Dr. Jill Ombrello

Wife & mother to three beautiful, healthy children. Fourth-generation dentist. Patient advocate. Healthy Start educator. Beyonce enthusiast.
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Bedwetting: The Too-Often Undiagnosed Cause & Simple Cure

September 13, 2018 Dr. Jill Ombrello


Bedwetting beyond 2-3 yo (or sometimes known as "nocturnal enuresis" or "incontinence") can feel like a shameful secret or defeating challenge for both the parent and child.  Most often, parents are unaware that this is an issue that ...

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Pre-Pregnancy Prep: Top 6 Reasons to Visit Your Dentist Before Conceiving

September 13, 2017 Dr. Jill Ombrello

Pregnancy, Women's Health

Thinking about getting pregnant?  Congratulations!! That is SO exciting!!  And whether you're one day out, one month out, or one year out from your attempts at conception, educating yourself and becoming an informed advocate for your ...

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Pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing: Awareness & Action [Infographic]

August 24, 2017 Dr. Jill Ombrello

Sleep Disordered Breathing, Pediatric Sleep Issues

Have you ever experienced a health condition that made breathing a burden? Imagine that before a run, you are forced to place a straw between your lips, lessening your breathing capacity by over 50 percent. That would be fairly ...

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It’s Not A Phase: Why Your Child Is More Aggressive Than Other Children

June 27, 2017 Dr. Jill Ombrello

Sleep Disordered Breathing, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Children

After a night of restless sleep, it is difficult to approach the day with an elated state of mind. A lack of deep sleep promotes exhaustion, which promotes an edginess that, when provoked, transforms into unintentional aggression. Even ...

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Could Your Child’s Speech Impediment Be Tied to A Lack of Sleep?

April 13, 2017 Dr. Jill Ombrello

Speech, Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep Disordered Breathing, Healthy Start

All parents are familiar with how painfully self-conscious children and teens can be. As veterans of childhood, we know that kids thrive on social feedback. Engaging with friends and peers, asking parents and mentors the tough ...

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Chronic Allergies and Pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing: What's the Connection?

April 08, 2017 Dr. Jill Ombrello

Children, Allergies, Sleep Disordered Breathing, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Chronic Allergies, Pediatric Allergies

Does your child suffer from distressing allergies? Seasonal or environmental allergies are quite common in our youngsters, but they shouldn’t be! No one should have to live life constantly sniffling, sneezing, or itching. If your child ...

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The Cure for Bedwetting That Your Doctor Never Told You

February 01, 2017 Dr. Jill Ombrello

Bedwetting, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep Disordered Breathing, Children, Healthy Start

When it comes to children’s dental health, we tend to talk about establishing good toothbrushing habits, learning to floss, and drinking fluoride-enriched tap water. These are crucially important lessons for our little ones, but we ...

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Sleep Disordered Breathing & Your Child: A Crash Course for Parents

January 04, 2017 Dr. Jill Ombrello

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep Disordered Breathing, Children, Healthy Start

What is Sleep Disordered Breathing?...

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How Did Your Parent-Teacher Conference Go? This Hidden Epidemic Could Be Responsible for Poor Math Scores

December 02, 2016 Dr. Jill Ombrello

Sleep Disordered Breathing, Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Trouble In School, Trouble In Mathematics, Healthy Start

How did you parent-teacher conference go this year? Our children all have different strengths and talents, but no one knows your child better than you. So while it’s normal for kids to vary in their performance at school, sometimes your ...

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