Category: Stop Snoring

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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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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