TMD and Sleep dentistry

image136

What is TMD

TMD is short for Temporomandibular Disorder: painful conditions in the mouth, jaws, or jaw joints, and muscles. They must be managed with a knowledgable dentist or Orofacial Pain specialist 

image137

Sleep screening and referral

Sleep Apnea is a common disorder where the individual stop breathing during sleep because of a collapse of the soft tissues in the airway- Snoring can be a sign that sleep apnea is about to happen. Individuals at high risk should be examined by sleep specialist which we will refer to, and they usually have to undergo a sleep study at home or at a specialized clinic

image138

Mandibular advancing appliances

These appliances are prescribed by the sleep specialist. Its best managed by a qualified dentist. we provide appliances similar to the photo.