Sleep Apnea: The Unsung Villain in Your Nighttime Story

Do you ever wake up feeling more tired than when you went to bed? Or find yourself tossing and turning throughout the night, unable to get a restful night's sleep? If so, you may be suffering from a common but often overlooked condition known as sleep apnea. This breathing disorder can have a significant impact on your overall health and... read more »

Why Teeth Whitening Boosts More Than Just Your Smile

Are you considering teeth whitening or laser wrinkle therapy to enhance your appearance? While these cosmetic treatments are often seen as simply ways to improve physical aesthetics, they can actually have a profound impact on your overall well-being. In this blog post, we will explore how teeth whitening can boost more than just your smile, by delving into the psychological,... read more »

TMJ Health: The Secret Key to a Vibrant Smile

When it comes to showcasing a beautiful smile, many people focus solely on the appearance of their teeth. However, what often goes unnoticed is the crucial role that TMJ health plays in achieving a vibrant and confident smile. Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is not just responsible for opening and closing your mouth; it also plays a significant role in your... read more »

TMJ Disorder: Breaking Down Its Links to Being So Prevalent

Almost every day I am asked the question: “What caused this?” or “Why did this happen?” Many individuals experience the debilitating effects of TMJ disorder without fully understanding its underlying causes. In almost all cases, the warning signs were there: crunching and clicking or popping in the jaw joints, grinding, headaches, neck pain, heavy eye blinking, migraines or even sleep-disordered... read more »

Remembering Our Brave Ones: Sleep and TMJ Therapy’s Tribute

On Memorial Day, we remember and honor the brave men and women who have served in the military. It's a time to commemorate their sacrifices and show gratitude for their dedication to defending our country. At Sleep and TMJ Therapy, we want to pay tribute to all those who have served and their families. We are all truly grateful and... read more »

Mastering Your Jaw Pain: Innovative Approaches to TMJ Management

Dealing with TMJ disorder can be a frustrating and painful experience. The constant symptoms like jaw pain, facial pain, ear pain and neck pain can significantly impact your quality of life. However, with the right approach to management, you can find relief and improve your overall well-being. In this blog post, we will explore innovative strategies for managing TMJ disorder... read more »

The Importance of Healthy Joints in Battling TMJ Disorder Among Seniors

Healthy joints play a crucial role in the overall well-being of all individuals, especially seniors who may be more prone to conditions like TMJ disorder. TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorder, can cause a range of symptoms such as jaw pain, neck pain and difficulty chewing. This disorder in the elderly demographic presents unique challenges, primarily due to factors such as... read more »

Breathing in the Night: Understanding Sleep Apnea and Its Fundamentals

Many people are starting to call our office and ask if we can figure out if they have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is actually a very complicated problem and requires some detailed analysis to figure out if you really have it. First of all, let’s explain what it means to have sleep apnea. Apnea means a complete and total cessation... read more »

What You Should Know About Your Sleep Numbers

What are the sleep numbers and what do they mean for your overall health and well-being? Today we're going to talk a little bit about the Sleep Apnea Index, symptoms of sleep issues in both adults and children and a whole lot more. Let's take a look! AHI- Apnea-Hypopnea Index The Apnea-Hypopnea Index (AHI) is a diagnostic tool used to... read more »

How Does Your Smile Make You Better?

When a person smiles, all sorts of good things happen to them and those around them. In the realm of treating TMD patients, so many of these people have been hurting for so very long that it is often difficult just to get a slight grin out of them. These are the people that need the smile the most! The... read more »