Category: Sleep Dentistry

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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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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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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A “Snore-Fire” Way to Hurt Your Relationship

He shudders. She gasps. Their snores could wake the neighbors! In my many years of treating patients with snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, I have heard it all. While the wide variety of sleep sounds that come from bed partners can range from soothing to scary, the truth is that snoring, in particular, can indicate […]

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Simple Steps for Sound Sleep from Our Wake Forest Sleep Dentist

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 50-70 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder. One of the most common sleep disorders is obstructive sleep apnea. It afflicts at least 25 million adults in the United States. Sleep apnea is a serious disease that can cause you to stop breathing up […]

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