How Alcohol Worsens Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Dr. Mike DeldarAbout Sleep Apnea, Sleep apneaLeave a Comment

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Do people complain about your snoring?  Do you often feel like you aren’t getting the best sleep possible?  You may have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which can cause breathing issues. If you like to drink, alcohol can actually worsen snoring and make it even harder to get a good night’s sleep.  What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea interrupts your breathing cycle while you sleep. It can cause you to snore or even stop breathing for a few seconds.  These interruptions can happen so fast that you don’t even wake up. However, the next day you wake up feeling like you … Read More

TMJ Dentist Explains How Natural Whiplash Treatment Works

Dr. Mike DeldarJaw Pain, TMJ, TMJ causesLeave a Comment

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Have you noticed any neck pain recently? Were you in some sort of incident that could have caused injuries to your neck? You may be suffering from whiplash.  Did you know that pain in your jaw could be a sign that you may need TMJ whiplash treatment?  What is Whiplash? Whiplash occurs when a force pushes your neck to move past its normal range of motion. It pulls on your neck’s muscles and ligaments. Symptoms include: Neck pain  Headaches Swelling Tenderness Muscle spasms Difficulty moving your neck Issues with concentrating Jaw tightness  You can develop whiplash from car accidents, sporting … Read More

Common Sleep Apnea Misconceptions That Hold Back Treatment

Dr. Mike DeldarAbout Sleep Apnea, CPAP AlternativesLeave a Comment

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Millions of people are not aware that they have a sleep disorder or need sleep apnea treatment. Typically, it is observed by a spouse, housemate, or partner. Some sufferers refuse to get sleep apnea treatment because of the stigma attached and common misconceptions. Common Sleep Apnea Misconceptions Explained Not everything you hear about diseases, you should believe. The same applies to sleep disorders. A sleep apnea dental clinic like ours hears a lot of myths perpetuated about the condition. Here are several of the most common sleep apnea misconceptions. Sleep Apnea Appears Only in Adults According to the American Academy … Read More

TMJ Disorder In Teens – What’s the best approach for jaw pain treatment?

Dr. Mike DeldarTMJ, TMJ Migraines, TMJ/TMDLeave a Comment

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While dealing with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is difficult for adults, it can be especially arduous for kids and teenagers. Sure, minor jaw pains are temporary and can be combated with general painkillers. Conversely, the intense, excruciating pains that are associated with TMJ are not so easily countered. They can be disruptive to your everyday life and can even cause anxiety. As such, finding the most effective jaw pain treatment is the best approach. Dealing with Jaw Pain or TMJ Disorder Medically, this issue is related to the temporomandibular joint which links your skull and jaw. People experience TMJ problems when … Read More

[VIDEO] How to Cope With TMJ-induced Anxiety

Dr. Mike DeldarTMJ, TMJ Dentistry, TMJ MigrainesLeave a Comment

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Health-related issues are known to cause stress and anxiety, and Temporomandibular Joint Disorder is no different. Any illness, which causes prolonged periods of acute pain can push anyone beyond his or her limits. That is why it is important to seek help before additional complications arise like TMJD and anxiety. What is Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJD)? TMJD, as it is commonly called, occurs when a patient has chronic pain in the joint that is located towards the back of the skull and jaw. People who grapple with this illness sometimes develop anxiety. Dealing with TMJD and Anxiety No one likes to … Read More