Is Sleep Apnea Genetic?

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Does sleep apnea run in your family? Researchers have found that sleep apnea does tend to run in families, caused by genetic factors passed down from generation to generation. Like most other medical problems, sleep …

How Common Is Sleep Apnea?

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Are you tired all the time? Lack the energy or drive to complete your daily tasks? Do you snore regularly and loudly? If so, you might be suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a …

What is TMJ Surgery?

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If you have TMJ disorder that has been resistant to treatment, you may wonder if your next step is TMJ surgery. TMJ specialists like Dr. Coats have a wider range of treatment options than offered …

Are Dental Implants Painful?

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If you are missing teeth or need to have a tooth removed, a dental implant can be an ideal replacement. Dental implants are metal posts that replace the roots of your natural teeth. The posts …

What Causes Sleep Apnea?

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Whether you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea or you simply suspect you might have it, you’re probably wondering what causes this disorder. The answer is complicated! There are different types of sleep apnea, and different …

Does Dental Insurance Cover Implants?

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Navigating dental insurance under normal circumstances can be a hassle, but when it comes to dental implants, what is usually a minor inconvenience becomes an even bigger headache! Unfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all answer as …

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What is a TMJ Specialist?

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If you have TMJ disorder, it pays to see a TMJ specialist. While many dentists provide TMJ treatment these days, a TMJ specialist is more qualified to deal with the complexities of this painful condition. …

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What Can I Do At Home For TMJ?

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When it comes to TMJ disorder, the best approach is one that incorporates a few different treatments to alleviate your immediate pain and also resolve its underlying cause. While treatment plans are all unique and …