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Why Your Sleep Dentist Needs to Understand TMJ, Too

Sleep dentists are trained to help treat sleep apnea with the use of oral appliances. There are many dentists who will advertise their services as sleep dentists after just a short, focused training on oral appliances. However, if you are looking for a sleep dentist who is likely to give you the [...]

By |September 6th, 2018|CPAP, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea, TMJ|Comments Off on Why Your Sleep Dentist Needs to Understand TMJ, Too

AASM Recommends against Medical Marijuana for Sleep Apnea

The approval of recreational marijuana in Colorado took some of the shine off the medical marijuana (MMJ) trade, but people still seek MMJ for a wide range of illnesses, such as nausea, headaches, chronic pain, anxiety, and insomnia. But is it good for sleep apnea? The Minnesota Department of Health apparently thought [...]

By |May 31st, 2018|CPAP, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on AASM Recommends against Medical Marijuana for Sleep Apnea

Diagnosing and Treating Sleep Apnea in the Hospital Improves Survival

Medical errors may be the third leading cause of death in the US, according to recent estimates. Although it’s hard to say for sure, it’s likely that one of the most serious--and easily preventable--medical errors is a failure to treat sleep apnea among hospital patients. Now a new large study shows just [...]

By |January 25th, 2018|CPAP, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Diagnosing and Treating Sleep Apnea in the Hospital Improves Survival

New Study Shows Oral Appliances as Effective as CPAP for Sleep Apnea

For years, CPAP has been considered the gold standard of treatment for sleep apnea. It’s essentially 100% effective: people using CPAP properly don’t have apneic episodes. However, there have also been doubts about whether this theoretical effectiveness translated to the best results for patients. Now we know that oral [...]

By |December 21st, 2017|CPAP, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on New Study Shows Oral Appliances as Effective as CPAP for Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea Diagnosis Saved the Career of NFL Center Ryan Jensen

It’s impossible to understand just how damaging sleep apnea can be if you haven’t been there. And, unfortunately, for many people who are there, the cause of their problems isn’t at all obvious. That was the case for current starting center Ryan Jensen, who didn’t realize that sleep apnea was causing him [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|NFL, Oral Appliance, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Sleep Apnea Diagnosis Saved the Career of NFL Center Ryan Jensen
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