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During DEEP sleep or also known as non-REM sleep, the body's systems undergo essential processes that help to repair and rejuvenate cells, regulate hormone levels, and consolidate memories. Without adequate non-rem sleep, these functions are disrupted, leading to a host of health issues such as weakened immune system, increased risk of heart disease and stroke, weight gain, and impaired cognitive function... Read More »

In this video, Dr. Rapal alleviates common fears about Root Canal treatment, explains the dangers of harmful oral bacteria, and discusses modern dental implants. Watch now to learn about success rates for treated teeth, and whether we should be trying to save natural teeth first before replacing them with implants.... Read More »

Join Dr. Rapal for a personal discussion regarding the stress we feel about our teeth and oral health, even in an age of stunning dental technology and relatively high tooth retention. So, what's the big deal? Why focus on oral health? Dr. Rapal shares one reason that relates to systemic processes in our bodies such as our immune system that are negatively affected by poor gum health.... Read More »

Free Invisalign & Implant Consultation

Dr. Kiran Rapal • December 14, 2023

Have you been dreaming of straighter teeth but don't want to deal with the hassle of traditional braces? Look no further than Invisalign. This innovative treatment is perfect for adults looking to achieve a straighter smile in a user friendly way. Or maybe you are tired of dealing with missing teeth or uncomfortable dentures? With the advancements in modern dentistry, there's no need to live with the limitations that come with tooth loss. Dental implants offer a fantastic solution for replacing missing teeth... Read More »

CPAP intolerance is a prevalent issue among patients who rely on Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines for improved sleep and respiratory health. Despite its prescribed benefits, patient compliance with CPAP machines is very low due to uncomfortable side effects such as dry mouth, and allergies, and the cumbersome nature of the CPAP contraption can make it almost impossible to sleep, consequently hindering its effectiveness as a remedy.... Read More »

ACID REFLUX: Dental Disaster, Part 2

Dr. Kiran Rapal • October 9, 2023

Learn some tips from Dr. Rapal for preventing acid reflux. Manage your diet: Pay attention to your food choices and avoid trigger foods that can exacerbate acid reflux symptoms. Common triggers include fatty and fried foods, spicy foods, citrus fruits, tomatoes, onions, chocolate, mint, caffeine, and carbonated beverages. Instead, opt for a diet rich in whole foods, including fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains... Read More »

ACID REFLUX: Dental Disaster, Part 1

Dr. Kiran Rapal • September 29, 2023

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), commonly known as acid reflux, affects a significant portion of the population. This condition also identified as heartburn, indigestion and other gastric disorders, can be easily overlooked... Read More »

We must acknowledge the distressing increase of rampant caries (tooth cavities) in young adults and children. As a dental practitioner, it is disheartening to inform a young individual that they need a few fillings. I can always see the stress on their faces. This prompts the pertinent question of what has changed especially with the younger population - Is it lack of home care, nutrition or developmental issues such as skeletal deficiencies?... Read More »