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Can Sleep Apnea Be Cured?

Sleep apnea is quite the common disorder that generally includes numerous pauses in breathing or shallow breathing while the individual suffering is asleep. These breathing pauses can last anywhere from just a few seconds to a couple of minutes, which tends to cause panic in loved ones close by. Generally, these short pauses will occur […]

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How Does Dental Sleep Medicine Help with Sleep Apnea & Snoring?

Dental sleep medicine is the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and snoring with the use of oral sleep appliances. While CPAP machines are initially prescribed for these conditions, they are usually rejected or discontinued by patients due to the complications associated with using them. Sleep apnea is a dangerous condition affecting approximately 25 million people […]

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What is Oral Appliance Therapy & How Will It Benefit Me?

Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT) is one of the most successful ways of treating obstructive apnea and snoring. Sleep apnea refers to a situation where breathing is disturbed to a point where it stops for several seconds to a minute during sleep. The affected person is often jolted from their sleep due to deprivation of oxygen […]

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How Do Sleep Dentists Reduce Fatigue from Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a medical condition that causes a person to momentarily stop breathing. Though many people associate sleep apnea with snoring, not all people who snore have sleep apnea. People with sleep apnea tend to both snore and gasp for air while sleeping. In most cases, sleep apnea causes a person to feel fatigued […]

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Different Treatments To Stop Snoring from Tyler Davis DDS Sleep Dentistry

It is estimated that 50 percent of the population snores. Anyone can snore, but there are some people who are more likely to snore than others. Obesity and alcohol use increases the risk of snoring. There are more men who snore than women. Additionally, one’s chances of snoring increases with age. Snoring is often a […]

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Quick Overview of Snoring & Sleep Apnea from Tyler Davis DDS

Snoring can be an aggravating condition that often affects the quality of your sleep. Many people snore, but loud snoring can be a sign of a sleep disorder. If you have a sleep disorder, you may experience periodic bouts of interrupted sleep every night. This will likely leave you feeling exhausted and frustrated. If you […]

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How Wake Forest Sleep Dentists Help You Recover Job Performance

Quality sleep is necessary for you to look and perform your best. However, there are some medical conditions that can reduce the overall quality of your rest. Sleep apnea is such a condition. If you suffer from this sleep disorder, you know how exhausting it can be. The good news is that treatments in sleep […]

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea & Oral Appliance Therapy

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when your muscles relax during sleep, allowing the soft tissue to collapse and block the airway. As a result, sleep apnea causes you to stop breathing up to hundreds of times a night for anywhere from a few seconds to more than a minute. Snoring, excessive daytime sleepiness, […]

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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 is […]

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Sleep Apnea Treatment from Tyler Davis DDS 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 DENTAL OFFICE can also help improve their sleep. I practice dental sleep medicine, which is a growing segment of dentistry that focuses on managing snoring and sleep apnea […]

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