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Say Good Night to Nighttime Teeth Grinding

Did you know that stress can affect your teeth? Chronic teeth grinding and clenching, a condition known as bruxism, is a side effect of stress. As many as 10 percent of patients at our Boise dental practice show symptoms of bruxism, and most of them don’t even know it! Nighttime teeth grinding can cause a […]

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Sleep Apnea’s Hidden Danger – Even Your Doctor May Not Realize

If you, or someone you love, is suffering from sleep apnea and is struggling with a CPAP machine, it’s important to remember that a CPAP machine is not a cure — it’s a treatment that only works if you wear it. But, the CPAP is not the only option out there. In certain cases, a […]

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Sleep Apnea: Are My Children At Risk?

Sleep apnea in children is more common than one might think. In fact, a handful of recent studies have suggested that up to 25 percent of children who are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might also show signs of obstructive sleep apnea. Looking For Some Good News? Something as small as a sleep […]

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Sleep Apnea: Alternatives Most People Don’t Know About

Did you know, there are more than 18 million Americans who suffer from sleep apnea? That is a huge number! For years, the CPAP has been the major treatment option for those with obstructive sleep apnea. But, more and more people are opting to not use the CPAP machine. Image Credit Patients complain that the […]

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Sleep Apnea: Things You May Not Know

A few months ago, we had the pleasure of attending a six-day mini-residency training opportunity given by the prestigious Steve Olmos. We travelled to San Diego on three different occasions to soak in the newest and greatest research information that continues to surround Dental Sleep Medicine and TMD. What we were able to take away from […]

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