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What is restless leg syndrome?

What is restless leg syndrome?

Many people who can’t sleep will wonder if they suffer from some sort of sleeping disorder. Occurring in many people, sleep disorders prevent or limit sleep, which can lead to disruptions in daily behavior patterns while hindering a person’s ability to work. Restless leg syndrome, which is a sleep disorder that involves the nervous system […]

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TMD: It’s more than just pain in your jaw

TMD: It’s more than just pain in your jaw

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders (TMD) are commonly associated with pain in the jaw. And, while jaw pain is one of the main symptoms of TMD, it is also important to understand there is other pain associated with this condition. Let’s take a closer look at ear and sinus pain as they relate to TMD in […]

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What is oral appliance therapy for sleep apnea treatment?

What is oral appliance therapy for sleep apnea treatment?

The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) has stated that oral appliance therapy is a recommended form of treatment for adults with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who are CPAP intolerant or prefer an alternative therapy options. While CPAP therapy is still the first-line option for treating OSA, oral appliance therapy is an effective alternative […]

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Ask your dentist about oral appliance therapy for sleep apnea

Ask your dentist about oral appliance therapy for sleep apnea

Snoring is no laughing matter, but it is important for to get appropriate treatment so your symptoms do not worsen. Loud, disruptive snoring may strain relationships, but it can also signal a potentially life threatening disorder: obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). To help with the treatment of sleep apnea, Dr. Sara offers oral appliance therapy at […]

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Sleep Apnea can be linked to depression

Sleep Apnea can be linked to depression

There’s a complex link between sleep apnea and depression. We can see that depression causes sleep problems and sleep problems can contribute to depression. At AZ Sleep & TMJ Solutions in , we provide dental sleep medicine services in order to be your first line of defense against sleep apnea and other conditions. By visiting […]

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Botox can ease TMJ pain

Botox can ease TMJ pain

If you are experiencing jaw pain or discomfort, you might be suffering from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD). This condition is commonly associated with jaw tension and pain. While you might be unaware of this condition or its treatment options, there is one familiar option: BOTOX®. Botox is often used as an alternative treatment for […]

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High Blood Pressure and sleep apnea are linked

High Blood Pressure and sleep apnea are linked

Sleep apnea can lead to a long list of complications in other health conditions. To expand on this area of the worsening of medical conditions, sleep apnea has an inability to regulate blood pressure (BP). Just one bout of sleep apnea can impact your ability to regulate blood pressure. In fact, only one instance can […]