Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Dental Center for TMJ and Facial Pain

The field of snoring sleep apnea can be confusing to navigate through. Not only are there many complicated names and acronyms for breathing related sleep disorders, there are equally as many potential treatment options. Some acronyms you may have encountered are SDB (Sleep Disordered Breathing), UARS (Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome), and OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea). Don’t let all the confusion keep you from getting help! If you have sleep disordered breathing you could be facing some serious health and safety issues.

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What is SDB (Sleep Disordered Breathing)?
The term sleep disordered breathing is used to pigeon-hole an array of breathing related sleep problems. The mildest form of SDB
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Woman bothered by man's snoring
Snoring is a Big Deal
Snoring is a very common phenomenon, roughly 90 million Americans snore. While snoring can be harmless, it’s important to note
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Diagram illustrating Obstructive Sleep Apnea
The Dangers of OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea)
The word apnea means to stop breathing. When you have OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea), your tongue, soft palate, or other
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The DNA Appliance
Are you looking for a sleep apnea treatment that can cure your apnea, not just reduce its impact? And what
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Choosing an Oral Appliance
3 Things to Know when choosing an Oral Appliance for a Sleep Disorder
The purpose of an oral device is to keep your airway open by either repositioning your jaw forward or preventing
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