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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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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 […]

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Are you at risk for sleep apnea?

Are you at risk for sleep apnea?

As you may already know, obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the breathing pathways through the mouth, nose or throat are collapsed or blocked. These airways are susceptible to blockages or collapse as the muscle tone lining these pathways relax during sleep. These are some of the groups that are at a greater risk for developing […]

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Meet our dental team

Meet our dental team

Allow us to reintroduce ourselves. We are AZ Sleep & TMJ Solutions! What makes us different from other dental offices is that we offer services in dental sleep medicine and craniofacial pain. We go beyond just caring for your teeth. We care for your entire body! By providing advanced services, we can provide our patients […]