Our Sleep Library
There is definitive proof of a relationship between Sleep Disordered Breathing and cognitive issues in both children and adults. For the benefit of our patients, professional colleagues and the public, here is a library of studies and articles on this important topic.
There are recognizable dental signs and symptoms that are known to be associated with Sleep Disturbed Breathing. Please contact our office at (703) 820-0809 or request an appointment online so your child can be screened, and appropriate referrals or treatment can be recommended.
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Library: Sleep Disturbed Breathing
NINETY MILLION Americans – that is the number of people who snore while they sleep, according to the American Sleep Apnea Association. Given the size of the problem, and the need for safe and effective treatment, non-surgical laser snoring treatments are growing in...read more
"The Shrinking Human Jaw", an informative podcast from Radio Health Journal, is an accurate summary of our practice's underlying philosophy: that man's agricultural/industrial society has caused the jaws in millions of people to fail to develop properly. This, in...read more
A study in the journal, Sleep Medicine, found that insomnia and general sleep problems later in life were associated with cognitive problems still later on.read more
Is ADHD a form of sleep disorder? There was always the possibility of mistaking ADHD for sleep apnea. Now researchers think there may be a deeper connection.read more
If you are a woman and postmenopausal, ignoring gum disease can be more dangerous than you might think.read more
The human being is one of the few species that develops or is born with oral abnormalities that are not what Nature intended. Misaligned bites – obstructed airways – impacted wisdom teeth – these are caused, not only by genetics, but also environmental factors. What do we do?read more
We get calls from parents that are concerned their child’s permanent teeth are coming in behind the “baby” teeth and they look like “SHARK TEETH”! We say, don’t panic. Read this article by Dr. Babiec.read more
Getting a solid night’s sleep is crucial not only for feeling good the next day – there is increasing evidence that it may also protect against dementia.read more
An article by Dr. Daniel Babiec on the relationship between temporomandibular joint pain and sleep disordered breathing earned the attention of the academic community with its publication in the journal, General Dentistry.read more
If you are one of the many people who suffers from headaches that haven’t responded to traditional treatments or medicines … if you have all but given up on trying to find the solution … you are not alone.read more