term for teeth grinding. Together we can work to figure out the cause of your grinding, while also […]

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Understand your risk to improve your health

Understand your risk to improve your health

If you are at risk for something, it increases your likelihood of getting a disease or other condition. While you are more likely to develop temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) if you have one or a few of the risks, but it also doesn’t mean you won’t develop TMD if you don’t have any risk factors […]

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Infographic: Best Foods for Headache Relief

Infographic: Best Foods for Headache Relief

If you’re prone to headaches or migraines, your pain might have to do with your diet. By understanding the types of foods that help to relieve pain and inflammation, you can be on your way to improved overall health. In the infographic below, we take a look at ginger, mackerel, spinach, yogurt and watermelon. Let […]

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Infographic: Essential Oils for Headache Relief

Infographic: Essential Oils for Headache Relief

When your head hurts, the first thing you go for might be ibuprofen or tylenol. While this might provide temporary relief, what happens when you still can’t shake the pain? Another option for combating headache pain is with essential oils. Essential oils are highly-concentrated liquids made from the leaves, stems, flowers, bark, roots, or other […]