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Sleep Apnea: Oral Devices

Oral devices (also called oral appliances) are sometimes used to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). They push the tongue and jaw forward, which makes the airway larger and improves airflow. This also reduces the chance that tissue will collapse and narrow the airway when you breathe in. Examples include a mandibular repositioning device (MRD) […]

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What Is Sleep Dentistry?

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Sleep Apnea Explained

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What is Sleep Apnea?

 
Snoring isn’t something that most of us worry about. But loud snoring—especially when it’s accompanied by daytime fatigue—may be a sign of sleep apnea, a common and potentially serious disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts as you sleep. Untreated sleep apnea can be dangerous and detrimental to your health, so it’s important […]

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Adults and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

 
With obstructive sleep apnea your breathing pauses while you are asleep because your airway has become narrowed or partly blocked.

Causes
When you sleep, all of the muscles in your body become more relaxed. This includes the muscles that help keep your throat open so air can flow into your lungs.

Normally, your throat remains open enough […]

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Snoring Problems

Your sleep impacts every aspect of your health and daily life. Sleeping well helps you look, feel and perform your best. But a sleep problem can be harmful to your health and well-being. One of the most common sleep problems is snoring. Learn more about the warning signs and how you can get help.

About […]

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About Dental Sleep Medicine

What Is Dental Sleep Medicine?
Dental sleep medicine is an area of dental practice that focuses on the use of oral appliance therapy to treat sleep-disordered breathing, including snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Dentists work together with sleep physicians to identify the best treatment for each patient.
Dentists and Oral Appliance Therapy
Dentists pioneered the use […]

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Teen Drowsy Driving

Teen Drowsy Driving Monmouth County, NJ
Drowsy driving is as dangerous as drunk driving, and teens have the highest risk. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety estimates that each year drowsy driving causes at least 328,000 motor vehicle accidents.

Sadly, many of these crashes – at least 6,400 each year – are fatal. No one is […]

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Oral Appliance Therapy

Oral appliance therapy is an effective treatment option for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). A custom-fit oral sleep appliance can improve your sleep, restore your alertness and revitalize your health. Here is a guide to help you get started with this life-changing treatment.

About Oral Appliance Therapy
Worn only during sleep, an oral appliance fits […]

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Your sleep impacts every aspect of your health and daily life. Sleeping well helps you look, feel and perform your best. But a sleep problem can be harmful to your health and well-being. One of the most common sleep problems is obstructive sleep apnea. Learn more about the warning signs and how you can […]

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