We treat snoring and sleep apnea in our sleep clinic and help our patients to get a good, restful night’s sleep. This is such a common problem that around 18 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. The most common form is obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), where the airways are blocked and very often snoring, isContinue
Many of our patients aren’t sure what oral appliance therapy is. This is a relatively new term as the solution has only recently become more widely used to treat various health conditions. In our sleep clinic, we focus on improving our patient’s quality of life by making it possible for them to breathe clearly andContinue
By ANAHAD O’CONNOR Doctors have plenty of good reasons to persuade people with sleep apnea to get it treated. The widespread disorder causes disruptions in breathing at night, which can ruin sleep and raise the likelihood of problems like obesity and fatigue. The standard treatment for the condition, a mask worn at night that deliversContinue
IN A RECENT STUDY CONDUCTED BY THE INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IP&D, UNIVERSITY OF VALE DO PARAÍBA, SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL, THE ANSWER IS A RESOUNDING, YES! A long-term evaluation was conducted reviewing the systematic assessment of the impact of oral appliance therapy on the temporomandibular joint during treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. Their objectiveContinue
It was reported on January 10, 2013 by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that a connection between Zolpidem and an increased risk of impaired mental and motor function, specifically in the morning, could be found in people using Zolpidem (1). This ingredient can be found in Ambien, Ambien CR, Edular, and Zolpimist (2). SomeContinue
This is the tale of how an Australian man with a vacuum cleaner fixed a mistake in evolution. It begins in the late 1970s. Colin Sullivan is a physician in the respiratory unit at Sydney’s Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. There, he treats patients who have problems breathing. The most common complaint, by far, is snoring.Continue
With a dental sleep treatment at our sleep medicine clinic, you can learn more about your sleep apnea disorder, and you can start to find relief. Common sleep-related breathing disorders like snoring and obstructive sleep apnea can cause insomnia, restless sleeping, daytime sleepiness, and a variety of other symptoms. Sleep apnea can also result inContinue
For something we spend half our life doing, a lot of us are pretty awful at sleeping. Here are our top 10 tips for falling asleep faster, getting quality rest, and waking up easier in the morning.