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Snoring: Talk To Your Dentist To Get Help

Snoring is one of the sleep disorder breathing (SDB) characterized by repetitive upper airway obstruction and consequent oxyhaemoglobin desaturation during deep stages of sleep. Snoring occurs when you can’t move air freely through your nose and throat during sleep. This will make the surrounding tissues vibrate, hence produces the familiar …

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Sinusitis Of Oro-Dental Origin

  Source: Blausen gallery 2014 Introduction The paranasal sinuses are air filled spaces behind cheekbones and forehead that includes the maxillary, frontal, ethmoid, and sphenoid sinuses. These spaces surround the nose and are close to the eyes and lining of the brain. Sinusitis is the inflammation of the sinus lining …

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Gag Reflex

Introduction Gagging in dental patients can be disruptive to dental treatment. Some people have a pronounced gag reflex that can be a severe limitation to their ability to accept dental care and the clinician’s ability to provide it. It can compromise all aspects of dentistry, from diagnostic procedures to active …

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Protruding Teeth

Protruding teeth is a common problem in both children and adults. Protruding teeth create problems with mouth closure, chewing and speaking, and can make teeth more susceptible to injury, especially during contact sports. Children with protruding teeth may suffer from self-esteem issues. What are the causes? Protruding teeth can be …

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