If you have excessive daytime sleepiness, or if you have been told that you snore loudly or stop breathing periodically during the night, you may have a condition called obstructive sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea doesn’t just cause drowsiness. Your sleep is interrupted when the brain’s oxygen level lowers due to a blocked airway. But […]
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6 Surprising Signs of Sleep Apnea
You probably know that snoring can be a symptom of obstructive sleep apnea. But did you know that there are many other symptoms that can point to this potentially serious sleep disorder? Sleep apnea occurs when the tongue is sucked against the back of the throat while sleeping, blocking the upper airway. When the air […]
ClearCorrect Dental Aligners – Not Just for Teens
If you are self-conscious about your smile because your teeth are not quite straight, or if you’ve suffered for years with a bite problem, help is on the way! ClearCorrect is a clear plastic alignment product that straightens teeth and is an appealing alternative to traditional braces. ClearCorrect is available to both adults and teens […]
How Do I Know If I Have Sleep Apnea?
What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a disorder that affects a person’s breathing during sleep. A person who suffers from sleep apnea has pauses (called an apnea) in breathing which can last for seconds or even minutes, making it difficult to get the deep sleep necessary for a full night’s rest. If left untreated, […]