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How to Get Enormous Relief from TMJ Disorder with a DNA Appliance

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What is a DNA appliance?   These appliances are becoming increasingly popular within the dental community. However, a lot of patients wonder what makes this appliance so special. The Vivos appliance used by Think Better Life and numerous other dental practices can help to treat a plethora of dental conditions – from sleep apnea to temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ disorder) …

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Myofunctional Therapy to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

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I am two days through my 4 day course in Oral and Myofunctional Therapy and I am convinced that Oral Myofunctional Therapy will increase health and wellness in many patients. I spent three days last fall in California at the Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences and was blown away by the science. My wife Anna and I are now becoming …

What to do with bite changes from SomnoDent Appliance from Somnomed?

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Julie’s Question: I have obstructive sleep apnea and I wear a Somnomed (SomnoDent)  appliance at night. As a result, my bottom teeth and top teeth are meeting on top of each other and the bottom teeth are off to the side. I would to be able to straighten my bite and wear the sleep appliance at night. Is this possible? …

What is a Sleep Apnea Dentist

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A Sleep Apnea Dentist is specially trained to treat snoring and sleep apnea with intra-oral appliance. There is no current specialty in the practive of Dental Sleep Medicine but the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine grants Diplomate Statues on dentists who have shown proficiency in Dental Sleep Medicine, presented cases and passed a Board Exam. D,ABDSM is the highest …

Highland Park, Illinois: Sleep Apnea and Sleep Apnea Treatment

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I have been deeply  involved in the field of Sleep Medicine for over 35 years and have been an Assistant Professor at Rush treating patients and doing research. My new Highland Park office offers State of The Art, sleep apnea treatment with comfortable oral appliances as an alternative to CPAP. ORAL APPLIANCE THERAPY FOR SLEEP APNEA CHANGES LIVES! This patient …

Chicago: Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea

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ORAL APPLIANCE THERAPY FOR SLEEP APNEA CHANGES LIVES! This patient video describes how Ed, a pilot has used an oral appliance for the last nine years and how it has changed his quality of life The field of sleep disorders and Sleep Apnea is very complex.  There are multiple variables that determine success of treatment.  I have spent over 35 …

Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea Changes Life!

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This patient video describes how Ed, a pilot has used an oral appliance for the last nine years and how it has changed his quality of life! The field of sleep disorders and Sleep Apnea is very complex.  There are multiple variables that determine success of treatment.  I have spent over 35 years researching sleep apnea and oral appliances, teaching …

Chicago Dentist : Sleep Apnea Treatment Testimonials

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CPAP Alternative! The Best Sleep Apnea Treatments in Chicago Watch and listen to these Sleep Apnea Patients Testimonils Chicago Treatment of Sleep Apnea with Oral Appliance: Oral Appliance Therapy is the new (Dr Shapira has over 30 years experience with oral appliances to treat snoring and sleep apnea)  comfortable and effective treatment that patients prefer over CPAP 95% of the …

Specialist in Dental Sleep Medicine: Oral Appliance Therapy

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THERE IS NO SPECIALTY IN DENTAL SLEEP MEDICINE OR IN SUPPLYING ORAL APPLIANCE THERAPY FOR TREATING SLEEP APNEA.  THERE ARE DENTISTS WHO OFFER COMFORTABLE ALTERNATIVES TO CPAP AND SOME OF THOSE DENTISTS HAVE ADVANCED TRAINING. Dentists who treat Sleep Apnea have taken a major step out of the mechanical world of dentistry and into the fields of physiology and medicine. A …

Chicago: Diplomate American Board Of Dental Sleep Medicine

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ORAL APPLIANCE THERAPY FOR TREATING SLEEP APNEA COMFORTABLE ALTERNATIVES TO CPAP Dentists who treat Sleep Apnea have taken a major step out of the mechanical world of dentistry and into the fields of physiology and medicine. A very select group of dentists go further and achieve Diplomate Status in the Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. I am proud to be …