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? …

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 …

Sleep Apnea Treatment Lake Forest: Comfortale Alternatives to CPAP

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Sleep Apnea is a serious problem that literally destroy your quality of life!   There are many  excellent comfortable treatments for sleep apnea. CPAP is considered the Gold Standard of Treatment but it doesn’t work for the majority of patients. Studies have shown that 60% of patients abandon CPAP and only 25% use it all night on a regular basis. …

New Guidelines for Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea

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New guidelines for Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring have been released by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and American Academy of Sleep Medicine. I am glad to report the new guidelines are essentially the same as my office guidelines have been for 30 years of treating sleep apnea and snoring.  In fact these are almost identical to …

Sleep Disorders and Loss of Sex Drive

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Trouble getting in the mood? If you have a sleep problem you may be experiencing a loss of sex drive too. Interest in any type of physical activity can be an issue if you have a sleep disorder. It takes quite a lot of energy to motivate your sex drive! If you do experience a loss of libido because you …