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Dental Guard Testimonial from L. Harris

“Yesterday, I received the Slim-Comfort Dental Guard. I used it last night, and it was wonderful! Just as advertised, it kept my mouth relaxed, prevented clamping, and was completely comfortable. I am a very happy customer! Thanks for all your help.” L. Harris Tulsa, OK We are always glad to hear our product used effectively. Read more

Product Review from the UK

I recently stumbled across this review from someone in the UK. I know it’s kind of dated but she brings up some good issues to address. Her review is here: http://www.kissandmakeup.tv/2009/04/product_review_97.html She says the following, “…after a week or so of wearing the splint I began to find that the band was irritating my lower Read more

Savvy Senior: Tips and treatments for snoring

“Dear Savvy Senior: My 60-year-old husband has become a terrible snorer, especially over the past few years. It’s gotten to the point I can’t stand to sleep in the same room as him anymore. What can help us? — Sleepless Sandy” Read more here: http://www.saratogian.com/articles/2010/02/23/life/doc4b83fbe7c4e6a728090756.txt The author recommends the SleepRight Side Sleeping Pillow to help Read more

Relief for jaw pain: TMJ symptoms and treatment

“Thirty-five million Americans are bothered by the discomfort of temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders(TMJDs),also called “TMJ.” This group of poorly understood conditions causes pain and limited movement of the jaw.” Read more here: http://www.newschannel5.com/Global/story.asp?S=11867539 They also offer some tips to alleviate the jaw pain that is associated with TMJ, including eating soft foods, not chewing Read more

Bisphenol A Exposure from Plastic Mouth Guards

“Bisphenol A has been most highly publicized for it’s presence in clear and colored transparent polycarbonate plastic, because of the popularity of using this plastic for water bottles. Bisphenol A leaches from polycarbonate as the plastic ages. The rate of degradation depends on how the plastic is used. If exposed to acid or alkaline solutions, Read more

eHow Article on Teeth Grinding

“Tooth grinding causes many dental problems if you’re part of the 25 percent of the population that experiences it. Most people with bruxism (tooth gnashing) don’t exhibit any immediate symptoms but show wear on their teeth and gum line that indicates the problem. Only 5 percent display painful symptoms, which vary from extreme headaches to Read more

Teeth grinders get some help

By: Chris Woolston Oct. 19th, 2009 http://www.latimes.com/features/health/la-he-skeptic19-2009oct19,0,6757223.story Sure, snorers can be loud. But for really cringe-worthy nighttime noise, it’s hard to beat a dedicated grinder. With jaw muscles clenched tight — perhaps because of stress or misaligned teeth — a grinder can create a crunching sound reminiscent of two icebergs passing in the night. Some Read more

Check out the SleepRight box on GMA this morning!

“Recession stress is apparently taking a big toll on the nation’s teeth. Medical experts say the number of people who grind their teeth in their sleep has risen sharply since the downturn began.” Read more here: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/MindMoodNews/story?id=8134554&page=1