Sleep apnea is a serious condition that, left untreated, can result in dangerous and even fatal complications. Houston dentist Dr. Ronald Konig offers advanced sleep apnea treatments, but these work best when lifestyle choices and other factors are not working against them. Here, we will explore 10 things that can make sleep apnea worse to help you avoid those things that may be getting in the way of your treatment.
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June is Men’s Health Month. Do you have untreated oral health issues that are impacting your quality of life? Issues such as TMJ and sleep apnea can have far reaching consequences when left untreated. This June, take time to consider your oral health and give Dr. Konig a call to discuss any concerns you might be having.
There are hundreds of sleep apnea appliances on the market and there are some significant differences. Many are large and bulky on the tongue side, meaning they are pressing the tongue back towards the airway simply by putting the appliance in place.
Houston Comprehensive Dentist Dr. Konig attended the International Academy of Comprehensive Aesthetics (IACA) in July, and was also awarded a Fellowship from this Academy. This follows passing the Fellowship Exam and attendance of IACA meetings over the past 10 years. This year's 3-day symposium reviewed and discussed Cosmetic, TMJ, and Advanced Sleep Apnea treatments using Physiologic Dentistry.
Houston Sleep Dentist, Ronald W. Konig DDS, FAGD, LVIF discusses a recent article in the Huffington Post that states that bruxism means that you may have sleep apnea. Generally speaking, the article says that patients are grinding their teeth too brace the jaw and keep the tongue from falling back and blocking the airway.