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More about Dr. Dennis and sleep medicine

Learn more about Dr. Dennis Gillespie and Sleep Medicine. Dr. Dennis Gillespie was born and raised in Vancouver, WA, where he attended Mountain View High School. He majored in psychology and chemistry at Brigham Young University, and he furthered his education at the Indiana University School for Dentistry and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Ever since he can remember, Dr. Dennis has wanted to be a dentist, just like his father. He loves the idea of working in the healthcare profession, where he is ... Read more

How late nights give teenagers rotten teeth: ‘Night owls’ four times more likely to require fillings because they don’t brush before going to sleep

How late nights give teenagers rotten teeth: 'Night owls' four times more likely to require fillings because they don't brush before going to sleep Teens who go to bed after their parents are less likely to brush their teeth. Night owls also tend to skip breakfast and then turn to sugary snacks later in the day, making the problem worse. Read the rest of this article at DailyMail. Read more

Why Taking a Selfie While Brushing Your Teeth Could Be Good for You

Why Taking a Selfie While Brushing Your Teeth Could Be Good for You Teeth have been big news lately. First, there was the issue of whether flossing really helps lower the risk for tooth decay and gingivitis. And now, questions about how often we really need to get dental X-rays have made the news. The bottom line is that, clinically, these are complex issues that can’t easily be reduced to a simple soundbite. Maybe it’s time to take a step back and talk about something ... Read more