5 Reasons to Love Virtual Consults

We filmed a video not too long ago talking about 5 of the coolest things about virtual consultations. For those of you who aren’t YouTube connoisseurs (can’t relate), or who are just reading this under your desk and don’t want your speakers to give you away (I won’t tell), we thought it would be aContinue reading “5 Reasons to Love Virtual Consults”

Could you have Sleep Apnea? Signs and symptoms.

Sleep Apnea is a disorder that occurs when breathing stops and starts repeatedly during sleep. If this occurs because the brain is unable to send the proper signals to breathe, it’s called “Central Sleep Apnea.” If it occurs because the airway is blocked during sleep, physically reducing airflow, then it’s referred to as “Obstructive SleepContinue reading “Could you have Sleep Apnea? Signs and symptoms.”

Patient Story: A Veteran Finds His Smile Again With All-on-4 Dental Implants

Each year, the Surgical Arts Centre offers a transformative treatment to a veteran in need in an effort to show our thanks to the men and women who put their lives at risk in order to protect our country. This year, maxillofacial surgeon Dr. John Holtzen and Surgical Arts teamed up with Dr. Stacey GividenContinue reading “Patient Story: A Veteran Finds His Smile Again With All-on-4 Dental Implants”

Understanding Prolotherapy Injections For Pain Treatment

Prolotherapy is a non-surgical treatment for tendon and ligament issues that can help relieve pain in the area and help with recovery. The treatment is an injection that helps to rebuild collagen in the affected area, which in turn stabilizes the joint, returns functioning, lessens pain, and bolsters healing. At the Surgical Arts Centre, weContinue reading “Understanding Prolotherapy Injections For Pain Treatment”

Train Crash Investigation: New Jersey Transit Engineer Had Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea

After a deadly train accident in Hoboken, New Jersey, on September 29, 2016, the engineer conducting the train has been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea. In a statement released by his attorney and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Thomas Gallagher suffers from the common sleep disorder, though he did not know that he hadContinue reading “Train Crash Investigation: New Jersey Transit Engineer Had Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea”

New Study: CPAP Therapy Does Not Lower Heart Risks Tied To Sleep Apnea

A number of studies have confirmed that continuous positive air pressure (CPAP) devices can significantly reduce or eliminate the number of apneas experienced by a patient suffering from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). But until now, fewer studies have examined whether CPAP therapy also has an effect on the serious health conditions that are tied withContinue reading “New Study: CPAP Therapy Does Not Lower Heart Risks Tied To Sleep Apnea”

Four Common Types of Facial Trauma

Injuring your face is often both physically and emotionally traumatic–not to mention that facial trauma can have a significant effect on your health, your quality of life, your finances, and your appearance. After a serious facial injury, it is absolutely vital that you seek professional medical care as soon as possible and that you closelyContinue reading “Four Common Types of Facial Trauma”

How To Respond To Jaw Trauma

Jaw trauma can be painful, stressful, and overwhelming, especially if you do not act quickly and deliberately in the minutes, hours, and days after an injury. While there are countless ways that jaw trauma can occur, it is most commonly caused by: Blunt force trauma to the face. Physical assaults. Traffic accidents. Workplace accidents. SlipsContinue reading “How To Respond To Jaw Trauma”