Early diagnosis: Another way dentists help keep their patients healthy.

If you’re a man who is slightly overweight and also suffering from irritability, crankiness, and sleepiness, perhaps your dentist can help diagnose what ails you. The reason: those are some signs of sleep apnea, and recent studies note that dentists are far better diagnosticians of this than specialized doctors, according to  Thikriat Al-Jewair, orthodontic researcher at Buffalo […]

High blood pressure a problem?

For the  2% to 4% of the population in Western countries who experience obstructive sleep apnea (according to a 2002 study in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine) two therapies offer positive benefits. A report by Donna Domino, Features Editor for DrBicupid.com takes a closer look at findings that two types of devices reduce […]