Link Between Sleep Apnea And TMJ Disorder?

Marielaina Perrone DDS Sleep Apnea

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 the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Sleep Apnea and the Dentist

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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 as obstructive sleep…

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