Sleep Apnea Dentistry

Warning Signs You’re Losing Shut-eye to Sleep Apnea

Do you routinely catch yourself dozing off in the afternoon? Does your partner constantly complain about your snoring? Are you feeling like you just aren’t sleeping well at night, even though you can’t remember tossing or turning? If so, you may be suffering from a common but underdiagnosed problem known as obstructive sleep apnea. What…

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Sleep Apnea Treatment from Brodhagen Dental Care Benefits

Sleepless Snorers Healthy teeth, healthy gums and also…healthy sleep! When it comes to oral health care, patients turn to me for guidance, and many learn that a visit to Brodhagen Dental Care can also help improve their sleep. I practice dental sleep medicine, which is a growing segment of dentistry that focuses on managing snoring…

Treating Sleep Apnea with a Dental Appliance

Treating Sleep Apnea with a Dental Appliance Custom mouth pieces made by dentists have proven to be an effective option for many patients with mild to moderate sleep apnea. Several studies, including some by The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the American Sleep Association indicate that by helping to relieve snoring and improving…

Correction of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

How Your Dentist Can Help Correct Obstructive Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea is a serious disorder in which your breathing can become shallow or even stop while you are sleeping. This can occur as many as hundred times in a night resulting in a potentially life threatening situation. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is one of the…

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a potentially serious disorder in which airflow is restricted during sleep. Individuals affected by this condition stop breathing for short periods of time in their sleep, and this could happen as many as hundred times during a night. As OSA reduces the amount of oxygen being delivered to all your…

Oral Appliances for Sleep Apnea

Oral appliances for sleep apnea have become a frontline treatment for those affected with this disorder. If you have been diagnosed with a mild to moderate condition and/ or haven’t been helped by the CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine, try oral appliance therapy. How do these oral appliances work? People with sleep apnea suffer…