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5 Treatments for Your Facial Pain Jun 23rd, 2021

If you suffer from facial pain, it’s not an uncommon problem. Whether you’re dealing with pain from a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder or you’ve suffered an injury, facial pain can make your life really unbearable at times, especially when it’s difficult to find the right treatment to keep your pain...

It's Not Just Snoring: The Dangers of Sleep Apnea May 14th, 2021

Snoring is a common problem for about 40% of men and 24% of women, and in many cases, it’s little more than a nuisance (especially for your sleep partner). Other times, though, snoring can be a sign of a more serious health problem called sleep apnea Sleep apnea is a...

Here’s What Happens to Your Body When You Don’t Sleep Enough Apr 21st, 2021

If you’re struggling with insomnia or a related sleep disorder like sleep apnea, the long-term impact on your body may be harsh. Katharine Christian, DMD, at The Snoring and Sleep Apnea Center can help you manage your sleep issues, so you can start on the path to better physical health....

Common Causes of TMJ Mar 22nd, 2021

About 10 million Americans suffer from temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), a chronic condition that causes jaw pain and headaches. Fortunately, there are treatments for TMJ. The first step is determining the underlying cause. At The Snoring & Sleep Apnea Center, Katharine Christian, DMD, offers patient-centered, customized treatment for TMJ, focused...

The Link Between Obesity and Sleep Apnea Feb 28th, 2021

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a medical condition that interferes with your ability to breathe normally during sleep. People with OSA may stop breathing hundreds of times a night, and each interruption may be so brief that many people don’t realize it’s happening.  As many as 9% of American adults...