Sleep Positioning Therapy: Change the Way You Sleep and Improve Your Sleep Apnea and TMJ Symptoms

Did you know that sleep apnea can be related to Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorder, particularly if you have been suffering from symptoms such as chronic headaches? TMJ affects your jaw joints where the lower jaw connects to the upper jaw and can leave you with jaw pain along with pain... Read more »

If You Have Problems With TMJ or Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Orthognathic Jaw Surgery Can Help!

Orthognathic surgery, or corrective jaw surgery, is a surgical procedure that fixes abnormalities in the jawbones by realigning them correctly and enabling the teeth to function properly. This surgery involves aligning the upper jaw, lower jaw and chin to improve their form and function with the help of wires, screws... Read more »

Wearing an Oral Appliance for Your Mild to Moderate Sleep Apnea Is Easier Than You Think

If you suffer from mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), you may be a candidate for wearing an oral appliance to help you breathe better as you sleep. Known as oral appliance therapy, a mandibular advancement device or splint can help you with snoring and apnea issues. With over... Read more »

Weight Loss Can Help You With Sleep Apnea

General health is a result of all the body systems working together, so when one area is suffering, it affects others. People with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have trouble getting a good night from blocked airways collapsing and end up with disrupted breathing and snoring excessively. OSA affects anywhere from... Read more »

Talk to Your Doctor If You Have Unaddressed Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Did you know that approximately one in five Americans experience sleep apnea in either it’s mild or severe form and that another 80% of Americans go undiagnosed with this condition? Not only that, but those with the severe form of sleep apnea can wake up hundreds of times a night!... Read more »

What Is the Link Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and TMJ Disorder?

Did you know that having a sleep disorder – known as obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, where the airway becomes blocked while you sleep – may result in issues with your temporomandibular joints (TMJ/TMD)? This is especially relevant if you have been having a lot of headaches. Breaking It Down... Read more »

What Is the Link Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea & Metabolism?

Did you know that approximately 20 to 30 percent of adults have obstructive sleep apnea or OSA? This condition is marked by the airway closing continually in your sleep so that air can’t normally flow in or out of your nose or mouth. OSA can be linked to heart disease,... Read more »

Better Sleep Can Help Your Smile

If you often find yourself waking up gasping for breath feeling like you can’t breathe, or have been told you snore like a bear all night, you might have a common sleep disorder called sleep apnea. This happens when the throat tissues collapse and block your airways while you sleep.... Read more »

Are You Aware of the Health Problems From Sleep Apnea?

Did you know that people suffering from sleep apnea are up to five times at greater risk of having traffic accidents? Untreated obstructive sleep apnea doesn’t just affect one’s breathing and sleep quality but their quality of life with potential health risks. With obstructive sleep apnea (or upper airway resistance... Read more »

Is Sleep Apnea Leaving You With Sore Teeth and Jaws?

Did you know that one of the leading causes of bruxism (teeth grinding) is sleep apnea? When you reach the deep sleep stage, your body’s muscles relax, and that includes your neck, throat and the jaw muscles, which keep your airways open as you sleep. It isn’t a problem as... Read more »