Posts Tagged ‘obstructive sleep apnea’
Sleep Apnea And Dental Health
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that affects millions of people around the world. It is characterized by repetitive pauses in breathing during sleep, which can last from a few seconds to several minutes. These pauses in breathing can lead to disrupted sleep, reduced oxygen flow to the brain, and numerous health problems, including high…Read More
Can Severe Seasonal Allergies Affect Your Smile?
Are you affected by seasonal allergies? Did you know they can affect your overall oral health? Seasonal allergies are known for causing congestion and headaches, along with itchy, watery eyes. Seasonal allergies can also worsen sleep apnea symptoms. To alleviate the symptoms of seasonal allergies, you may choose medications designed explicitly for seasonal allergy congestion. Unfortunately,…Read More
Top Ways Your Dentist Can Save Your Health
We have long known that our dental health and general health are intimately tied together. Every system in the body is interconnected, so why should your mouth be any different. It is, after all, the entry point to our digestive system. As a result of this interconnection, your oral health can positively or negatively…Read More
Link Between Sleep Apnea And TMJ Disorder?
Have you ever experienced pain or clicking in your jaw? These symptoms are prevalent in a dental health disorder referred to as temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). On the flip side, if you are also experiencing sleepiness during daytime hours, difficulty concentrating during the day, partner experiencing loud snoring, mood changes, or abrupt awakenings during…Read More
Is There A Sleep Apnea Dental Appliance?
Is there such a thing a sleep apnea dental appliance? Have you been struggling with restless nights? Not getting a full night’s sleep? Talk to your dentist they may be able to help with a sleep apnea dental appliance. Snoring and disturbances of sleep are often a sign of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), and your dental health could…Read More
Myths About Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) occurs when the tongue, tonsils, or other throat tissue blocks the airway, stopping breathing. Sleep apnea is often misunderstood regarding its risks and possible treatments. Below we will sort out some of the common myths and give you the facts to better understand this misunderstood affliction. Myth – Sleep Apnea Is Just…Read More
Can Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Help Diabetics?
Diabetes can be a debilitating disease on many levels including dentally. A well managed diabetic will have better outcomes over the long term to live a healthier life. Recent studies have shown a relationship between obstrucitve sleep apnea and diabetes control. What Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea? Obstructive sleep apnea affects almost 25% of the population…Read More
Sleep Apnea and the Dentist
Snoring is usually not something we are very concerned about, unless our sleep mate is causing a disruption to your sleep. But, did you know that frequent, loud snoring may be a sign of something more serious than keeping your partner up during the night. This could be a sign of sleep apnea (also known…Read More