Sleep Apnea

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June 15, 2022
Bruxism (teeth grinding) can ruin your smile and wreak havoc on oral health. Bruxism causes uneven wear on your teeth, gum problems, and even tooth breakage. Also, bruxism can be the culprit behind a condition that affects nearly 18 million Americans, sleep apnea. If it's been a while since you've… Read Full Post
January 18, 2022
Here’s a frightening statistic: at least 25 million adults in the United States suffer from obstructive sleep apnea – the type of apnea related to soft tissue collapse or other airway blockages while you sleep – but 90% of these cases remain undiagnosed. Why is that frightening? Because left… Read Full Post
September 16, 2020
The three types of sleep apnea are: Central Sleep Apnea, caused by miscommunication between the brain and the muscles of breathing Obstructive Sleep Apnea, caused by a blockage of the body’s natural airways Mixed Sleep Apnea, caused by a combination of airway obstruction and signal interruption… Read Full Post
April 28, 2019
When you think about snoring solutions, you don’t typically think of the dentist’s office, but there are devices that can help your snoring and actually treat sleep apnea. These mandibular advancement devices (MAD’s) are made to fit comfortably in your mouth and correct your tongue and jaw… Read Full Post
May 09, 2018
In a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers determined common factors for sleep apnea and pregnant women. The study, which appeared in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, not only identified risk factors but is helping researchers understand how to… Read Full Post