Awareness

Smile for National Selfie Day!

June 21 is National Selfie Day, so fire up your smartphone, show off your healthy smile and snap a selfie. Post it to your favorite social media outlet with the hashtag #NationalSelfieDay. We upload 350 million photos to Facebook, 95 million photos on Instagram and 3 billion snaps on Snapchat each day, according to a Read more

Banish Bad Breath This Summer

Are you that person? Do people start talking to you and quickly end the conversation? When you step forward or get close to talk to someone, does he or she take a step back? While you may be a brilliant, engaging conversationalist, it just might be that your breath is driving people away. Perhaps you Read more

3-Step Self-Help Philosophy

To protect teeth from clenching and grinding is one thing–breaking a bad neuromuscular habit to control clenching and grinding is entirely another. Our SleepRight® dental guard is designed to protect your teeth while you learn to develop a new approach for managing your own health care. Awareness We strongly suggest you begin wearing the SleepRight® Read more

SleepRight Side Sleeping Pillow Giveaway at TMJ Hope

Here’s how the SleepRight® Side Sleeping Foam Pillow works ~ The Visco-elastic memory foam pillow conforms to your facial contours by taking an impression of your head and neck anatomy. This greatly minimizes the unwanted side effects of pressure points, which is a benefit unavailable in regular pillows. As your head settles into the full Read more

Sleep Right Dental Guard Information and Review

Rhona-Mae Arca over at suite101.com wrote a review about our SleepRight Secure-Comfort dental guard. She goes into quite a bit of detail on the care of the dental guard. While her article says you can brush it with mouthwash or toothpaste, our revised care instructions recommend only rinsing in either cool water or mouthwash to 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