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Can You Cure Sleep Apnea? A Chicago Dentist Explains

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Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly starts and stops. People who snore loudly and feel tired even after a full night’s sleep may have sleep apnea to blame. There are a few different types of sleep apnea, and fortunately, with the right treatment, it can be cured and symptoms can be eased.  At Smile …

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Why Are WE The Best Option For Treating Your Sleep Apnea?

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Staffed by friendly, experienced dentists and conveniently located in Deerfield and Chicago, Smile On Dental Salon & Sleep Apnea Center provides a broad range of dental care services and sleep apnea support. If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea or feel that you may be suffering from it, here’s why we’re your best option for help. What Is Sleep Apnea? …

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Why You Need a Good Night’s Sleep

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If you’re reading this article at work while sipping down your fourth cup of coffee and struggling to keep your eyes open, then you know why you need a good night’s sleep: to help you keep your eyes open! But there’s more to it than that—there’s actually another lack-of-sleep-related reason you’re likely reading this article right now. Read on to …

Working with Your Dentist and Doctor to Treat Sleep Apnea

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f you live with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)—or you sleep next to someone who does—you’ve surely searched high and low for a solution. Symptoms of OSA include loud snoring, daytime sleepiness, and headaches. A chronic condition, it can lead to other health issues like depression, heart disease, and diabetes. If you suspect that you’re suffering from OSA it’s important to …

Tips for cleaning your OSA oral appliance

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You finally found obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) relief through the oral appliance your Chicago dentist provided you. Now you just need to keep it clean and bacteria-free. Below are tips for cleaning your oral appliance. Brush your Appliance It’s important that you brush your oral appliance before and after you use it. When your appliance isn’t cleaned sufficiently, it creates a breeding …

Top Reasons to get an Oral Appliance for OSA

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Oral appliance therapy in Chicago is a common and effective treatment when you have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring. This therapy helps you sleep better and restores your alertness and health. Here’s a guide to help you understand why this treatment is effective for OSA. Common Signals You Could Be Struggling with Sleep Apnea It’s important to get a …

What is a Sleep Apnea Dentist?

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A sleep apnea dentist has special training, education, and knowledge to treat and manage sleep apnea using a combination of dental sleep solutions and behavioral modification. After receiving a obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) diagnosis from a sleep professional, a sleep apnea dentist can administer oral appliances for the successful treatment of sleep apnea and snoring. Typically, your Chicago dentist is …

Is snoring keeping you or your loved ones awake?

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Snoring is one of the most common signs of a serious health condition called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). While many people dismiss snoring as something common and comical, it should not be easily overlooked as the sign of something far more threatening to your health. It is a common condition that affects nearly 22 million American adults, according to the American Sleep …

Sleep Apnea — Know The Facts

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Tossing, turning, snoring and waking up “foggy” and/or “cloudy” might mean more than just a bad night’s sleep, especially if it is happening on a regular basis. For many, sleep apnea is to blame for these symptoms. With sleep apnea, your breathing is disrupted while you are asleep. The results range from short-term sleepiness to long-term health risks. You’d be …