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.
Take a complimentary sleep screening test available on this website.
Library: Sleep Disturbed Breathing
Will Non-Surgical Laser Snoring Treatment Provide The Most Effective Relief?
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...
The Shrinking Human Jaw: Fascinating Podcast Reveals Effects!
"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...
Sleep Issues in Middle Age – Cognitive Decline Later On?
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.
ADHD A Form of Sleep Disorder Now Seems Possible
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.
Women: Periodontal Disease Affects More Than Teeth and Gums…
If you are a woman and postmenopausal, ignoring gum disease can be more dangerous than you might think.
It’s Not That Your Teeth Are Too Big – It’s Your Jaw Is Too Small!
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?
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.
New Studies: Poor Sleep and Alzheimer’s Disease Connected!
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.
Dr. Babiec Recognized By Prestigious Dental Journal
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.
Headaches: A TMJ / Sleep Apnea Connection?
If you are one of the mava 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.