Many Americans struggle with their sleep. Of the five most common sleep disorders in this country, two of these center around the throat and mouth. Chronic obstructive sleep apnea is a condition in which your airway becomes blocked by your own throat tissue. Patients with apnea experience pauses in breath throughout the night, resulting in… Read more »
Category: Snoring/Sleep Apnea
You Snoring Could Be A Symptom
If your significant other or your loved ones have pointed out your problem snoring, do not dismiss their concerns. While snoring is not a significant medical concern for many, for some it can be a sign of something more. Chronic obstructive sleep apnea is a condition in which the body relaxes too much during sleep…. Read more »
See Your Dentist For Sleep Apnea Treatment
A problem with sleep apnea can rob you of your ability to rest properly, and that can become a serious health concern. The longer you spend not treating this issue, the more you can struggle with effects of sleep deprivation. Nightly breathing troubles can also have negative consequences because they can raise your blood pressure… Read more »
Should I Really Tell My Dentist That I Snore?
You may prefer to keep the number of people who know that you snore to a minimum. People often feel embarrassed by this problem, and because of this they try not to speak about it. What you might not realize is that your dentist should know that you have snoring issues, especially if you also… Read more »
Why You Should Mention Snoring Issues To Your Dentist
There should be little doubt in your mind that a toothache is something to mention to your dentist during a routine dental exam. What you might not realize is that your visits can cover more than just common concerns about tooth decay and gum disease. Those who struggle with nightly snoring, or worry about possible… Read more »
Did You Know Your Dentist Can Help with Snoring?
Snoring is a common habit, and while some people may never snore, others may do it constantly. In some cases, it can be so consistent that it may have an impact on your health and wellbeing. At our Charles City, IA, dentist’s office, we can often help patients address chronic snoring conditions and help them… Read more »