Sleep Apnea

Dental treatment for snoring and sleep apnea problem

Mar 6th, 2013 | By

Do the sounds of your sleeping partner’s snoring serenade you into wakefulness every night? You’re not alone. Snoring is a common condition, and while the snorer does not typically realize it, the partner often cannot help but notice. In some cases, the constant interruption and noise can strain even the best relationships. What the partner

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Fresno Dentists Ask: How Well do You Sleep at Night?

Feb 28th, 2013 | By

Sleep is an essential part of human life. As a complex and magnificent machine, your body requires fuel and rest to continue working properly. Unfortunately, we do not always sleep as well as we should due to a number of different factors, including one of the more infamous nighttime disturbances—snoring. For those who sleep with

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Does Your Snoring Keep Your Partner Awake at Night?

Jan 23rd, 2013 | By

Some comedy shows and movies portray loud, obtrusive snoring as humorous, which it can be in the right scripted situation. In life, however, snoring is not nearly as funny, especially if your snoring deprives your partner of much-needed sleep. Sometimes, snoring can even indicate a serious issue that can place your health at risk. Fresno

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TMD and Sleep Apnea—It’s All About Attitude

Dec 17th, 2012 | By

TMJ disorder and obstructive sleep apnea have a lot in common. Both generate ambiguous symptoms that are shared by many other illnesses, and they both can negatively affect your overall quality of life. Although they affect different areas of your oral and physical health, research now suggests that the sleep deprivation OSA patients suffer and

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Sleep Apnea FAQs Answered by Your Fresno Dentists

Jul 17th, 2012 | By

What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a disorder involving several pauses in breathing and low breathing periods during sleep. Apneas, or periods during which the patient holds his or her breath, can occur for a few seconds to a couple of minutes at a time and up to 30 times in one hour. Many

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Dentists Can Treat Snoring

Feb 26th, 2012 | By

Do dentists treat snoring? Does your spouse sleep in the guest room most nights? Do your children laugh at the noises you make while napping on the couch? Do you think “sawing logs” is harmless and your loved ones just need to get over it? If so, you may be surprised to know that snoring

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By

What is obstructive sleep apnea? Do your loved ones complain about your snoring? Is your spouse worried that you occasionally stop breathing during sleep? Do you wake up every morning feeling as if you never slept at all? If so, you may be suffering from sleep apnea, a serious sleep disorder that can lead to

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