Jaw Pain After a Car Accident? It’s More Common Than You’d Think

Dr. Mike DeldarTMJ, TMJ/TMD0 Comments

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Your jaw is very delicate: it doesn’t take much impact to cause a serious injury. People don’t usually associate TMJ or jaw pain with car accidents. The truth is: jaw pain after a car accident is incredibly common and it can cause long-term damage if left unchecked. As a dentist in the greater Indianapolis area, I see this fate all too often. Unfortunately, many people also tend to misidentify the symptoms of TMJ or jaw pain as something less significant. TMJ is very serious and includes a broad range of painful symptoms. Keep these common symptoms in mind if you … Read More

ADHD from Sleep Apnea: What Parents Need to Know

Dr. Mike DeldarAbout Sleep Apnea0 Comments

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Is it just me or are more and more children being treated for ADHD? Unfortunately, what many in the medical community haven’t been aware of until recently is that there is a link between sleeping disorders and behavioral disorders. Recent studies have shown that there is a strong link between sleep apnea and many behavior problems in children. This means that your child might not be suffering from actual ADHD. Instead, they may be suffering from the symptoms of ADHD from sleep apnea. What else do the studies show? And how can we help our children? ADHD from Sleep Apnea … Read More

5 Reasons Patients Stay Away from CPAP (& Some Popular CPAP Alternatives)

Dr. Mike DeldarAbout Sleep Apnea, CPAP Alternatives

CPAP alternatives from Noblesville and Indianapolis dentist, Dr. Mike Deldar.

Obstructive sleep apnea is one of the most common and disruptive sleep disorders out there. Characterized by causing breathing to stop and start during sleep, obstructive sleep apnea happens when the muscles of the throat relax and clog the airway during sleep. When left untreated, obstructive sleep apnea can cause persistent fatigue, cardiovascular problems, and poor mood and outlook. Fortunately, there are treatment options. The unfortunate part is that one of the most common, the CPAP machine, offers some distinct drawbacks. Luckily, CPAP alternatives are available at our office in Noblesville. Patients may explore these alternative treatments to make the right … Read More

Could TMJ Disorder Be the Cause of Your Sleep Problems?

Dr. Mike DeldarAbout Sleep Apnea, TMJ

TMJ disorder linked to sleep apnea and other disorders. Image of a man with jaw pain.

Pain, lack of sleep, exhaustion, inability to think straight, feeling like you can’t make it through the day– does this describe you? Unfortunately, it describes daily life for many of our patients who are dealing with a sleep disorder here in Noblesville and Carmel, Indiana. If you’ve been dealing with a lack of sleep, been diagnosed with sleep apnea or have been experiencing a lot of headaches, there may be an issue at hand that you haven’t yet considered: TMJ disorder. What is TMJ? What are the symptoms? And how can TMJ disorder affect your sleep and the function of your … Read More

Restful sleep with sleep apnea is possible | Sleep Apnea Noblesville

Dr. Mike DeldarAbout Sleep Apnea, About Sleep Disorders, Snoring

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When Shakespeare’s Prince Hamlet opined, “To sleep, perchance to dream,” in the play named for him, he summed up what is a total necessity for every human being on earth. Sleep is vital for good health and well-being, and dreams are a very important part of sleep. As a sleep apnea Noblesville clinic, here’s what we got to say about sleep. Sleep’s many benefits Sleep has a wealth of benefits, including benefits to your heart, mind, and even your weight. How you feel when you are awake depends on how well you sleep, as your body works while you sleep to … Read More