Blog - Sleep Apnea & Snoring
Sleep apnea tied to increased risk of stroke; Even mild sleep apnea puts men in danger, study finds
Sleep apnea tied to increased risk of stroke; Even mild sleep apnea puts men in danger, study finds. Here is a topic that is so incredibly important for all men (and women), because it is still so underdiagnosed. Even more importantly, few patients know that your DENTIST may be able to help treat both snoring […]Read more
Dr. Oz talks about Periodontal (Gum) Disease and Total Health
I guess it’s because I don’t watch a lot of TV, but I confess that – until quite recently – I had absolutely no idea who this guy Dr. Oz is. A friend recently told me that Dr. Oz has some really good material about dental health that can be shared, and since it’s sometimes […]Read more
Sleep Apnea, Snoring, and Self-Tests/Info.
Snoring Isn’t Sexy has recently added a FREE DOWNLOAD eBook and Self-Test on their website. I HIGHLY recommend this website for anyone who has concerns about sleep apnea, who is looking for a dentist in Charlotte who treats sleep apnea with oral appliances, and general information.Read more
13yo girl with back pain, headaches, jaw pain, acid erosion of teeth, ADD, gastric reflux, sleeps poorly….
So what’s the connection amongst all these things? Is it possible there’s one condition/issue that is a primary driving force behind all of these that, if addressed, could make an amazing difference in a young girl’s life……for her entire life? The answer is (of course, or I wouldn’t be asking such obvious leading questions, right? […]Read more
Heartburn and cavities (tooth decay), tooth erosion, and tooth wear, asthma, ADD/ADHD
Quite frequently I get very puzzled looks from patients when I ask them if they have heartburn or have ever been diagnosed with acid reflux. First, they’re thinking, “Why in the world is my dentist asking if I have heartburn?” and secondly they’re thinking, “What in the world would heartburn have to do with my […]Read more
A great news story by NPR on Sleep Apnea in children
NPR aired a story this morning (March 5th, 2009) that has to do with snoring, sleep apnea, and the wide-ranging effects that they can have on behaviour, brain function, etc. This is something I”ve been studying and talking to patients about for several years now, but it’s gaining wider acceptance in the medical fields. On […]Read more