added on: January 17, 2023

Researchers continually reveal astounding new findings about the secrets of the human brain. This organ is essentially the master control center of the entire body. It sends out signals of pain, regulates feelings of hunger and fullness, triggers states of sleepiness and fatigue, and so much more. Unlike what was… Read More…


added on: December 27, 2022

Like many dentists, the reason I chose this as my career was because of childhood experiences. (View my story at: DrBarbatShares). Fortunately, my dentist was kind, gentle and patient. This helped me to form a positive impression of dentistry. It also reinforced how these visits help to keep teeth healthy… Read More…


added on: November 14, 2022

For people who golf, their score reflects how many strokes it took to go from the tee box to the flag, and drop into the hole. While a high number seems to be a good thing in many goals, having a low number and being as close to ‘par’ (typically… Read More…


added on: November 7, 2022

A concerning article* was recently shared by NPR** in October (written by The Associated Press). As a neuromuscular dentist who treats a number of sleep apnea patients through oral appliance therapy, it provides an update on an issue I’ve been tracking for quite some time. First, let me address the… Read More…


added on: October 17, 2022

It happens every year… It’s hard to believe that in a little over a month, we’ll have Thanksgiving Day, followed by the busy rush of the Christmas holiday. Yet, here we are again in 2022, looking the holidays in the face. Before your schedule gets overloaded, stop and consider the… Read More…


added on: July 25, 2022

Baby Boomers is a term used to describe a population surge of those who were born post-WW II between the years 1946 – 1964. Starting in 2030, all “boomers” will be older than 65, making up 21 percent of the population (up from 15 percent at present). This gives the… Read More…


added on: June 27, 2022

For decades, it has been known that using tobacco products is seriously harmful to overall health. Smokers (of any form) are highly susceptible to having a dry mouth. Without a sufficient flow of saliva, bacteria in the mouth breed at a much faster rate. In addition to high risks for… Read More…



added on: February 15, 2022

As studies reveal more intricacies of the COVID-19 virus, we are learning about what makes an individual more vulnerable and what can create a higher risk of its severity, or death. In the U.S., about 81 percent of COVID-related deaths have been in the 65 and over age group. Risks… Read More…


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