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