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Adler Cosmetic & Family Dentistry |  Boulder Center for Advanced Dentistry

September 2014 



Most people have some amount of stress in their lives. Fortunately there are some ways to help manage stress and keep it under control. Our feature article this month includes a few techniques.

Neuromuscular dentistry is a treatment we specialize in that continues to help many patients with pain and other symptoms. A list of the symptoms treated with neuromuscular dentistry appears below.

Our special offer for Invisalign "invisible braces" teeth straightening extends through September. If you have an interest in improving your smile with Invisalign please see the offer below and contact us before the end of the month for more information. 


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11 Everyday Stress Management Techniques
Stress Free Man & Woman

Stress manifests itself in a variety of ways. A person, when dealing with internal or external fear, may feel stressed out and unable to cope with daily situations, though this depends on the stress-factor.

Keep in mind that not everyone is the same when it comes to stress levels. Some people can handle a lot more stress than others who get overwhelmed very easily. The result of being unable to deal with day to day life can result in physiological conditions like depression and low self esteem.

There are a number of great tips to deal with stress and anxiety should it ever get the best of you. Even though one particular method will not work for everyone these tips can provide a good background for anyone dealing with stress and anxiety. So what are these stress relief tips?

Stress Reduction Tip 1 - Breathing
Breathing is the first and most important of all stress relief tips. Slowing your breathing and taking deep breaths is very important. Anxiety and Stress can tense your muscles and nerves and breathing this way can help relax them.

Stress Reduction Tip 2 - Identify Your Stressor
To relieve stress the first step must be to realize that you are not alone. The effects of stress can be emotional, physical and mental and it effects everyone differently. Things that trigger stress therefore become very important to identify. In some cases sufferers get stressed out by having to deal with new people. When you can understand what makes your anxiety level on edge, then you can apply these stress relief tips so that you can overcome the fear and anxiety.

Stress Reduction Tip 3 - Speak To Someone
If are finding it difficult to deal with the problem by yourself think about consulting someone you trust to help you. Talking with someone about what is making you stressed can often help you calm down and start feeling more relaxed.

Stress Relief Tip 4 - Relax
Relaxing is the best thing to do when you feel stressed out. Stop what you are doing and use the time instead to be with the ones you love. It is important for everyone to get away from the busy part of their lives. If you need to spend time to yourself, consider melting into a good book or watching a movie. When you can stop thinking about a particular problem and/or situation, you can focus once more about the issue on hand. Doing this will let you gain a much better perspective when you return.

Stress Relief Tip 5 - Live A Healthy Lifestyle
Alongside breathing living a healthier lifestyle is a very good way of reducing stress. You can deal with situations better when you are feeling healthy. For instance, consider cutting out the junk food and eat more fruits and vegetables. Get out of the house and exercise. You can try going for a quick walk around the block when you start to feel stressed.

Six More Helpful Stress Tips
Here are six more stress relief tips to go along with the previous five:
- Take the time to be with the ones you care about
- Do things you want to do
- Try to judge what is most important in your workload
- Laugh
- Learn the word "No" and say it
- Be focused

By utilizing these 11 stress relief tips, you have a chance to deal with the problems that plague your everyday life without the use of medication.



Article Source: Sandra Jacbos;
Sandra Jacobs is an experienced and compassionate writer and teacher on the topics of Anxiety, Panic, Depression and Related Mood Disorders.

The views expressed in this article are provided for informational purposes only and do not necessarily reflect the views of Adler Cosmetic & Family Dentistry or BCAD. 

TMJ / Neuromuscular Dentistry

Neuromuscular dentistry is evaluation/diagnosis, and healing of the relationship between teeth, jaw joints, jaw posture, head muscles, neck muscles, back muscles, head posture, and body posture. These all impact your bite (occlusion), and could cause a variety of symptoms affecting your long term health and well being. A problem bite can occur due to accidents or missing, worn down, and misaligned teeth. 



Neuromuscular dentistry can be effective in treating:

  • Headaches
  • Loose teeth
  • Worn, chipped, or cracked teeth or fillings
  • Clenching or grinding
  • Excessive snoring or sleep apnea
  • Jaw point pain, clicking or popping
  • Shoulder, neck, and back pain
  • Numbness in arms and finger
  • Pain behind the eyes
  • Facial pain
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Pain and sensitivity in teeth
  • Crowded teeth
  • Receding gums
  • Ringing or congestion in the ears (tinnitus)
  • Temperature-sensitive teeth
  • "Tingling" fingertips
See neuromuscular dentistry case study profile on our blog:

Click here to read more about neuromuscular dentistry on our website.

For additional details or to schedule an appointment or consultation please contact us at (303) 449-1119.


Invisalign Takes a Modern Approach 
to Straightening Teeth 

May through September 2014 we are offering a $500 

"Invisalign Express 10" discount.


This makes the new price $2500. We encourage patients to bring it up 

at their next cleaning, or to schedule a FREE consultation.



Click here to read more about Invisalign on our website.



For additional details or to schedule an appointment or 
consultation please contact us at (303) 449-1119.
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In This Issue
11 Stress Management Tips
Neuromuscular Dentistry Profile
Special Invisalign Offer