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TMJ Case Study: July 2022

DJ is a 35-year-old female patient suffering from chronic bilateral TMJ pain, clicking, headaches, ear pain and limited opening, which, when she opens, deviates to her right. Here's how we helped her.
Jul 25th, 2022

Oral Appliance or CPAP? How Do I Know Which is Right for Me?

Sleep apnea can really take a toll on your physical and mental health. An oral appliance or CPAP machine can help, but you need to know which treatment is best for you. Learn the difference and find out whether you need an oral appliance or CPAP.
Feb 11th, 2020
There’s nothing quite like a glass of red wine to soothe the day’s challenges and help you rest up. But did you know that whi

Limit Alcohol Before Bed for Better Sleep

There’s nothing quite like a glass of red wine to soothe the day’s challenges and help you rest up. But did you know that while alcohol can certainly make it easier to fall asleep, you might actually be sabotaging your efforts?
Jan 1st, 2020
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Could You Have Sleep Apnea — Without Knowing It?

Sometimes the symptoms of sleep apnea are so subtle they escape your notice. Learn the early warning signs of this potentially dangerous condition that affects your sleep so you can prevent serious complications.
Nov 13th, 2019

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Feb 20th, 2024

Can Sleep Apnea Cause Panic Attacks?

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder which is characterized by hypopnea. This is a decrease in breathing during sleep or apnea which is a pause in breathing during one’s sleep.
Sep 6th, 2019

Remedies for Shift Work Sleep Disorder

Shift work sleep disorder (SWSD) is a circadian rhythm sleep disorder. It is common in those who work non-traditional hours like early morning shifts, night shifts, graveyard shifts or rotating shifts.
Aug 30th, 2019

5 Signs Your Child Might Have A Sleep Disorder

According to research, when children don’t get enough sleep, it may cause problems in their academic, and social life.  Children between the ages of 7-10 require, on average, approximately 9 hours of sleep. 
Aug 21st, 2019

Water Before Bed… A Snoring Treatment?

Drinking water is essential to living and is a healthy habit but is drinking water before bed healthy? Here are a few helpful and not so helpful effects of drinking water before bedtime.  Who knew, it may even help as a snoring treatment.
Aug 16th, 2019

ADHD and Sleep Disorder

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a disorder which is characterized by hyperactivity, inattentiveness, and/or impulsivity. It is a condition which begins in childhood and might persist into adulthood.
Aug 7th, 2019

Effects of Listening To Music While Sleeping

If you find it hard to fall asleep, you’ve probably tried it all – from counting sheep to listening to music.  But what are the effects of listening to music while sleeping? Let’s find out.
Aug 1st, 2019

TMJ Symptoms and Treatment

Have you ever experienced jaw pain while chewing?  Or maybe sometimes you hear a clicking or popping sound from your jaw.  You may be experiencing TMD jaw pain or TMJ symptoms.
Jul 24th, 2019

VIVOS Oral Appliances

The VIVOS oral appliance is the latest buzz in oral appliance therapy and Sleep Medicine. As with any new product, there is some truth and some speculation.
Jul 10th, 2019

5 Benefits of Sleeping Without A Pillow

Did you know that some Sleep Specialists in New York believe that sleeping without a pillow has numerous benefits? Chances are you’re use to sleeping with your pillow. Let’s take a look at the top 5 benefits of sleeping without a pillow.
Jul 9th, 2019

Full Breath Appliance and Its Benefits

If you suffer from sleep apnea, snoring or poor health due to sleep problems then full breath appliances may be for you. Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder which causes breathing to start and stop repeatedly during sleep.
Jun 29th, 2019

Sleep Apnea Dentist or Doctor: Which Is Better?

Which should you choose, a sleep apnea dentist? Or a regular doctor? Do you think you may have sleep apnea? What should your next step be? Which professional should you visit to help evaluate the situation?
Jun 11th, 2019

Oral Appliance Therapy: What To Expect

If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea, chances are that your sleep dentist will recommend an oral appliance therapy for you. Don’t worry, it only sounds intimidating, but it really isn’t – in fact, you’ll love it!
May 25th, 2019

What Is A Sleep Dentist….And Do I Need One?

Do you wake yourself up snoring? Has your bed partner told you that you stop breathing while sleeping? Do you wake up feeling unrefreshed or tired? If you answered yes to any of these questions….you may need to visit a sleep dentist!
May 21st, 2019

So You Think You Have Sleep Apnea

If you sleep for 8 hours but still feel drowsy and tired, then you may be suffering from sleep disturbances caused by airway passages. If your chronic fatigue hinders your functionality, speak to a sleep dentist.
May 16th, 2019

Do You Need A Sleep Study?

Have you been told you snore? Has your bed partner heard you choking in your sleep? Well, chances are you may have a sleeping disorder and may need a sleep study to diagnose the issue.
May 9th, 2019

How to Identify Nasal Snoring

Nasal snoring doesn’t actually mean you snore through your nose. It means that problems within the nose are causing you to breathe through your mouth. This is what leads to nasal snoring.
Apr 17th, 2019

Oral Sleep Appliance- Things to Know

Just like there are several types and forms of snoring, there are also numerous remedies, techniques, and devices that help silence the snore. One effective solution is the use of oral sleep appliances.
Apr 5th, 2019

What Kind of Snorer Are You?

There are many factors that cause snoring in humans and just as many snoring remedies. There are also several signs that indicate there might be a more serious problem causing the snoring.
Mar 28th, 2019

Are Snoring Aids The Best Answer?

There are hundreds of snoring aids on the market, but which ones are the best? Do they really work? If you struggle with snoring, you know that it’s not just annoying, but it could also cause extreme discomfort. Not only to you but to your bed partner as
Mar 19th, 2019

Side Effects of Sleep Apnea Devices

Sleep Apnea is a serious disorder that interrupts an individual’s breathing while they are asleep. Individuals may repeatedly stop breathing and resume again, which is cause for serious alarm.
Mar 6th, 2019

Silence The Snore With Anti-Snoring Devices

Nothing makes you run to the hills faster than a snoring partner bed partner.  But before you pack your sleeping bag and head out, keep reading  to learn about how you can help silence the snore with these anti-snoring devices we have listed below.
Feb 28th, 2019

Clenching Your Teeth During Sleep-Use A Sleep Apnea Mouth Guard

Some people tend to clench and grind their teeth in sleep. A common way to treat this is to use a sleep apnea mouth guard.  While teeth clenching and grinding is considered normal if done occasionally, it can be a cause for concern if it becomes a habit.
Feb 21st, 2019

A Holiday List for Living with OSA

The holidays can sometimes difficult and stressful, running here and there, preparing for out of town guest. The thoughts of these tasks can interrupt your sleep.
Dec 26th, 2018

What You Eat, May Affect How You Sleep

If you are suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea, what you eat can either alleviate or worsen the symptoms you endure. Here are a few “To Eat or Not to Eat” diet options that sleep apnea dentists say will either reduce or increase your OSA symptoms.
Nov 28th, 2018

Is It More Than A Snore?

Let’s face it, you’ve had a hard day at work, you are tired and all you want to do is climb in your bed and get some real sleep so you can be ready to fight another day. It’s all good, right?
Nov 13th, 2018

How It Began…

Some 12 years ago, Dr. Barry Chase of New York, sold his thriving traditional dental practice to focus exclusively on his passion, Dental Sleep Medicine.
Nov 9th, 2018

8 Quick Advantages of Using a Snoring Appliance

Do you wake up feeling a little zombish? Feeling like you really didn’t get the refreshing sleep you need? Well this could be an indication that you suffer from snoring or sleep apnea. Many have turned to snoring appliances for relief.
Sep 27th, 2018

6 Ways to Help Silence Snoring

It’s not pretty, fun or sexy, but it happens, and the conversation is how do we make it stop? No, we’re not talking about the current political mudslinging contest, we are talking about snoring.
Sep 27th, 2018