In philosophy, when thinking about something in a holistic way, you take the whole as a sum of its parts. Essentially, in this philosophy, you recognize that each part, no matter how small, has an effect on the whole system and that each should be recognized to understand their significance upon the whole. In medicine, the holistic philosophy is one that characterizes the whole body beyond just the physical symptoms, including mental factors and outside...Read More
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Getting quality sleep each night is one of the most important things in life. While we rest our bodies and brain recharge so that we have the proper energy levels and mental acuity for the day ahead. Yet many Americans don’t get the proper amount of sleep they need. In fact, according to the CDC, one in three Americans doesn’t get enough sleep on a daily basis.
For many, it’s a matter of not sleeping enough, but for others,...Read More
A nerve block is a procedure to stop pain transmission through anesthesia to the nerve. In an SPG block, an anesthetic agent is administered to the collection of nerves in the ganglion. The least invasive way to access the SPG is through the nose.
The video below is an account from one of our patients about her experience with SPG block treatment in our office.
This 4 minute video recounts this patient's experience with an SPG block...Read More
There are many sleep disorders but one of the most dangerous, and one that is often undiagnosed, is sleep apnea. This condition causes your airways to close or tighten as you sleep, obstructing airflow which causes your body to struggle to breathe while you sleep. Many people associate sleep apnea with loud, chronic snoring but there are many other symptoms that result from this condition as well.
At Adler Advanced Dentistry, we value your health and sleep and hope to educate those who may have the condition so that they can get the help they need as sleep apnea can cause serious, life-...Read More
Your face is made up of many muscles, tendons, and joints to help you eat, breathe, and express a wide range of emotion. One of the most important parts of this complex system is the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). With one on each side of your jaw, this integral joint connects your jawbone to your skull and is responsible for the proper movement of the jaw and creating a balanced muscular workload on each side of your face.
Our newest in a series of guide documents is the 'Colorado Guide to Invisalign Clear Braces'. You're invited to review the guide and contact us with any questions or to schedule an appointment.
Needing braces can be embarrassing, especially if you’re an adult. The thought of having a mouth full of metal can cause many people to forgo the treatment they need for a healthy, beautiful smile. With Invisalign® Clear Braces, you get the benefits of traditional braces with an added advantage—invisibility.
Dr. Michael Adler of Adler Advanced...Read More
When you have crooked teeth you may hide your smile from the world. The embarrassment it causes can affect your self-esteem and prevent you from showing a part of yourself to those around you. For many, the thought of having metal braces is equally as horrifying. Going through painful treatment sessions, along with the unsightliness of the braces, is enough to make people live without fixing their smile.