CONNECTION OF SEVERE BRUXISM AND SLEEP DISORDERED BREATHING. Treatment of Severe Bruxism.

Why patients with issues need clinicians familliar with sleep disorders, TMJ and chronic pain. Four literature reviews and studies that document the association of OSA/SBD and bruxism. The 3rd study that found significant association between AHI (apnea-hypopnea index) severity and tooth wear severity is interesting. There are more studies I can post. Unfortunately little is published in the US on …

13 year old Deep Sleeper and Bedwetter

MARA’s Question: My 13 year old son is a VERY deep sleeper. He is overly tired during the day. Its not uncommon for him to sleep 8-9 hours a night and also take a 2 hour nap after school. He is also a bedwetter. What would you recommend for us? Should I take him to a sleep clinic? How and …

VIVOS DNA Appliance: A Patient Perspective Part 1: The First Month, Part Two The Second Month,ongoing Months 3-6

THE DNA APPLIANCE AND EPIGENETIC ORTHODONTICS IS A GAME CHANGER IN THE FIELD OF MAXILLOFACIAL ORTHOPEDICS AND ORTHODONTICS. The DNA Appliance and Epigenetic orthodontics is a recent development. I embrace it because it coincides perfectly with Dental Sleep Medicine, Neuromuscular Dentistry and the treatment of TMJ disorders (TMD) and the treatment of headaches and migraines. Judith is a long time …