Understanding Sleep Apnea’s Problems

The most common form of sleep breathing disorders is called sleep apnea. Sleep apnea’s symptoms include snoring, halting breathing, and tiredness, among others. It can also lead to much more serious issues such as cardiovascular diseases and chronic sleep deprivation. Fortunately, there are several highly effective treatment options that can help you sleep better and… Read more »

Understanding Temporomandibular Joint Pain

Pain in the muscles and tissues that connect your lower jaw to your skull can be a symptom of a number of disorders called temporomandibular joint disorders, more commonly known as TMJ pain. Each of us has two temporomandibular joints, one on either side of our heads. Normally they function painlessly because everything is in… Read more »

Improve Your Sleep Apnea Symptoms

It’s estimated by the National Sleep Foundation that over 18 million Americans experience poor quality sleep resulting from sleep apnea. Breathing interruptions and chronic snoring problems are the two most common symptoms resulting from airway obstruction from the soft palate. Medical and oral healthcare treatment options have continued to evolve. Before embracing a particular treatment… Read more »

A Quality Night Guard Can Help Treat TMJ Disorder and Chipped Teeth

Most adults that grind their teeth do so as a result of stress. Chronic night grinding can pose multiple threats to your mouth. The unnatural forces exerted by grinding your teeth can cause your bite pattern to meet improperly and result in chips on one or more teeth. Even if the chip doesn’t give you… Read more »

Treating TMJ Disorder Might Require a Two-Stage Approach

Your temporomandibular joints hinge your jaw, and work in concert with ligaments and muscles to allow you to open your mouth, chew food, and speak. These sophisticated ball and socket joints also have a small cartilage disk to allow the joints to slip a little while you grind tough foods. TMJ disorder is a blanket… Read more »

Snore Guards can Aid Sleep Apnea

It’s estimated by the National Sleep Foundation that just over 18 million people struggle with sleep apnea to some degree. Common symptoms of sleep apnea include breathing interruptions and excessive snoring, which frequently lead to poor quality of sleep. Fortunately, there are several different treatment options available. Finding the right treatment for you will depend… Read more »

Migraine or Muscular Headache?

At , we specialize in determining the causes of and proper treatment for all kinds of craniofacial issues. This includes sleep apnea and snoring issues, TMJ disorder, and headaches of all kinds. Occasionally, we treat patients who believe they may suffer from migraines, when in reality the problem is a muscular headache. What are the… Read more »

We Can Help With Sleep Apnea

Did you know that about 90% of individuals with sleep apnea haven’t been diagnosed? This is especially problematic because sleep apnea can cause several problems with your health. In fact, sleep apnea can cause your brain to get less oxygen and cause problems with your cardiovascular system. While this is a problem, do you know… Read more »

Dealing With TMJ Problems

What do you know about TMJ dentistry? Do you know what you can do if you have problems with your TMJ? Similarly, do you know why it’s important to address issues with your TMJ? You see, your TMJ is the joint that connects your jaw to your skull. If it is damaged or not working… Read more »