Category: Sleep Apnea Treatment

Things You’ll Need to Know if You Have Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is a common sleep breathing disorder that can have several different impacts on the quality of your sleep and daily life. However, many patients who have sleep apnea don’t realize they have it, even after they begin to exhibit some of the more obvious symptoms. There are many different things… Read more »

Can Your Dentist Really Help You Stop Snoring?

Maybe your snoring isn’t loud enough to be considered worrisome, or maybe you just don’t know that you snore every night. At some point, however, it may be obvious that your snoring is more than just a routine habit, and that the sound may be more than just an annoyance. At our Grand Prairie, TX,… Read more »

Sleep Apnea Awareness Month: When The Answer Is Yes

Learning that Sleep Apnea Awareness Month happens each March may stoke a bit of a fire for patients who have been wondering about this disorder. What is it that you haven’t followed through on learning about in regard to this issue that makes it nearly impossible to enjoy the sleep you want and need, our… Read more »

3 Ways Sleep Apnea Makes Life Harder

Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is more common than some people realize. In fact, many people who have it don’t know, and therefore, don’t know that they should seek help from their dentist to treat it. However, over time, the sleep disorder can have several effects on your daily life and wellbeing that make it… Read more »

What Your Snoring Might Be Saying

Picture this: it’s bedtime, and you are looking forward to a good night’s sleep. Even though you are not feeling quite as rested as usual these last few months, you know you are sleeping for 7 or 8 hours. Just as you are getting settled in, your sleep partner mentions the subject of snoring. Specifically,… Read more »

Your Snoring Quiz: Do You Know What It Is?

Is there something frustrating to you about dealing with snoring without understanding why it’s happening, what you can do about it, and whether it’s a serious problem or just a minor annoyance? We understand! What you might not realize is that we see patients all the time who are dealing with the same sort of… Read more »

Q&A: Are Sleep Apnea And Snoring Identical?

The fast answer to the common question, “Are sleep apnea and snoring identical?” is simply, “No.” However, there are some helpful details to go along with this statement. Why? Well, the two sleep disorders are both related and often occur together (though not always). Take in some new information with a helpful Q&A session for a… Read more »

Would You Know if You Have Sleep Apnea?

The first step to resolving an issue is to acknowledge that there is one. But with obstructive sleep apnea, patients often spend years not knowing that anything is wrong, and the collective effects on their health can be overwhelming by the time they seek treatment. Yet, the problem is that patients don’t often recognize the… Read more »