Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) prevents you from obtaining a good night’s rest, and can impact your overall health. Bruxism is a disorder that causes you to grind your teeth frequently enough to damage them. They may seem unrelated, but often there is a direct link between them, which your Houston, TX, dentist will discuss in today’s blog.
It goes without saying that everyone is unique, and nobody’s schedule, environment, or even experience is the same as another’s. The same can be said about health and wellbeing, and custom care is the best practice for addressing these unique needs. Though everyone must sleep to recharge their physical and mental battery, not everyone experiences a sound night of sleep. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist discusses the connection between breathing difficulties when sleeping and poor sleep, as well as why it is important to seek treatment for your concerns.
The hustle and bustle of everyday life can be exhausting to try and keep up with, let alone without the added complication of sleep issues. Indeed, having to also endure disrupted or insufficient sleep not only impacts your levels of energy and feelings of being rested, but it compounds in terms of making any task much more of a chore than it has to be. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist explores the influence of chronic teeth grinding on your oral health, and why it is important to keep an eye out for early warning signs.
It goes without saying that life as an adult is anything but calm at all times. Between various obligations and responsibilities, you are also encouraged to prioritize your oral health, physical health, mental health, and social health. Needless to say, it can become easy for many important items to fall to the back burner. What’s more? Nontraditional sleeping concerns such as bruxism and TMJ disorder only make this situation worse. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist expresses the importance in keeping an eye out for oral health concerns, as well as what signs to look for if you suspect your loved one may be experiencing sleep apnea.
Getting quality sleep for an appropriate amount of time is necessary for a variety of health reasons. Unfortunately, ensuring a good night’s rest is not as straightforward as you might think. You see, personal or social stressors, heightened levels of anxiety, and even unexpected sleep disorders can disturb the quality of your sleep, leading to other major issues over time if treatment is not sought. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist takes a look at the way unchecked teeth grinding can harm your oral structures and smile’s appearance.
It goes without saying that sleep is essential for a variety of reasons. What’s more? A restful night of sleep is great for your overall health and can have you operating at maximum capacity. Though this is the case, sleep issues exist that can complicate the process. Not only can this lead to daytime complications, but it influences your oral health and physical health overall in the process. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist takes a look at the effects of obstructive sleep apnea, and how a custom oral appliance provides a more comfortable alternative to the traditional CPAP machine.
Getting a good night’s sleep is important. It’s the time that allows us to recharge, decompress, and feel rested to take on the next day. When something disrupts this time at night, however, you can feel like effects for days. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that causes you to snore very loudly which can disturb anyone you are sharing your bed with. What’s more is that it actually causes you to wake up many times throughout the night, wreaking havoc on your sleep schedule. There are solutions, however, that can drastically improve the quality of sleep for both you and your loved ones. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist discusses the causes of sleep apnea and the solutions we can provide. (more…)
It goes without saying that sleep-related issues are some of the most concerning, especially when it comes to your oral health. Indeed, unconscious teeth grinding, snoring as a result of the body attempting to regulate its breathing, and a host of other issues may not even cross your mind as being related significantly to your oral health. Even still, it is always better to seek treatment preemptively in the event that it can help prioritize your oral and physical health. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist takes a look at the jaw dysfunction known as TMJ disorder, and how early treatment can restore your oral health.
There is nothing more frustrating than getting a less-than-spectacular night of sleep. Indeed, you may have made all of the right moves: going to bed at a decent time, allowing yourself ample time to fall asleep and receive the much-needed rest, and so on and so forth. Unfortunately, sleeping disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, snoring, and bruxism can cause you to awake feeling exhausted and fatigued, even if you slept for a long period of time. What’s more? These issues, directly and indirectly, impact your oral health, believe it or not, which is why it is important to seek treatment immediately. But what are your options? In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist explores the damaging effects of chronic teeth-grinding on your oral health, and how our team can help.
It goes without saying that there are a variety of oral health concerns out there that can negatively influence your smile’s health, and sometimes we require detailed treatment to ensure proper care. This notion is not unique to common oral health concerns such as tooth decay or infection either, and this is even more true for uncommon or nontraditional issues. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist takes a look at the connection between sleep issues and your oral health, as well as what your treatment options may be when presented with a sleep concern that impacts your health.