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Posts With Category: ‘CPAP Alternative’

When Should I Get A Test for Sleep Apnea?

Sleep Apnea
August 15th, 2018

Do you often feel tired in the morning even though you got a full night’s sleep? Does your partner complain that you snore loudly or gasp for breath during sleep? If so, these are just a couple of indicators that you may suffer from sleep apnea. Fortunately, there are effective testing procedures available to diagnose […]

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How to Stop Snoring Without Surgery

Snoring Man with Wife 4.25.18
April 25th, 2018

Snoring might seem harmless, but it can indicate that you have a sleep disorder, like sleep apnea. When you snore on a regular basis, it can also affect your sleep quality and prevent your spouse or significant other from getting a good night’s sleep as well. If you’re worried about having to undergo surgery to […]

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The Most Effective Sleep Apnea Treatments

3.8.18 Sleeping Man
March 8th, 2018

Sleep apnea is an extremely common yet potentially dangerous sleep disorder, so it’s important to get an accurate diagnosis to receive effective treatment. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that affects more than 18 million Americans – many of whom do not realize that they may have it. It’s described as […]

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Most Common Reasons to See a Sleep Apnea Specialist

Sleeping Old Man
February 21st, 2018

Sleep apnea is a common, frustrating condition that can develop for a number of reasons. Unfortunately, it’s rarely something you can handle yourself. Sleep apnea has two forms, obstructive and central, and both have short- and long-term affects on your health and quality of life. Luckily a sleep apnea specialist can identify the best treatment […]

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The Benefits of a Dental Appliance for Sleep Apnea

man snoring in bed
October 30th, 2017

If you have sleep apnea, chances are pretty good that you’ve tried using a CPAP machine. While some patients can successfully use this treatment, others abandon it because it can be cumbersome and uncomfortable. For patients who can’t tolerate CPAP, dental appliances for sleep apnea can often be an effective, more comfortable alternative. In this […]

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What You Should Do if You’re Tired of the CPAP Machine

man wearing a CPAP mask
March 2nd, 2017

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the gold standard technique for treating obstructive sleep apnea. If you are diagnosed with sleep apnea and have no other complicating factors, CPAP is likely to be the very first treatment that you try. For many people, it works quite well. But for others, it’s not so easy. Even […]

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Looking for the Best Dental Sleep Specialist in Philadelphia?

chalkboard with "snoring" written on it
November 28th, 2016

If you’ve been suffering from unexplained side effects like headaches, sore throats without an accompanying illness, daytime sleepiness, or if your bed partner has told you that you’ve been snoring frequently, than you may need to be evaluated for sleep apnea. Simply going to your regular doctor will not be enough — you will need […]

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What are the Benefits of Oral Appliance Therapy as a CPAP Alternative?

woman well rested due to the benefits of Oral Appliance Therapy as a CPAP Alternative
March 23rd, 2016

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 […]

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Is a Snoring Dental Device Easy to Use and Maintain?

man who sleeps soundly with snoring dental device as his snoring treatment in Philadelphia
February 23rd, 2016

While the ease of use and maintenance of a medical device may be secondary concerns to its effectiveness, these are still concerns that patients commonly voice when considering a snoring dental device. In addition to comfort, the ease of use and ease of maintenance of an oral appliance can mean the difference between utilizing the […]

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Top Reasons to See a Dentist for Snoring Treatment in Philadelphia

woman at dentist for snoring treatment in Philadelphia
December 21st, 2015

Chronic snoring affects one in four Americans, making it a problem that impacts millions of individuals on a nightly basis. While it’s often met with a nudge of an elbow or roll of the eyes, chronic snoring is actually much more than a noisy nuisance – it can be a symptom of a serious sleep […]

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