Sleep disorders are incredibly common in the United States. While people may know the symptoms of problems with their rest, they might not be aware of a common cause. Our jaws can become our own worst enemy overnight, if left to their own devices. Or perhaps you feel that your issue is only minor, and… Read more »
Category: Snoring/Sleep Apnea
Night Guards Could Save You A Headache
Many people clench their jaw regularly, or chew their cheeks from time to time. But this unconscious action can cause major issues with the teeth and even the jaw.. Bruxism, the medical term for persistent teeth grinding, can alter the shape of the teeth or even how they sit within the mouth. If left untreated,… Read more »
What To Know About Sleep Apnea Treatment
Taking care of your teeth is just one aspect of your overall preventive dental routine. After all, your smile is comprised of multiple components, and as such, your at-home routine should be reflective of this. Keep in mind, however, that just because concerns such as tooth decay and gum disease are common, that does not… Read more »
Is Daytime Fatigue Slowing You Down?
It goes without saying that for most individuals, the largest threat to the quality and function of their smiles involves trouble brought on by harmful bacteria, more specifically decay and infection. While this is considered the norm, there exists a population of individuals that experience a much bigger threat – that of sleep apnea and… Read more »
Will A Sleep Guard Treat My Snoring?
If your significant other tells you that you snore frequently, or if you often wake up with dry mouth and experience daytime exhaustion, then you may benefit from a custom-made sleep guard. In today’s blog, your Overland Park, KS, dentist will explain how we treat issues like snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with a… Read more »
When Your Snoring Means You Have Sleep Apnea
Snoring every night can come with its own set of unique problems. You might constantly wake up your sleeping partner, leading to tension and arguments when you aren’t sleeping. It might also impact your cardiovascular health to some degree if it happens often enough. For some people, chronic snoring is even more troublesome than that… Read more »