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11. 30. 2017

TMJ

Doctors Specializing in TMJ

The temporomandibular joint in your jaw is responsible for allowing you to move your jaw comfortably. It is a huge asset with chewing and yawning, but occasionally, disorders develop. These can come about from trauma, medications or repetitive stress. When looking for the best TMJ doctor to treat it, here are some actions to take….

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11. 29. 2017

TMJ

Could My Teenager Have TMD?

All children and teenagers have accidents, sports injuries, and countless falls throughout their youth. Most of the time, there is nothing to worry about. However, if your adolescent child says that they are experiencing pain, or they hear noises in their jaw, then they should be evaluated by a TMJ specialist (dentist who is skilled…

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11. 29. 2017

Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Hypopnea Syndrome

While most of my discussions involve Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in adults, today I will be talking about OSA in children.  Childhood OSA is a common, often undiagnosed, disorder that 1 in 4 children suffer from. While the severity may differ, literature suggests that only 1% – 4% of children are diagnosed with OSA. For…

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11. 29. 2017

TMJ

Strenuous Exercise Can Affect Your Teeth

While this is something that you may not think about, there are several reasons that strenuous exercise and teeth do not go together well.  Especially when it comes to activities like weightlifting, athletes need to take precautions so that no permanent damage occurs. There is a definite relationship between strenuous exercise and teeth; especially the…

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11. 21. 2017

Sleep Apnea

How to Choose The Right Sleep Apnea Specialist

If you’re asking yourself, “do I have sleep apnea?” you may already be concerned about your sleep habits. Sleep apnea is a condition in which you have a pause, (or many pauses) in your breathing while you sleep. These pauses can last a few seconds to a minute or longer. Unfortunately, there is no way…

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The contents of this website, such as text, graphics, images, and other materials are for informational purposes only. While there are many commonalities among multiple TMD and sleep apnea cases, each patient is unique. Information on this website should be used to educate the reader about what they should discuss with their doctor if they are suffering from the listed symptoms. The information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Seek the advice of your physician or you may call our office with any questions you may have regarding TMD or sleep apnea. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.


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