Children Experience Sleep Disordered Breathing Too

Children experience sleep-disordered-breathing just as often if not more than adults do. If a child’s sleep apnea is intervened with early enough, multiple health complications can be avoided. So, what can I do to make sure my child won’t suffer the consequences of...

Common Questions about Sleep Apnea

Why do I snore? The most common reason we snore is because of a blockage in our natural breathing passage. There could be a blockage in the nasal passages or near the opening of the airway. Many people are suffering from sleep apnea, which is a blockage that is severe...
Why does my dentist think I grind my teeth?

Why does my dentist think I grind my teeth?

Bruxism, or teeth grinding, is a common condition that people have. You may have been told by your dentist that you likely grind your teeth but can’t recall when and if you do this. Perhaps an oral appliance has been recommended to you to protect your teeth. Because...
CPAP Machine versus Oral appliance: Which one is better?

CPAP Machine versus Oral appliance: Which one is better?

Many people suffer from an undiagnosed sleep disorder. A sleep disorder occurs when there is a blockage that prevents oxygen from moving through the nose and into the circulatory system. This blockage will occur while we are sleeping when our soft tissue relaxes and...
Can your Thyroid be affecting your dental health?

Can your Thyroid be affecting your dental health?

More and more of the population are being diagnosed with thyroid disease. The two most common are hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. The role of the thyroid is to help in the production of many hormones. These hormones are needed to help all cells in the body work...