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Grinding and Snoring – The Great Sleep Struggle

Westside Dentistry

  A 2016 sleep health survey completed on Australian adults found that loud snoring is reported by 24% of men and 17% of women. Tooth grinding or Bruxism affects roughly 5% of Australians severely and many others intermittently. We are regularly asked; are these concerns serious? Will this impact my teeth and health? What causes […]

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The Dangers of Snoring


Approximately 20% of adults snore, a number that rises to about 60% when talking about men over the age of 40. With so many affected, it’s easy to think of snoring as simply an annoyance for anyone sleeping in the same room. For many snorers, this is the case. For others, snoring is linked to […]

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Getting Help for Sleep Apnoea

Sleep Apnoea

Snoring is annoying but relatively harmless, right? For many, it is, but for some, snoring is a symptom of obstructive sleep apnoea, a dangerous and potentially life-threatening condition in which the sleeper briefly stops breathing. What is sleep apnoea? Sleep apnoea affects approximately one in every five adults, and is more common in men than […]

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