Sleeping Separately: Don’t Let Sleep Apnea Disrupt Your Relationship

Do sleep apnea symptoms, like snoring, keep you and your partner awake at night? Have you resorted to sleeping separately to avoid sleep disruption? Untreated sleep apnea can impact every area of your life, including the health of your relationship with your spouse or partner. What Is a “Sleep Divorce”? The phrase “sleep divorce” describes […]

Does Sleep Apnea Cause Irritability?

Are you feeling grumpy and irritable? Has your spouse or children mentioned you seem a little on edge? Sometimes if you are suffering from sleep apnea, it can cause irritability.   Irritability is a common symptom associated with sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a condition where breathing stops or slows down during sleep causing loud […]

The Pros & Cons of Dental Sleep Apnea Treatment Devices

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Sleep apnea impacts between two and nine percent of adults in the U.S. Doctors often prescribe a CPAP machine for their sleep apnea treatment devices. The machine uses a mask covering the nose to push a constant air stream into the patient’s nasal passage and force their airway open.  However, many people impacted by sleep […]

How Does Treating Sleep Apnea with An Oral Appliance Work?

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Sleep apnea is a condition where breathing stops or slows down during sleep. Patients often wake up multiple times in the night, sometimes gasping for air. Sleep apnea affects millions of Americans. If left untreated, it can cause serious health problems such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, depression, memory loss, obesity, and […]

The Benefits of Oral Appliance Therapy

According to the National Institutes of Health, approximately 12 million Americans have sleep apnea, a disorder characterized by cessations in breathing during sleep. Although sleep apnea is common, many individuals are unaware that they have it. In fact, it is estimated that only 16 percent of people with sleep apnea receive treatment. The most widely […]

While You Are Sleeping

Sleep Apnea is a hot topic these days.  Our own Dr. Giesler and Dr. Kovitch wrote an article about sleep apnea that was published in Best Self magazine.  And well it should be.  According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, sleep apnea is so common that it affects more than 18 million people in America.  […]