We “Spring forward” on Sunday, March 12 at

 2:00 A.M. and lose an hour of sleep.

Are you planning to get to bed one hour earlier?   In order to fulfill the essential number of regenerating sleep cycles the adult requirement is 7-8 hours.

                                    Do you sleep soundly or sleep with sound?

Are you keeping your partner awake? Ask your dentist if you can be tested for Obstructive Sleep Apnea.


The story of DST can be traced back as far as Ben Franklin, who, as the American envoy to France, pioneered the concept that Parisians could make better use of daylight– and potentially save money on candles– by waking up earlier in the morning. 

It wasn’t until 1966 that the U.S. got its first national daylight saving–

the Uniform Time Act of 1966– in large part based on the concerted efforts of The Chamber of Commerce.” 

That’s right. National daylight saving policy wasn’t developed for the benefit of farmers, it was actualized based on lobbying on behalf of department stores.