While we may be spending more time at home these days, those who suffer from sleep apnea can take advantage of this time to practice habits and activities that boost the effect of sleep apnea treatments and improve their overall health. If you or a family member suffers from loud snoring, constant waking during the night while gasping for air, and daytime fatigue, certain lifestyle changes can help boost sleep apnea treatment success. Read on to find out more.
If not treated properly, sleep apnea can cause health problems such as high blood pressure, heart disease, strokes, psychological disorders, and more. There are multiple treatments for sleep apnea, however, that can promote a healthier lifestyle and keep these conditions at bay. One of them is exercise.
UPDATE ** WE ARE NOW OPEN ** – We recognize this is a challenging time, but want you to know that we are still here for you. While many dental practices have closed, we are open for adult emergency patients. You do not need to be an existing patient to see us for an emergency situation, either.
Now that Spring is here, many of our patients want a quick and easy way to freshen up their smile. After years of coffee and tea drinking, or even smoking, you may find your teeth are stained and discolored and regular whitening toothpaste dosen’t make much of a difference. What if we told you could have whiter teeth in just 30 minutes? Read more to find out about our innovative teeth whitening treatment.
Do you become anxious or fearful when you think about an upcoming dental appointment? Do you have a friend or loved one who has dental phobia and avoids going to the dentist? We want patients like you to know that if you or someone you know suffers from dental anxiety, there is a solution to help you have a stress-free dental appointment so you can get the dental care you need.
When our patients regard us as friends, and even family, we know we’re doing something right. Our philosophy of treating each patient with respect and caring for them as a person, not just a number, is part of providing great dental care. While we utilize the latest dental technology and techniques to provide amazing results, how we treat our patients matters, too.
Painful jaw, face or ears? Difficulty chewing or talking due to your jaw locking up? Did you know that dentists can treat these symptoms which are often associated with a jaw joint disorder known as TMD? In fact, we have treated many patients with this condition who are now pain-free as a result. We thought you’d like to hear directly from them how they found relief and an improved quality of life through their TMD treatments. Watch here:
When the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are but a memory, and one year ends and another begins, it’s natural to think of all possibilities to improve our lives in the coming year. For many of us that means dusting off our New Year’s resolutions from the previous year and either renewing our pledge to do better this time or making a completely new list of promises to be the best 2.0 version of ourselves.
It’s not often you hear someone say they enjoy going to the dentist, but that’s exactly what one of our patients has to say about our practice. We’re thrilled about this comment because at Smiles by Hollsinger and Higgins, we go out of our way to provide a caring and comfortable dental experience for our patients. You can hear more great feedback about our practice from our patients and staff in this video.
We hope your new year is off to a great start. We want to help keep you healthy in 2020 — because your dental health has an affect on your overall health. Do you know what disease over half of adult Americans are living with? Click here to find out how to avoid this common dental problem.