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What Are My TMJ Treatment Options in Boston?

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction, better known as TMJ or TMJ syndrome, is a common condition that affects millions of Americans. While most people associate the disorder with jaw pain, teeth grinding or clicking sounds when moving the jaw, the reality is that TMJ can impact far more than just your jaw. In fact, this condition can

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AM I A CANDIDATE FOR INVISALIGN IN BOSTON?

Everyone wants a great smile that they can feel confident about, but they may not want to wear bulky braces in order to achieve it. Traditional braces may have been the only option for years, but that’s no longer the case. Invisalign is an alternative that appeals to many people for its appearance as well

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IS A MOUTHGUARD FOR SNORING & SLEEP APNEA COMFORTABLE?

snoring and sleep apnea treatment wonder if the device will be comfortable enough to wear while they sleep. This concern is understandable, since many patients who are looking for a mouthguard – also known as oral appliance therapy – are current or former users of a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine. Many people are

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THE LATEST COSMETIC DENTISTRY OFFERINGS IN BOSTON

Cosmetic Dentistry Cosmetic dentistry can mean different things to different people. Encompassing changes from veneers and dental implants to teeth whitening and more, the overarching goal of any cosmetic dentistry procedure is to create a positive change to your teeth and your smile. At Boston Center for Oral Health, our Back Bay dental practice is

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TONGUE CAUSING AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION? HOW TO TREAT SNORING WITHOUT CPAP

The underlying causes of snoring are different for each person. For many individuals, the root problem has to do with the tongue. Whether you have a large tongue, weak tongue muscles or you sleep on your back – there are a number of reasons why the tongue may interfere with nighttime breathing. Continuous positive airway

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CPAP ALTERNATIVE TO TREAT SNORING & SLEEP APNEA IN BOSTON

For many years, the initial treatment for sleep apnea and snoring has been the continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) mask. This device is just what it sounds like: a mask that you place over your nose and mouth that’s connected to a pump that sends a continuous flow of air into your mouth, nose and

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THE HEALTH RISKS OF SNORING

THE HEALTH RISKS OF SNORING & WHY YOU SHOULD SEEK TREATMENT

Getting a good night’s sleep has never been more important. With a growing number of research studies showing that sleep is essential for hormone balance, blood sugar control, and even brain maintenance, being able to fall asleep and stay asleep is a cornerstone of healthy living. However, chronic snoring can disrupt your sleep pattern and have

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4 REASONS TO CHOOSE A DENTAL DEVICE FOR SNORING

Dental devices come in all shapes and sizes and serve different purposes. While hearing the phrase “dental device” might initially call to mind orthodontic appliances or dentures, another type of dental device is an oral appliance that’s used to treat snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at

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Appreciation from a Priest in the Time of the Pandemic

My trouble staying asleep was taking a heavier and heavier toll on me.. In early March, before any of us could fully understand what was coming, I had a routine visit with Dr. Morreale. I complained- once again- that my trouble staying asleep was taking a heavier and heavier toll on me. Night after night,

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