Oral Appliance Therapy to Treat Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea is a condition where periods of sleep can be interrupted because the individual’s throat muscles intermittently relax, blocking their airway. This results in breathing to stop and start many times throughout sleep. In some cases, this can occur hundreds of times during the night; and often the patient is not aware this is… Continue reading Oral Appliance Therapy to Treat Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea: Looking for a CPAP alternative?

Do you use CPAP therapy for the treatment of sleep apnea? Many patients who manage sleep apnea with CPAP are unhappy with their treatment. While a CPAP machine prevents episodes of apnea, it can be uncomfortable and obstructive to some sleepers. If you’re unsatisfied with using CPAP, our prosthodontist offers consultations for oral appliance therapy.… Continue reading Sleep Apnea: Looking for a CPAP alternative?

Sleep Apnea: What Are the Symptoms?

Sleep apnea is a condition where the individual’s sleep is interrupted throughout the night due to a blockage of the airway. This blockage is due to soft tissue in the mouth or throat that collapses preventing oxygen from reaching the brain. This signals the brain, and the patient awakens often with a snorting or coughing… Continue reading Sleep Apnea: What Are the Symptoms?

Will sleep apnea go away with weight loss?

Sleep apnea is a condition in which you stop breathing temporarily while you are sleeping. Although you begin breathing again after a few seconds, you typically are jolted out of deep sleep multiple times during the night when this happens. Apnea can cause a wide range of symptoms, some of them severe. Some studies have… Continue reading Will sleep apnea go away with weight loss?

Sleep Apnea Solutions: Stop Snoring and Start Living

Sleep apnea is a surprisingly common condition in which you actually stop breathing multiple times during the night. If untreated, it can lead to a wide variety of health problems, many of which can be misinterpreted as having very different causes. If you suffer from apnea, our dentist might be able to help. Symptoms of… Continue reading Sleep Apnea Solutions: Stop Snoring and Start Living

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