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Consultants in Dental Aesthetics
Consultants in Dental Aesthetics 9700 Louetta Road, Spring 281-370-8786 www.houstonsmilespa.com Hours: Mon.-Thu. 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri. 7 a.m.-4 p.m., closed Sat.-Sun. Houston Sleep Apnea 9700 Louetta Road, Spring 281-612-3153 www.hsapnea.com Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., closed Sat.-Sun. are in the process of launching dubbed Gift of Dentistry. “We’re passionate about doing good,” Mary Ann said. Slate of services Consultants in Dental Aesthetics provides the following services: Preventive dentistry • Consultation and cleaning Restorative dentistry • Root canals, prosthetics/crowns and dentures Cosmetic dentistry • Whitening, correct cracks, chips, gaps, gum surgery, and bonding and contouring Emergency dentistry • Cracked, broken or missing tooth; displaced dental work; toothaches; bleeding gums; and small objects lodged in teeth
H usband-and-wife team Dr. Michael and Mary Ann Landry combined their backgrounds in dentistry and commercial aviation, respectively, to create a hospitality-oriented atmosphere at their clinic, Consultants in Dental Aesthetics, Mary Ann said. Michael, who serves as the clinic’s chief operating ocer and clinical director, has been a dentist for 41 years while Mary Ann, the CEO and chief visionary ocer, previously worked as an international ight attendant and training director for a commercial airline. The couple said they emphasize comfort at their practice to help patients relax. “Health care has not ever been A bout 10% of U.S. residents have obstructive sleep apnea, and only 10% of those patients have been diagnosed, according to Dr. Michael Landry, owner of Houston Sleep Apnea, which is located in the same facility as his dental practice. Sleep apnea is a disorder that causes a patient to continually stop and start breathing while sleeping, according to the Mayo Clinic. Untreated sleep apnea can lead to health problems such as high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and strokes, Michael said. “It’s kind of a silent killer,” he said. Some of the symptoms of sleep apnea include loud snoring, morning headaches, and insomnia. According to the Mayo Clinic, men are more likely
something that people had choices in,” Michael said. “You showed up, you took the abuse that you got … but nobody really [treated] you as a human being. So we changed all that.” In January 2021, the Landrys’ current clinic opened on Louetta Road in Spring. The clinic is lled with amenities, such as silk blankets, essential oils and paran wax hand treatments. The Landrys’ focus on treating others well extends to community work, Mary Ann said. Before the pandemic, Consultants in Dental Aesthetics partnered with other dentists to host an annual day of free dentistry during which patients received procedures such
Dr. Michael and Mary Ann Landry own both Consultants in Dental Aesthetics and Houston Sleep Apnea.
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as cleanings, extractions and llings at no charge. The couple hopes to reintroduce this event in the near future under a new nonprot they
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to have sleep apnea than women, and other risk factors include age, obesity, smoking and drinking alcohol. Michael’s family has a history of Alzheimer’s disease, and since “memory consolidation” occurs at the deepest stages of sleep, he got tested for sleep apnea and found out he has the disorder. He now treats himself with an oral appliance. Michael has treated many patients at his clinic, he said, where he oers a variety of oral appliances. “I had someone say to me, ‘You’ve given me my life back,’ because I gave them back energy,” Michael said. Michael’s wife, Mary Ann, noted many services, such as sleep studies, can be done at the client’s home or via a virtual appointment.
Recognizing the signs Sleep apnea is a disorder that causes people to continually stop and start breathing while sleeping. SYMPTOMS • Excessive daytime sleepiness • Loud snoring • Morning headaches • Insomnia • Dry mouth when waking up • Gasping for air while sleeping • Periods where breathing stops while sleeping • Diculty focusing while awake SOURCES: DR. MICHAEL LANDRY, THE MAYO CLINICCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER Oral appliances, like the ones shown above, can help treat sleep apnea.
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