Chicago Airway Treatment: DNA Appliance and mRNA Appliance

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  Epigenetic Orthodontics is the single most exciting advancement in dentistry today. The DNA Appliance is the work horse of Epigenetic Orthodontics and was developed by Dr David Singh based on NIH research. While we call it epigenetic orthodontics a more accurate name would be epigenetic orthopedics because it actually grows and reshapes and idealizes the bone rather than just ...

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 …

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 …

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 …

Snoring Devices

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How loud do you snore? You may or may not be aware that you snore, but either way, loud snoring could be an indication of a medical problem, as it takes place when your airway partially closes during sleep due to the relaxation of the neck muscles. If you snore frequently and loudly you may have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). …