A New Type of Dental Sleep Treatment

Many people think of a dental sleep treatment, and a large oxygen machine comes to mind. While these are necessary for some people, medical technology has improved to the point that other treatments can be just as effective but without requiring the patient to wear a large snoring device. In fact, many of our currentContinue

How Do I Know if I Have Sleep Apnea?

Many people are familiar with sleep apnea, but often think it doesn’t affect them. Since this disorder happens while sleeping, most patients go undiagnosed far longer than they should. There are several signs of the condition which include severe snoring that can sound like you are choking and being extremely fatigued all of the time.Continue

How Common is Snoring and Sleep Apnea?

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

Really? Treating Sleep Apnea Reduces Inflammation

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

Are Sleep Medications A Risk To The Elderly?

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

How Our Dental Sleep Treatment Works

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