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Mouth Breathing in Children: What Should You Do?


Have you noticed your child breathing primarily through their mouth during the day or while sleeping? It may seem harmless, but it can be dangerous to your child’s development if left untreated. If your child is experiencing mouth breathing, your dentist can help you understand what the cause is.   The Dangers of Mouth Breathing

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Dental Care Best Practices Everyone Should Follow


The older we get, the more responsibility we take on, especially when it comes to maintaining our health and taking care of our bodies. One of the most important aspects of our health that cannot be ignored is our teeth. Our teeth aren’t just about how we look, they are a big part of our

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Are you getting enough sleep?


According to a new study, more and more people are having difficulty falling and staying asleep at night. If you struggle to sleep at night, it turns out that you are not alone. A new study performed at Iowa State University (ISU) in the United States found that adults in America who reported having trouble

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The link between sleep apnea and cancer


A recent study shows that women who suffer from severe sleep apnea may be at greater risk of cancer. Sleep apnea is a serious condition and can lead to a range of other health issues. Now, a study shows that there may be a connection between sleep apnea and cancer, particularly in women. Read on

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Childhood sleep apnea goes largely undiagnosed


Although around 15 percent of children suffer from sleep apnea, up to 90 percent of cases remain undiagnosed. According to new research that was recently published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, children are largely underdiagnosed when it comes to obstructive sleep apnea. In many cases, the symptoms of the disorder are incorrectly

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The link between sleep apnea and brain activity


Research shows that sleep apnea in children affects both brain activity and IQ. According to research, sleep apnea can lead to a number of issues, including brain cell damage, which lowers IQ and brain activity in children. If left untreated, the condition can actually injure areas of the brain that are responsible for processes like

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How to treat sleep apnea


At Elite Dental of Staten Island, we collaborate with other health professionals to help manage sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a serious disorder, but fortunately, there are several ways it can be addressed and managed. In fact, at Elite Dental of Staten Island, we often collaborate with other medical professionals to come up with effective

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The importance of good quality sleep


A new study has linked good amounts of sleep to lower risks for dementia and early death. There is nothing better than a good night’s rest, but there’s more to quality sleep than feeling good. Studies have revealed that optimal sleep actually lowers the risk of dementia and early death. Read on to find out

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Three common sleep myths debunked


Some of the most common myths about sleeping could actually be impacting your overall health. Do you think you can get by on just a few hours of sleep every night? Perhaps you think your snoring is a harmless habit? Read on to find out more about some of the most common misconceptions about sleep,

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Have you heard of sour tongue?


A change in your sense of taste could indicate an oral health issue If you have noticed a sour, bitter, or metallic taste in your mouth that you can’t seem to get rid of, it may be a sign of an underlying health issue. Although it is quite normal to experience an unpleasant taste from

In honor of Children's Dental Health Month, we're hosting an exciting event about myofunctional therapy, and how your child's breathing could affect their health for the rest of their life. This event will take place at our office on Monday February 26 from 4.30pm
Thanks to environmental changes, children are now being born, and growing up to adulthood with malformed airways and jaws.
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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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Get more information about myofunctional therapy
for your child
Learn how you can help your child!
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