When is it Time to Be Tested for Sleep Apnea?
Are you not sleeping well? Do you snore on a nightly basis? Has anyone ever told you that you stop breathing or even gasp in your sleep? When considered individually, any of these symptoms may not seem like a big deal, but the reality is that all of these symptoms could indicate sleep apnea, which […]Read More
What You Need to Know About a Dental Device for Sleep Apnea
The search for an effective treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can be frustrating at times, as many roads lead back to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) masks. If you’ve already tried a CPAP mask, then you know how challenging it can be to stay compliant with treatment. However, what many patients with sleep apnea […]Read More
When Do My Snoring Symptoms Warrant a Visit to a Specialist?
Snoring really needs no introduction — that harsh, hoarse sound is rather unmistakable. But it occurs for a reason and shouldn’t be brushed off as just an annoying habit. Snoring occurs when your airway is partially blocked by tissue in your mouth, nose, or throat. While this blockage can be temporary in some cases, it’s […]Read More
How to Stop Snoring Without Surgery
Testing Title Snoring is a frustrating condition to have. Not only is it noisy, but since you’re asleep when you do it, it’s not really something you can consciously avoid doing unless you get help. At least one in four people in the United States snore, and when you consider that many of these people […]Read More
How Can I Determine My Risk Level For Sleep Apnea?
If you snore, you may think of it as simply an annoyance. But it’s actually a signal that something isn’t working as it should and that your sleep isn’t as efficient and restful as it should be. It can also be a sign of obstructive sleep apnea, a serious medical condition. This is a potentially […]Read More
Signs of Sleep Apnea and How Oral Appliance Therapy Can Help
If you snore, you (and your partner) may find it annoying. But this very common condition that many people suffer from may be an indication of a far more serious issue. Loud snoring – especially when it’s accompanied by daytime fatigue – may be a sign of sleep apnea. In this blog, the sleep apnea […]Read More
The Top Health Risks of Snoring
Snoring can be bothersome to you and those around you, but it can also be more than just an annoyance. Snoring can be a sign that something is wrong. The sound you make when you snore is caused by obstructed air movement and could be an indicator of a serious sleep disorder called obstructive sleep […]Read More
What are the Benefits of Oral Appliance Therapy as a CPAP Alternative?
If you’ve been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea, you’ve probably heard about continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment. This is often the first type of treatment you’re asked to try, but it’s frequently unsuccessful. With the continuous air pressure emitted by the machine, CPAP can be difficult for many people to use, since it can […]Read More