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Is My Sleep Causing Me To Need Thyroid Pills?

Sleep disorders, especially sleep apnea, commonly has a negative effect on our body’s regulation of hormones. Male testosterone hormones make sleep apnea worse, while female sex hormones help protect from obstructive sleep apnea. It is still debated whether low...

Does Your CHRONIC PAIN Stop You From Getting Good Sleep?

For people suffering from fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, it is very common to have unrefreshing sleep and ongoing fatigue. (See my blog on fatigue.) “Tiredness” is what most commonly brings people to seek medical care. A Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)...

Emergency Dental Services

Lifetime Dental Care has introduced same day emergency dental services. Our commitment to area residents is that they will be seen the same day to assess dental concerns or emergencies, so they do not remain in discomfort. Our team at Lifetime Dental Care believes no...

What is Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment?

It might sound scary, but it may offer a less invasive process that produces a better result. A greater understanding of the jaw and its relationship to the teeth allows many dentists and orthodontists to see the need for braces long before a child loses all their...

Why do older people nap?

Most people ask, “Is it normal to nap?” “Is it good or bad?’ A sleep professional may wonder if this is a sign of sleep disrupted breathing. Napping is both beneficial and protective for the elderly by helping to protect from heart attack or strokes, but can also be...

Myths and Facts about Cavities

Dr. Anthony Butchert Below the Lifetime Dental Care team clears up the most common myths and facts about the cause of cavities. Read on below to get the details. Sugar Is the Prime Cause of Cavities Myth. Cavity causing bacteria cause cavities, specifically...

Are Dreams Predictive of Our Heath?

We dream during both REM (rapid eye movement) and NREM (non-rapid eye movement) sleep. The types of dreams vary between and among both in quality and quantity. Antidepressant and smoking cessation drugs increase dream intensity and can create nightmares. For people...

Another Important Reason to Visit Your Dentist

Dr. Anthony Butchert We all know the importance of visiting your dentist on a regular basis to maintain your oral health and prevent disease, but did you know that your dentist is also screening your overall health when you visit as well?  Blood Pressure...

Cavities on Baby Teeth

Dr. Anthony Butchert Dental decay otherwise known as cavities are caused by oral bacteria. There are a few specific types of oral bacteria that cause cavities, and these can be transmitted from person to person. The oral bacteria of a parent can also be transmitted...

 

 

 

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