5 Myths About Sleep Apnea That Drives Us Crazy

Beautifull couple in bed woman trying to sleep while a man is snoring or sleep apnea

Medical and dental professionals hear myths all the time. We only use 10% of our brains, tooth decay can be avoided as long as you don’t over do it with sugar, and vitamin C will cure your cold are a few examples of misinformation spreading far and wide. However, there …

Mobility Test – Testing Yourself for TMJ and Jaw Problems

a Calgary woman testing herself for jaw problems before seeking help from a TMJ dentist in Calgary

Many signs and symptoms of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problems or jaw problems may not be felt right away. We saw this when I explained how poor posture can be caused by TMJ disorder (TMD) with a Poor Posture Test. Some patients that I’ve seen at my downtown Calgary dental clinic …

What Happens to Your Mouth Every Time You Skip a Teeth Cleaning

Downtown Calgary teeth cleaning from Calgary's best dentist and dental hygiene team.

Are dental cleanings really necessary? Dentists like myself say that routine dental check-ups and hygiene appointments are vital to a person’s oral and overall health. It’s hard to believe that I still meet people here in downtown Calgary that argue that there’s no real need for an annual teeth cleaning, …

What’s wrong with the charcoal teeth whitening trend?

charcoal teeth whitening calgary

Over the years, I’ve seen all sorts of trends in teeth whitening. Some of them come and go, while others have been around for decades. One of the current trends is the charcoal teeth whitening. Many people are drawn to this type of whitening because it is considered an “all-natural” …

Bad Posture Test – Testing Yourself for TMJ and Jaw Problems

TMJ dentist's blog post header for Testing Yourself for TMJ and Jaw Problems, bad posture test.

Your body’s ability to cope with chronic strain and stress may lessen as you age. Many signs and symptoms  of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problems or jaw problems may not be felt right away or even painful. You may be unaware of the destruction that is happening with your jaw joints, your teeth, and your …

Welcome to a whole body approach to dentistry & TMD Treatment

TMJ Calgary dentist and downtown Calgary dentist breaks down his physiological approach. Offering tmd treatment

Finding balance and harmony for the head, neck, body, and hips No part of your body exists on its own. We are all one connected organism trying to survive. We see this every day. What happens when your cold leaves your nose stuffed up? Well you open your mouth. The …

Replacing missing teeth with dental implants

Diagram of dental implants

People who have missing teeth sometimes think they can live without them. While it’s possible to learn to eat with missing teeth, it is better for your remaining teeth, your digestion and your overall health to have missing teeth replaced. Today there are many options to choose from when it …

Poor Posture and Jaw Connection

Poor posture could be caused by TMJ pain.

A surprising connection between your jaw and your posture Having good posture is not just about sitting and standing up straight. Your head and neck are also very much involved, and headaches or neck pain can cause poor posture despite your best efforts. You jaws are at the center of …

3 ways sleep disorder affect your life

Sleep and snoring solutions in downtown Calgary.

If you have a sleep disorder, you may feel tired all the time. Many people live like this, believing they can handle life with little sleep. Not getting enough sleep, however, can have serious effects on your many aspects of your life. Some people, like those who suffer from sleep apnea, …

This can help you stop snoring – Calgary snoring devices

Image of a couple snoring - Dental downtown Calgary snoring solutions.

This surprisingly simple device could help you stop snoring Snoring is a common problem of middle age, affecting mostly men and people who are overweight. Often assumed to be inevitable, snoring could actually be a sign of a breathing or sleep problem. If you’d like to stop snoring for the …