Sleep Apnea Treatment Snore Less….Sleep More

Do you have daytime sleepiness, impaired concentration, morning headaches or snoring?  Sleep Apnea is a potentially serious disorder that is characterized by pauses in breathing for ten seconds or more during sleep. If you can’t tolerate CPAP treatment for your Sleep Apnea, a reliable alternative, recommended by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends Oral Appliance […]

SLEEP APNEA OVERVIEW

Sleep apnea occurs when your breathing is disrupted during sleep. Men, overweight people, and people over 40 are at greater risk for sleep apnea. Untreated sleep apnea can cause hypertension, stroke, or heart failure. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that occurs when a person’s breathing is interrupted during sleep. People with untreated sleep […]

Teeth Grinding

Do you grind your teeth? Teeth grinding, called bruxism, can damage your teeth, cause face and jaw pain and headaches.  Side effects of teeth grinding include tooth loss, jaw pain, TMJ and facial changes.  Over time grinding your teeth can cause you to need crowns or dental implants. Causes of grinding vary and can include […]

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Dr. Grimshaw and Sleep Dentistry: Did you know Dr. Mandy Grimshaw has been treating patients with OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) for two years with a custom orthotic called MicroO2? During her fellowship at LVI (Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies), Dr. Grimshaw, a neuromuscular dentist trained in sleep dentistry, used computer technology K7, to […]

Sleep Apnea – Exercise Capacity

Obstructive Sleep Apnea is associated with impaired exercise capacity.  This is also an indication of increased cardiovascular risk.  Results from a new study shows predicted peak oxygen uptake was significantly lower in people with moderate to severe sleep apnea.  This new study compared people with and without Sleep Apnea and it showed that people with […]

SLEEP APNEA TREATMENT

SLEEP WITHOUT SNORING! HATE YOUR CPAP?  WE CAN HELP. Dr. Grimshaw can do a custom oral appliance that can treat your Sleep Apnea and help alleviate the symptoms of Sleep Apnea.  During sleep your throat tissue become relaxed causing them to fall towards your throat. This creates crowding by the tongue and soft palate, resulting […]

Are you dentally in the proper biting position?

The general consensus among comprehensive dentists is that a majority of the population is not in their proper biting position. When  people are not in a biting position that is muscularly comfortable position headaches, jaw pain, TMJ, and backaches follow. Think of your head being a bowling ball. It doesn’t weigh that much when it is balanced on […]

Sleep Killer

Sleep Apnea   Feeling tired in the morning? Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is serious and wide spread- it’s as common as type 2 diabetes – your breathing stops periodically (sometimes for a minute or longer) throughout the night.  You may wake hundreds of times leaving you tired and groggy in the morning. Dental oral appliances are a […]