According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 50-70 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder. One of the most common sleep disorders is obstructive sleep apnea. It afflicts at least 25 million adults in the United States. Sleep apnea is a serious disease that can cause you to stop breathing up […]
It’s common to hear about healthy teeth and healthy gums when visiting the dentist, but did you expect to hear about healthy sleep? Along with improving your oral hygiene, you may not know that a trip to Peter Family and Cosmetic Dentistry may be instrumental in improving your sleep hygiene, too! How so? I […]
Do you ever feel like no matter how long you sleep, it’s not enough? Does your bed partner complain about your snoring? Are you dozing off in the afternoon or feel like you always need to take a nap? If so, you might be suffering from obstructive sleep apnea.
While the wide variety of sleep sounds that come from bed partners can range from soothing to scary, the truth is that snoring, in particular, can indicate a real behind-the-scenes problem.
Even at an extremely young age, a talk about braces, sagittal expanders, and retainers can indeed be front and center when a child is diagnosed with a crossbite. The question then is what to do about it.
Have you ever wondered why your dentist pokes your gums so much? Dental probing a good exercise that can help save you from surgery and extractions.