A woman with glasses making a 'shush' gesture with the text "Mewing Movement – the mystery is solved.

Let’s face it, teenagers are confusing. Add social media trends and new slang that is generated every minute, and it sometimes feels like they live on a different planet! We’re here to help you decipher this one: mewing. In recent months, the internet has been abuzz with a phenomenon known […]


Pregnancy is an exciting journey filled with anticipation and joy, but it also brings about changes in your body, that can even include your oral health. While you’re overwhelmed with finding pants that fit and researching the best car seat for newborns, you probably don’t want to add “worry about […]


Fluoride: It’s in your toothpaste, your food, and your water, and if you live in some areas, it may even be in your local news headlines, too.  Since 1945, when Grand Rapids, Michigan, became the first city to fluoridate the public water supply, the mineral has been a hot topic […]

Sleep apnea is a chronic disorder in which a person has abnormal pauses in breathing or shallow breathing during sleep. This can be caused by obstruction of the upper airway or by a disruption in the brain’s control of breathing. Although sleep apnea is more common in men, it also […]

Sleep apnea is a serious disorder that is marked by pauses in breathing while a person is asleep. And while the most common signs of sleep apnea – like snoring and waking abruptly during the night – are well-known, you may be surprised to learn that there are some lesser-known […]

Sleep apnea is an extremely common sleep disorder that can have a serious impact on the quality of life and productivity of those who suffer from it. Affecting around 35% of all adults in the United States, sleep apnea is characterized by interruptions in breathing that occur during sleep. While […]

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The Lone Star State is known for its sweltering summers, but winter can deliver its own extreme temperatures. Texas residents may not be fully prepared for the cooler temperatures and their potential impact on health. Surprisingly, the colder weather can exacerbate various health conditions, and one that often flies under […]

Do you have trouble breathing when you sleep? Do you wake up feeling tired and groggy every morning? You may be suffering from sleep apnea, a disorder in which your breathing repeatedly stops and starts while you’re asleep. This lack of sufficient breathing can lead to feelings of exhaustion, shortness […]

If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you’re likely familiar with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy. It’s one of the most commonly prescribed and effective treatments for the disorder. However, CPAP isn’t the only option. Oral appliances, or dental devices, are another method for treating sleep apnea. Both CPAP […]

Sleep Apnea is mainly a breathing condition, but its effects may extend beyond the throat. Sleep apnea is considered an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and may also contribute to the progression of existing cardiovascular conditions. Understanding the connection between these two conditions is important for managing your health. […]