What is snoring? According to Wikipedia, “snoring is the vibration of respiratory structures and the resulting sound due to obstructed air movement during breathing while sleeping. In some cases, the sound may be soft, but in most cases, it can be loud and unpleasant. Snoring during sleep may be a sign, or first alarm, of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Research suggests […]
On average, we spend a third of our lives, or approximately 26 years asleep. That’s a lot of time! That’s a lot of time in which dental disorders such as bruxism and TMJ can be exacerbated. But it’s also a lot of time during which our mouths and jaws can be helped to heal and realign. Today we look at two common oral health issues that can be minimised or eradicated by the prescription and consistent application of certain oral sleep devices.