TAP and myTAP – Precisely Designed Therapy Choices
By: Steve Carstensen, DDS It’s time to pick a movie for tonight. Scrolling Netflix provides hundreds of choices, many sound good, and your partner gives you no help. How do you settle on one? There are more than 120 oral appliances FDA cleared to treat sleep-related breathing disorders, SRBD. Your patient is waiting for you
The #1 Struggle in a Dental Sleep Practice Isn’t What You Think
By Michael Cowen Written originally for Dental Sleep Practice Magazine How would you answer the question – “What is the #1 Struggle in a Dental Sleep Practice?” Would you cite the challenge of getting your whole team on the same page? Maybe you would quote the astonishing number of times patients say “no” when their
10 Reasons Why a Dental Team Should Be Treating Sleep Apnea
By Chad Wooters Why should a dentist be involved in identifying or treating someone with obstructive sleep apnea? This is only part of the question. The reality is that dentists are busy doctors! On their own, they limit the potential that their team can have in the dental sleep medicine arena. Dental teams are uniquely
Who Do You Know?
You or someone you love can be suffering from sleep apnea unknowingly right now, but it doesn’t have to be that way!
Common Sleep Disorders
By: Geoff Gilman Maybe you are wondering what the most common sleep disorders are. In this article, I wanted to address the most common sleep disorders and how you could be affected by them. More than one-third of US adults are not getting the recommended amount of sleep. This is a problem as sleep should
The Diagnostic Pathways For Sleep Apnea
Are you a dentist who has considered getting into dental sleep medicine? Perhaps you even have a home sleep test sitting in a drawer from that event you went to. Do you remember when they told you how easy it would be to get paid for the test and the appliance using medical billing? When
How to Gamify Your Dental Practice
By Chad Wooters Games are a crucial part of most cultures, whether it is sports, board games, card games, online games, or any other type of games. Games permeate every region of the world. In his book “Actionable Gamification”, Yu Kai Chou discusses what he believes are the eight factors that drive human behavior and
Our sleep is affected and dictated by many things, our circadian rhythm, our “pressure clock” which is a build up of chemicals in the brain that can only be washed out when we sleep, and also our social environment.
How Sleep Apnea Affects Your Heart
Did you know that your sleep could be impacting your heart? When you’re sleeping, sleep apnea puts your body through a moment of crisis, which can have a devastating impact on your heart.
Sleep Deprivation in the Workplace
Learn how sleep deprivation is a major cause of traffic accidents, medical errors, industrial incidents, and how it can also be dangerous in the workplace.
The Great Sleep Recession
As we age, our brains begin to produce less and less electrical currents while we sleep. Sadly, there is no “quick-fix” for this issue, but there are some things you can do to help your brain out!
“7 Habits of Highly Effective People” Review
To be effective publicly, you should succeed privately first. Here are seven habits that play a considerable role in different ways in our life!