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Celebrities Who Have Sleep Apnea

June 3, 2022

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Celebrity with sleep apnea facing a group of paparazzi.

Sleep apnea is an epidemic! Every night, millions of people miss out on countless hours of sleep because of it—and many more cases go undiagnosed! But this condition doesn’t just inhibit your ability to get a good night’s rest; if left untreated, it can lead to some pretty serious health complications! That said, it’s important to understand what sleep apnea is and what you can do about it, and sometimes knowing that you aren’t alone in your struggle can be of great help. Keep reading to learn more from your dentist about sleep apnea and possible treatment options, along with some of the famous faces who also suffer from it.

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What You Should Know About Napping and Sleep Apnea

January 11, 2022

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man napping during the day

Millions of Americans suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which causes breathing to repeatedly stop and start throughout the night. Since it keeps you from getting a good night’s sleep, it’s only natural to want to catch some z’s during the day. While you may think that a power nap is the solution to get you going, it can actually do more harm than good if you have a sleep disorder. That said, here’s what you should know about napping and sleep apnea.

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Was Your CPAP Recalled? Consider an Alternative Treatment

September 6, 2021

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Woman sleeping peacefully despite CPAP recall in Mangum

For many years, CPAP therapy has been the go-to method for treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Without a doubt, CPAP machines are effective. However, they have some serious drawbacks. In fact, recently, millions of the machines, made by Philips Respironics, were recalled due to a dangerous defect. Was your OSA treatment interrupted by the CPAP recall in Mangum? If it was, now is a great time to start thinking about alternative ways to manage your condition. You might be eligible for a custom oral appliance.

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How Using a Cell Phone Before Bed Can Harm Your Sleep

June 16, 2021

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Woman using cell phone and lying in bed

Even if you don’t have sleep apnea, getting a sufficient amount of sleep each night can be difficult. If you find yourself struggling to feel well-rested the next morning, there’s a chance it could be due to your habits that immediately occur before you head to the bedroom. For example, if you happen to use a cell phone, laptop, or tablet either right before bed (or even in bed), you could be harming your sleep quality. Unfortunately, the same may also be true when watching television. To learn why subtle changes in these habits can make a difference in both your sleep quality and overall health, keep reading!

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How Is Dental Insurance Different from Medical Insurance?

January 3, 2021

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Dental insurance benefits claim form with pen and glasses

Even though your teeth and mouth are part of the body, dental insurance is typically provided separately from general medical insurance. In fact, the two types of insurance operate in surprisingly different ways. Do you want to maximize your insurance benefits to save money and stay healthy? Keep reading below to learn more about the important differences between dental insurance and medical insurance.

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Sleep Testing: Here’s What to Expect!

October 24, 2020

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Man sleeping soundly in bed after sleep test

Do you go to bed only to wake up feeling drowsy and unrested? You may have sleep apnea, which is a common sleeping disorder that occurs when the airway is blocked or obstructed, making it difficult to breathe during sleep. If you suspect that this is the case, your dentist may order a sleep test. This can be conducted in a lab or at home, and the test will provide valuable information about your potential sleep apnea. Read on to learn how you can prepare for your sleep test as well as what you can expect during the study itself.

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Have Sleep Apnea? Here’s Why You Should See a Dentist!

August 21, 2020

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Woman with sleep apnea soundly sleeping in bed

Sleep apnea is a common disorder that keeps millions of people from getting the rest they deserve. This condition occurs when your throat and jaw muscles relax to the point that your airway becomes partially or completely blocked, causing interrupted sleep due to difficulty breathing. If you’re affected by this condition, it may come as a surprise to hear that you should visit your dentist. However, dentists care for so much more than just your smile. Read on to learn why seeing an expert sleep apnea doctor simply means heading to your dentist’s office!

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Are They Reliable? 3 Myths About Home Sleep Tests

July 20, 2020

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Close-Up of Finger Sensor for At-Home Sleep Test

Many of the symptoms of sleep apnea can also have other causes, so you’ll need to have a sleep test performed in order to have your sleep disorder properly diagnosed. Having these studies performed in a lab can be expensive, uncomfortable, and anxiety-inducing, which is why at-home home sleep tests are often recommended instead. However, there are a number of myths that sometimes cause patients to avoid having home sleep tests done; in this post, you’ll learn the truth behind 3 of these myths and why they’re nothing to worry about.

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Sleeping During Quarantine: 5 Tips for a Restful Night

April 22, 2020

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Woman sleeping in bed with white sheets

With all of the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, it’s easy to let your anxieties get the better of you at night. Stress and sleep are often related; when you’re constantly worried, you could end up developing insomnia. Consequently, your body’s immune system will suffer, and your days will be filled with worry and exhaustion. To maintain a healthy body and mind, you need to be proactive in getting a full 8 hours of sleep. If you need help calming yourself before bed, try following these 5 tips.  

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Is Your Child’s Snoring a Sign of Sleep Apnea?

March 10, 2020

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You probably enjoy the sight of your child peacefully sleeping in bed, but what if their nights aren’t as restful as you’d like? If your little one has been snoring or gasping for air while they’re asleep, they might have sleep apnea. Very few children suffer from this disorder, but those that do could be in danger if you don’t act right away. If you want to help your child with sleep apnea, keep reading to learn everything you need to know about this condition and how it can interrupt their sweet dreams.

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