Sleep apnea

Should I Worry About My Snoring?

Snoring isn’t just an annoyance. It can have major health consequences. What is Snoring? Snoring is caused by a blockage in the airway. The obstruction can be caused by: Poor muscle tone in the throat and tongue—when muscles relax they can collapse onto the airway. Alcohol use and sleeping pills can make this more likely.

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What is Dental Sleep Medicine?

What is dental sleep medicine? We at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria may be able even be able to treat conditions that you may not think of as dental problems. It’s a relatively new branch of dentistry that treats sleep apnea and other sleep-related breathing problems. Don’t confuse dental sleep medicine with dental

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Oral Appliance Therapy For Obstructive Sleep Apnea

The word “apnea” comes from Greek, and it means “without breath.” Sleep apnea, then, is sleeping without breath: a condition in which someone’s breathing stops involuntarily during sleep. It is serious, but treatable at the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria. Sleep apnea is more common than you may realize, affecting more than eighteen

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Answers to Common Questions About Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea affects millions of Americans, many of whom go undiagnosed. It’s a serious condition, and there is hep at the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing stops and starts during the night. It is more common in men. Older, obese men

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Can My Dentist Help With My Snoring?

Partner can’t sleep because you snore? Snoring may be a sign of sleep apnea, a treatable condition at the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria. Snoring can result when the tissue in the back of the throat collapses onto the soft palate. This constricts the air flow. As you breathe, this area opens and

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Sleep Apnea Treatment In Alexandria

Sleep apnea is a potentially serious condition in which your breathing periodically stops during sleep. It is linked to a host of other serious health conditions, but it’s treatable at the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentitry in Alexandria. Read through these common symptoms. They may help you determine if you need to go see your

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Oral Appliance Therapy For Sleep Apnea

Do you think you or someone you love might have obstructive sleep apnea? At the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, we can help. Does your bed partner tell you that you frequently stop breathing during the night? What if you sleep alone? Here are some signs that you may have sleep apnea: Loud

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Sleep Apnea Is A Serious Health Threat

At the Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry in Alexandria VA, we often see patients who say they have been struggling with insufficient sleep for months or even years. Some of these people end up being diagnosed with sleep apnea or related conditions. You Can’t Just “Tough It Out” The reluctance to request treatment is lamentable,

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Diabetes and Gum Disease in Alexandria

At Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry, we are concerned not only with the condition of your mouth, but also with how it influences your complete physical health and general well-being. This post looks at the connection between diabetes and gum disease. Scientists have known for quite some time that people with diabetes have higher rates

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Change Your Life: Dental Implants in Alexandria

Healthy teeth that work as nature intended are indispensable for a high quality of life and overall health. People who wear dentures know this. The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria provides dental implants that can reinforce dentures as never before. Even if you have had dentures for many years, you may be a

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Alexandria dentists, Dr. James Geren and Dr. Zeyad Mady, of Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry, provide provide exceptional cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, sedation dentistry, family dentistry and more for the Alexandria and Mount Vernon, VA area, including the communities of Old Town, Woodbridge, Newington, Franconia, Rose Hill, Lorton, Huntington, Fort Belvoir and Groveton, Virginia and zip codes 22306, 22308, and 22309.
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