Sleep Apnea in Children: This Might Be Why Your Child Is Always Tired

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Does your child seem to wake up tired each morning? Have they been having difficulty concentrating at school? If so, you may wonder whether your child has ADHD. Many children receive an ADHD diagnosis, so it wouldn’t be too farfetched to assume that yours might have it, too. It’s always …

Why Your Kelowna Dentist Advises Passing on a Nighttime Glass of Wine

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Most of us here in Kelowna enjoy the occasional (or frequent) adult beverage. Particularly after a long and arduous day at work. After all, we live in wine country. Good news is that some alcoholic drinks – red wine especially – have been shown in recent medical studies to promote …

How Teeth Grinding/Bite Problems Causes Migraines and What You Can Do About It

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What causes headaches? Doctors and researchers have been struggling to find the answer to that question for years. And it’s no wonder why:  Millions of people suffer from painful headaches and migraines regularly – and they’re desperate for relief. In fact, according to the World Health Organization, headache disorders are …

Margo’s Story: Cosmetic Dentistry to Improve Smile and Function

Have you ever thought about improving your smile? If you’re like most of us, you probably have. Having a beautiful smile that you can be proud of is the desire of many us here in the Okanagan. But is cosmetic dentistry in Kelowna really worth the investment of time and …

Holiday Stress-Related TMJ Pain: Tips for Treating Your Pain This Season

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The holiday season is one of love, giving, family, and comfort. For many people, it’s their favorite time of year. We spend more time with family, attend parties, and shop more than usual for the perfect gifts. Yet, the holiday season is also one of the most high-stress times of …

Migraines – Much more than just a bad headache migraines-kelowna

Reports have shown that the impact of migraines is a major imposition in an individual’s productivity and lifestyle. If you suffer, you may take significant time away from work, it could hinder your job performance when you are there, it can place restrictions on your daily activities and they disrupt …

Bex’s Story & Treatment from a TMJ Treatment Provider in Kelowna

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At only 35 years old, Bex was dealing with constant, debilitating jaw pain. She couldn’t smile, laugh, cry, eat, or even talk without experiencing “the worst pain [she] could have imagined.” Bex was in pain for years without any relief. She saw a wide array of doctors, chiropractors, acupuncturists, physiotherapists, …

Kelowna dentist talks about CPAP alternatives

Find CPAP alternatives at your Kelowna dentist Do you snore? Does your partner snore? If you suffer from snoring you may find that you are waking up each day feeling tired and listless, unprepared to start the day ahead. If your partner is snoring you may and wake up feeling …

5 Ways to Help Stop Bleeding Gums

As a dentist here in Kelowna, one of the most common dental problems that I see is bleeding gums. Bleeding gums are a sign that you are not doing a good enough job removing the plaque from your teeth, which causes bacteria to make itself at home in healthy tissue. …