Category: Sleep

Teens and Sleep

Sleep is important. During sleep important bodily functions occur that help us grow and rejuvenate. Your body and mind needs a proper amount of sleep to function effectively the next day. You may think that teens should be able to function perfectly fine on less sleep, but teens need at least 9 hours of sleep… Read more »

Children and Sleep: Part 3

You may think the older your children get the less sleep they need. This is a common misconception. When your teen sleeps until noon on weekend mornings and you’re thinking that your child is lazy, take solace in the fact that they are not. Teens require more sleep than you would think. Today your Livonia,… Read more »

Children and Sleep: Part 2

It’s easy to tell when babies are tired. They rub their eyes, cry, and maybe even suck their thumb. It is not as easy to tell with older children though. Even though children seem to have oodles of energy, they still need a proper nights’ sleep. Today your Livonia, MI dentist, Dr. James Stewart, continues… Read more »

Children and Sleep: Part 1

People get cranky when they are tired. Sleep revitalizes and re-energizes you and if you don’t get enough of it your mood suffers, your memory is not as sharp, your reaction time is poor, it’s hard to concentrate and stay focused, and so on and so forth. Babies, children, tweens, teens, and adults all need… Read more »

More About The Circadian Rhythm

Your circadian rhythm affects your sleep patterns and sleep affects you in a big way. It affects you physically, mentally, and emotionally. If you don’t sleep well, you’re sluggish and moody the next day. If you do sleep well, you are energetic and happy. In his last blog, your Livonia, MI dentist, Dr. James Stewart touched… Read more »