AirwayCentric® is a new way of thinking about your health and the condition of your mouth. While functional medicine and dentistry have a much needed individualized approach to health, practitioners often ignore the importance of an open airway, breathing properly – and the relation to sleep.
It is my hope that greater awareness of sleep disorders and narrowed airways will lead to more patients being tested and diagnosed with Airway Centered Disorders and Sleep Disordered Breathing.
Ever been woken by your alarm only to feel like you haven’t slept at all, with brain fog or a headache? What if I told you may have an airway sleep disorder (ASD) – like sleep apnea?
Sleeping disorders can play a big part in the development of Alzheimer’s, so it’s worthwhile exploring exactly why – and what you can do about it.
Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children: The Role of an Airway Centric Pediatric Dentist and Orthodontist
Sleep related breathing disorders are not exclusive to adults. Because it’s not as easily recognized in children, it is often left undiagnosed.
If you live with an autoimmune disease, then you know that it’s life-changing. Managing your disease can be exhausting. But what if your exhaustion wasn’t just down to the stress of dealing with autoimmunity, but down to the health of your mouth – or even the way that you sleep?
You wake up and your face hurts, your jaw locks and then there’s the clicking! The clicking is seriously distracting when you eat! Does this sound familiar?
You had a dental x-ray years ago but during your last check-up, your dentist recommended a cone beam CT scan (CBCT). So why the change?
Do you find you’re reaching for the bottle of painkillers each morning while you make your coffee? Maybe you don’t even think before you take them because it’s been going on for so long — the intense head pain you feel as you wake, like someone set a vice around your head as you slept.…
You’ve felt tiredness before but this is different. The combination of fatigue and poor thinking power makes up a symptom known as brain fog.