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Want to Stop Snoring? Your Dentist Could Help

Want to Stop Snoring? Your Dentist Could Help

Snoring doesn't just disturb other people in your home. It can sometimes prevent you from getting a restful night's sleep or could be a sign of a more serious health problem.[1] If you or someone in your family snores, you should make an appointment to see a doctor or dentist. They can examine your ..... Read more

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Sleep Apnoea Treatment: CPAP machines vs Dental appliances

Sleep Apnoea Treatment: CPAP machines vs Dental appliances

One of the common questions that a sleep physician often encounters is: “Should I go for CPAP or dental appliances to treat my sleep apnoea?" For the uninitiated, CPAP, which stands for Constant Positive Airway Pressurisation, is a medical apparatus commonly recommended for the treatment of ob..... Read more

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The Dangers Of Untreated Sleep Apnoea

The Dangers Of Untreated Sleep Apnoea

Sleep apnoea (or apnea) is a potentially serious condition that is caused by the narrowing of airways at the back of the mouth behind the tongue. Our bodies relax when we are sleeping. A large amount of the muscles will become floppy in this relaxed state, which is not necessarily a bad thing. Howev..... Read more

Category: Sleep Dentistry