Posts Tagged ‘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
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
Possible Complications Of Sleep Apnea
Obstructive sleep apnea can be a silent killer. It is a disease that is often not diagnosed properly for a long time and can have some serious side effects that can effect the quality of our lives. Sleep apnea is caused by the muscles in your throat relaxing too much and closing, preventing air from entering…Read More
Can Sleep Apnea Cause Impotence In Men?
Sleep apnea is known as the silent killer. Most are totally unaware they have an issue until major symptoms appear. The National Sleep Foundation estimates that about 20 million Americans have sleep apnea, but around 90 percent may not know it.Fatigue, high blood pressure and weight gain are some of its more well known symptoms. Sleep…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
What Are Bite Appliances Used For?
Modern dentistry has evolved from the days of just a simple nightguard for grinders. A well trained dentist can treat a number of issues that were not even considered even 15 years ago. Bite appliances can be utilized in treatment of, the combination of clenching and bruxing, obstructive sleep apnea, TMJ pain, and sports mouthguards.…Read More
Daily Headaches? Check With Your Dentist
Most of us have had the occasional headache or neck ache. It comes with the stresses of the world we live in. We often overlook our teeth as a possible cause of headaches, but it should not be ruled out. The forces we each use, all day long, day after day, when eating, chewing, and…Read More