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Patients in Kansas ask, “How does sleep apnea impact the brain and what are the effects of sleep apnea?”

Patients in Kansas Area Ask, “how Does Sleep Apnea Impact the Brain and What Are the Effects of Sleep Apnea?”

Located in Lawrence, KS, Dr. Les Miller and the team at Lawrence Dental Solutions offer comprehensive services to ensure patients’ overall health and wellness. An estimated 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. Unfortunately, many people remain unaware they have the condition or do not understand the severity of it. Without treatment, sleep apnea can impact the body and brain. You may be asking, “how does sleep apnea impact the brain?” To answer that, one has to understand what happens during sleep for patients with the condition. Dr. Miller provides advice and treatment options for patients suffering from sleep apnea. … Continue reading

Thinking About Oil Pulling?

Dr. Les Miller at Lawrence Dental Solutions, Lawrence, KS explains the benefits of oil pulling.

Many of our clients ask our staff about oil pulling, have a friend or family member that regularly does oil pulling for their health, or have even tried it themselves. Check out some of the benefits of oil pulling below, what oil pulling is, and learn more about a product that will be available in our office soon! What are the benefits of oil pulling? Oil pulling is a holistic approach to pulling toxins out of the body. Reported benefits include: Reducing the amount of bacteria in the mouth that can lead to cavities, plaque, and bad breath. Oil pulling … Continue reading

Is there anything else I can be doing for my dental health?

probiotic can improve not only oral health

Many of our clients ask, “Is there anything else I can be doing for my dental health?” In many cases, a probiotic can improve not only oral health, but overall health as well. So what is a probiotic? Essentially, a probiotic is a combination of “good” bacteria that helps maintain a healthy balance of enzymes, bacteria, and acidic or alkaline levels within the body. Some probiotics are designed to target specific areas of the body such as the gut, skin, or mouth.   A dental probiotic can help balance pH levels of saliva, decrease plaque accumulation, and supports healthy teeth … Continue reading

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