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Sleep Disorder Cost

Physical pain? Lessened quality of life? More medical problems? Shorter life expectancy? They do not really sound like good options, do they? Compare sleep disorder treatment with… “Sun is shining as you re-check your list. Everything is packed, cooler is filled, gas gauge is sitting on full and you are ready to hit the road. […]

Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

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Sleep Disorder Causes

Lying in bed, looking through the slits in your scrunched up eyes, you refuse to believe the sun is rising. Birds start chirping outside your bedroom window and you turn to look at your alarm clock only to confirm what you already knew. In a matter of moments you will get up and start your […]

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Sleep Loss Symptoms

A sleep disorder can be a killer in your bedroom… Sleep Apnea can be life-threatening? Read more » What you think may be a simple snoring problem can lead to serious health concerns! Read more » Weight gain – in a perfect world, we would all go to sleep and wake up lighter. Read more » […]

Sleep Disorder Center

We are not a sleep laboratory, we work closely with several sleep laboratories, and we ourselves offer portable sleep testing equipment that you can take with you to use in the comfort of your own home! Just like the rest of your body, prevention is the key to having good oral health. Maintaining healthy teeth […]

Posture 1 Test – Front

Posture Test – Front Stand in front of a mirror (or have someone ready to take a photo of you standing in front of a wall Stand with your feet ‘shoulder width’ apart Close your eyes and turn your head left and right as far as you can go, look up then down as far […]

Posture 2 Test – Side

Forward head posture was commonly called “Dowagers Hump” in old England. That is because there is a build up of muscle and connective tissue at the base of the neck required to hold the head in this forward position. Heads weigh between 8 to 16 pounds. Holding that weight forward of it’s natural position over the […]

Mobility Test

Moving the head Watching in the mirror, try to touch your right ear to your right shoulder. Repeat in the other direction. Now try to turn your head so your chin is pointing to the right and then the left. If you have stiffness or pain, your bite may be to blame. Limited mobility is […]

Jaw Position Test

Short upper jaw Look at your face. That cute up-turned nose may be a consequence of an under developed upper jaw. Most adults do not show their nostrils when you look face on. But an under developed upper jaw can mean the nose has not grown to it’s ideal position. This does not mean you are not […]

Overbite Test

In a healthy mouth, an overbite of 10% of the upper teeth over the lower teeth is natural. Anything more than that increases the likely hood that your bite is unhealthy. HEALTHY BITE OVERBITE Deep overbites mean the lower jaw must stay back from a more natural position so that the upper and lower teeth can mesh […]

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