Springtime and Sleep

After a cold winter, flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and birds are chirping. Spring is here along with a few sleep hurdles. Aside from the time change affecting our sleep cycles, there are a few other seasonal changes like more daylight exposure, allergens, and unpredictable weather that impact sleep quality and overall health.  Saying goodbye to winter is great but are we ready for what spring brings along?

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Tips for Sunday’s Time Change

This Sunday is when we “Spring Forward” and we lose a whole hour of sleep. Many studies conclude that there are harsh mental, physical, and internal health impacts created when sleep-deprived, especially during this time of year.  

Some usual common side-effects of losing an hour are tiredness throughout the day, grogginess, and even a jet-lagged feeling. Not to worry, here are a few tips you can do to prepare and ease into the new time change, instead of just “springing” into it.

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DPR – Say “Good Night, Gracie!” The Lowdown on Sleep

Dental practices are in a unique position to help patients realize the multiple benefits that come from reliably sleeping longer and better.

[By Dr. John Flucke] – Original Article by Dental Products Report Here!

When I was a kid, I loved the comedian George Burns. He and his wife, Gracie Allen, had been a vaudeville act, with George playing straight man to Gracie’s “ditzy wife” routine. They moved their act to television in the early days of that medium and were very popular until Gracie’s unfortunate passing at the age of 62. George lived to be 100.

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DPR – Is It Time For Sleep In Your Practice?

[ by Terri Lively ] – Original Article by Dental Products Report Here!

Dental sleep medicine is a field many practices are
taking on for its patient care and practice-building
opportunities. We spoke to experts in the area to get insight
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Past, Present, Future – The Evolution of Dental Products

A look at how far the dental industry has come from the analog products of the past, to today’s cutting edge technologies and materials, to visions of what dental products and practices might look like in the future.

Dental Specialty Products

The Past

Dental specialists have handled some of the biggest challenges requiring unique instruments and technologies specifically designed for the tasks at hand. Because these procedures required both specialized skills and equipment, they were handled by specialists rather than by general practitioners.

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When Disaster Strikes; A Call to Action

Photo by J.T. Blatty / FEMA

“The subject of sleep disorders intrigued me because I suspected that I may suffer from the condition. As a result, I took many courses on the topic and came across SleepArchiTx when I realized that I needed a full-service provider to help me launch a dental sleep medicine program at my office once we opened our doors.” – Dr. William Tycoliz

In 2017, America saw the destruction that Hurricane Irma, a Category 4 storm, brought upon Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and the Caribbean. To date, the storm caused an estimated $50 billion in damage and, according to the National Hurricane Center, is considered the fifth-costliest hurricane to hit mainland United States.

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