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How to stop tongue thrust


If your child suffers from tongue thrust, you will know that it can cause a number of issues. In fact, it can even affect their oral function, as well as their ability to eat and speak properly. But, do you know exactly what causes the condition, and how it can be managed? Read on to

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How does sleep apnea affect women?


Sleep apnea affects people of all shapes and sizes, but did you know that the effects of sleep apnea are worse for women than men? According to a recent study conducted by UCLA School of Nursing, there are some considerable differences between the impacts of the condition on men and women — in fact, while

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Good oral health affects overall wellness


Research shows that poor oral health can affect the rest of the body, so for the sake of your overall well-being, it’s essential that you stick to a healthy regime and go for dental check-ups regularly. Here’s what you need to know about taking care of your teeth and gums… What is gum disease? Gum

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Dr Steve Acker published in Compendium


Dr Steve Acker and Dr Nancy Hatrick have been published in the Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry. Titled Digital Mandibular Arch Restoration at an Increased Occlusal Vertical Dimension in One Visit, the article demonstrates how a fully digital technology was used to restore the mandibular arch to proper function and improved aesthetics The article can

News Update From Elite Dental – The Bale/Doneen Method


 Dr Acker, the principal dentist at Elite Dental of Staten Island, will be furthering his education this month in understanding the link between oral health and total body wellness. As an Oral Systemic Health Professional and a leader in practising, studying, and educating the impact your oral health can have on your overall health, Dr

Train Accident in New York Inspires Mandatory Sleep Testing


In response to last year’s fatal Bronx commuter train derailment – that was responsible for killing four passengers – Metro- North officials have implemented a system that will require the 350 engineers that work for the railway to be evaluated in the coming months for sleep apnea. News reports courtesy of ABC News reinforce that

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Thanks to environmental changes, children are now being born, and growing up to adulthood with malformed airways and jaws.
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