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What Is Dental Sleep Medicine? (Updated 2021)

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September 18, 2018

A LOOK AT AN ALTERNATIVE TO CPAP THERAPY A sleep apnea diagnosis used to mean a lifetime of sleeping in a CPAP mask. CPAP treatment is highly effective for individuals with moderate-to-severe sleep apnea, but not all patients find it comfortable. Some people end up simply trading sleep apnea for...Read More

Preparing for a Sleep Study

September 11, 2018

HOW TO ENSURE YOUR SLEEP STUDY IS A SUCCESS An overnight sleep study is often the first step in diagnosing a sleep disorder such as sleep apnea. Preparing for your study is easy and doesn’t require much beyond making sure you’re ready to get some rest.   Watch this video to learn more a...Read More

Dealing with Narcolepsy While Working

September 4, 2018

DAILY CHALLENGES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH NARCOLEPSY A narcolepsy diagnosis frequently causes mixed feelings in sufferers. They are relieved to have a reason for their symptoms, but may also feel overwhelmed by the need to manage their condition. One frequent issue is dealing with narcolep...Read More

What Are the Signs of Sleep Apnea in Children?

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August 22, 2018

SLEEP DISORDER WARNING SIGNS FOR PARENTS Most people think of sleep apnea as a problem for adults, but in reality, kids can and do suffer from this sleep disorder. If your child has sleep apnea, it is important to address it as quickly as possible to reduce the risk of potentially dang...Read More

The Link Between Anxiety & Sleep Apnea

August 15, 2018

Anxiety plays an important role in many sleep disorders. The relationship between sleep apnea and anxiety is complex, and it may not be the same for everyone. However, understanding how anxiety is affecting you can help you create a more effective treatment plan. Here is what you need to know....Read More

Myths about Sleep (Updated 2021)

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August 8, 2018

SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION Few things are as important to your health as a good night’s sleep. Unfortunately, in spite of how much of our lives we spent asleep, many myths about how to get the rest you need still linger. Sleep medicine is dedicated to busting these myths to help people make...Read More

Does Snoring Mean You Have Sleep Apnea?

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August 1, 2018

WHAT SNORING INDICATES ABOUT YOUR HEALTH (Updated 2020) Snoring is the leading symptom of sleep apnea, which makes many people nervous. They think if they snore, they must have a sleep disorder. But does being a snorer automatically mean that you have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA?) What is S...Read More

Maintenance of Wakefulness Test FAQ's

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July 19, 2018

ANSWERS TO YOUR MOST FREQUENT MWT QUESTIONS There are a number of diagnostic tools that sleep medicine specialists can use to evaluate patients. You may have already heard about overnight sleep studies, in which a technician monitors a patient in a lab setting while he or she sleeps. B...Read More

The Risk of Sleep Apnea in Preterm Infants

July 12, 2018

POTENTIAL HEALTH ISSUES IN NEWBORNS Preterm babies are those born before 37 weeks of gestation. Because they haven’t had enough time to finish developing in the womb, preterm infants are at a higher risk for numerous health problems. Some of those health problems are immediately evident, and r...Read More

Can White Noise Help Me Sleep? (Updated 2020)

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July 12, 2018

Ambient Noise + Sleep While you’re asleep, your brain is still capable of registering noises. It’s why sudden, loud sounds can wake you up. But white noise is different. It provides a steady, soothing background sound that can muffle sudden noises. This calming sound is created by combining ...Read More

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