Sleep Apnea and Dental Solutions

Dr. Mitchell Quintner

Sometimes snoring is just snoring, but for more than 18 million Americans snoring is the result of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is caused by soft tissue in the mouth and throat regions relaxing and obstructing airways during sleep. These obstructions interrupt breathing, reducing oxygen, and often causing the sleeper to wake.

Mouth Guards for All Sports

By Dr. Meenakshi Madhu

Parents know that kids should wear mouth guards for football and hockey, but few realize that their kids should be wearing them for all sports activities. The American Dental Association estimates that 10-20% of all sports related injuries are facial traumas. So, having a mouth guard in place can save a child a lot of pain and dental-intervention.

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