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Snore? Injection Snoreplasty or Oral Appliance Therapy?

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring Treatment

OFFICE BASED TREATMENTS FOR SNORING AND MILD SLEEP APNEA Snoring is one of the most disturbing symptoms. This is true for people who have to sleep together or in close proximity with the snorer. This disorder can have both short and long-term effect on the patient. These can range from sleepiness during the day with […]

Effects of Snoring and Sleep Apnea

snoring couple

How does snoring and obstructive sleep apnea affect me? Snoring is a mere nuisance to many people who have to live with a snorer. However, this is a symptom that can increase the risk of serious health issues. When this problem is accompanied by sleep apnea (which is the case with many patients) the potential […]

Oral Appliance Gaining Acceptance for Sleep Apnea & Snoring

Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea are some of the most prevalent medical conditions we face.  The causes are multiple: age, weight, upper airway anatomy, and neurological predispositions.  Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP devices) remain the gold-standard in therapy, although compliance is still low. Adjustable oral appliances are making a strong foothold in treatment.  These custom […]

Q&A: Snoring & Sleep Apnea

Question: “Every night my husband snores very loud. I have trouble falling asleep when it is real bad.  Is this serious? My friend said he needs to lose weight, what does weight have to do with this?” – Leslie Answer: Thanks for sharing Leslie.  Simple snoring or “stertor” or “stertorous breathing” is extremely common amongst […]