Do I Need to See a Doctor for Snoring and Sleep Apnea?

Question of the Week: “Does a person need to see a medical doctor before seeing you for a mouth device for snoring and sleep apnea?”

Dr. Lydia Sosenko explains that seeing a medical doctor before visiting Dental Sleep Medicine and TMD Center of Illinois for treatment of snoring or sleep apnea is not necessary.

If you have not seen a medical doctor for treatment of snoring or have not been diagnosed with sleep apnea, come see us at Dental Sleep Medicine and TMD Center of Illinois. We can direct you to a medical doctor who is knowledgeable in dental sleep medicine who will help determine if you need treatment for snoring or obstructive sleep apnea.

Call Dental Sleep Medicine and TMD Center of Illinois at (630) 369-5508 or visit http://www.tiredofsnoring.com for information on what snoring and sleep apnea are or help in determining treatment of snoring or obstructive sleep apnea today.

Are You Using Oral Appliance Therapy for Snoring?

Question of the Week: “If you have a mouth device for snoring, why should you come in regularly to the dentist?”

This week Dr. Lydia Sosenko discusses why visiting a Dental Sleep Medicine professional is crucial if you are wearing any oral device made for snoring. Visit your dentist regularly so your dentist can check to see if you are developing side effects or need adjustments made to your Oral Appliance Therapy for snoring. Your teeth need to be checked for any shifting that could be occurring as well.

Call Dental Sleep Medicine and TMD Center of Illinois at (630) 369-5508 today. Let us check your Oral Appliance Therapy for snoring. We should check for side effects or make necessary adjustments or shifting of your teeth. Visit http://www.tiredofsnoring.com for more information regarding this question and others.

Dangers of Purchasing Anti-Snoring Devices From the Internet

Question of the Week – “What about anti-snoring devices that you can get from the internet, and what are the dangers of using those TV type devices?”

Good question! Yes, there are dangers in purchasing anti-snoring devices from the internet! In this video Dr. Lydia Sosenko discusses the dangers associated with over-the-counter and internet purchases of anti-snoring devices.  The number one danger is not talking with your physician about your snoring to find out if you have obstructive sleep apnea.

Save the money you might spend on TV type devices. They can create problems over providing solutions.

If you are looking for help with better sleep and no more snoring, call Dental Sleep and TMD Center of Illinois at (630) 369-5508 today. We will determine whether or not you are struggling with sleep apnea and whether or not Oral Appliance Therapy is right for you. Visit http://www.tiredofsnoring.com for more information on the important and treatable condition called obstructive sleep apnea.

Worried That Your Bed Partner May Have Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a health condition to be worried about.

Worried that your bed partner may have sleep apnea

Worried that your bed partner may have sleep apnea?

Have you observed snoring and/or gasping from your bed partner?

Does your bed partner stop breathing while sleeping? A person can stop breathing hundreds of times in just one hour.

I’ll bet if you ask your loved one, “Do you know you snore, gasp or stop breathing while you sleep,” they will answer, “No.” They have no idea they may have sleep apnea.

Please consider taking the following steps to improve the concerning condition of sleep apnea:

  1. Lose weight
  2. Avoid alcohol consumption before bedtime
  3. See a sleep therapist. Get a sleep study. Doing so may save your life.

Please click the link below and watch this video on Health Concerns Linked With Sleep ApneaThis is what sleep apnea looks like.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/12/sleep-apnea-episode-video_n_5446484.html

Dental Sleep and TMD Center of Illinois, a premiere snoring and apnea treatment center in Naperville, has been providing the CPAP alternative treatment of oral appliance therapy successfully for over 15 years. For more information on this physician-recommended treatment option, visit www.TiredOfSnoring.com, or call us at (630) 369-5508.

The Dangers of Junk Sleep

Do you ever wonder why your sleep is interrupted?

junk sleep

Reduce the dangers of junk sleep

Do you have gadgets, you know, cell phones, tablets, lap tops and MP3 players in your bedroom at night?

Did you know that these technological devices are more popular than TV’s in bedrooms?

Does your cell phone serve as your morning alarm?

Technology is interfering with your sleep. If you want quality sleep, it’s time to re-think having these gadgets in the bedroom with you at night.

For quality sleep:

  1. Shut off all devices at night.
  2. Use an “old school” alarm clock.
  3. Leave all technological devices in another room.

Watch this video about how you can reduce The Dangers of Junk Sleep at http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/12/health/junk-sleep-live-longer

Dental Sleep and TMD Center of Illinois, a premiere snoring and apnea treatment center in Naperville, has been providing the CPAP alternative treatment of oral appliance therapy successfully for over 15 years. For more information on this physician-recommended treatment option, visit www.TiredOfSnoring.com, or call us at (630) 369-5508.

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