Are Your Teeth Going “Grrr!” When You’re Going “Zzz”?

For many of us, the news comes during a routine dental check-up. “I see you grind your teeth,” your dentist might say. The assessment might confuse you. You know for a fact you don’t grind your teeth all day. But what about at night? Many people suffer from sleep bruxism – the condition of grinding one’s teeth while they sleep – and don’t even know it....
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Small Movements in the Mouth Can Add Up: How to Protect Yourself From Shifting Teeth

Though you can’t see it happening, your teeth are always on the move. Teeth continue to shift throughout our lives. This is because of several factors including the changing shape of the jaw over time, pressures from eating and talking, and potential dental health issues like gum disease. Even if you’ve had braces or still wear a retainer, it’s important to work with your...
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A Fact That Hits Close To Home: Most Emergency Medical Transport Happens At Home

Late in 2020, Robert Gordon was considering the changes he would make to his insurance policies for the new year. Although he had always enjoyed good health and his latest physical came back with results that pleased his doctor, there was one benefit he was determined to add. “There were two things I always thought regarding emergency medical transport,” he says, “One was...
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A Revolution in Eyecare: Seeing the Future of Reversing Glaucoma

Last month, we shared an article about the dangers of glaucoma , a leading cause of blindness, and steps you can take to prevent or slow the condition. Now there is some exciting news on potentially reversing the condition. Scientists have successfully restored vision in mice by turning back the clock on aged eye cells in the retina to recapture youthful gene function. The scientists...
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