The Importance of Sleep Dentistry

What do sleep and dentistry have to do with each other? A lot, as it turns out. That’s because many issues with sleep are involved or originate in the mouth and head area, which is what we dentists specialize in. As Board Certified Diplomates of the American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine, both of […]

How to Optimize Your Dental Health – and Why

Optimizing is about making something as efficient as it can be. When it comes to dental health, that means putting in the least amount of time, effort, and money while maintaining the highest level of oral health. There are two parts to this: One is prevention. The other is connection. Let’s look at how both […]

The Importance of Sleep

Over the years we’ve worked with thousands of patients who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and have helped them find relief through the use of oral appliances. Once their OSA is under control, they can finally reclaim good sleep, perhaps for the first time in years. We see firsthand what a change this makes […]

Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease: what you need to know to keep your heart healthy and have a good night’s sleep.

It’s easy to think of sleep apnea as “just” a sleep-related problem, but the truth is it’s much more serious than that. In addition to being associated with higher rates of diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and stroke, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is also linked to problems with heart health. People with OSA increase their risk of […]