IS SNORING IN KIDS BEING IGNORED?

American Academy of Pediatrics Recommends Screening For Snoring Kids All kids should be screened for snoring, and those who do snore regularly should be screened for sleep apnea, according to recently released recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.  “If left untreated, OSAS can result in problems such as behavioral issues, cardiovascular problems, poor growth…

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea is just a Men’s Disease?

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Does Not Discriminate Against Sex or Age. In the European Respiratory Journal, Swedish scientists reported that OSA  is common in both sexes, a disorder that was thought to mainly affect men.    Dr. Karl Franklin and his team set out to find out how prevalent sleep apnea is among women and how often symptoms…

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Doctor- do you want to start your own Study Club?

START MY OWN DENTAL STUDY CLUB? “I’ve always wanted to, but didn’t know how to begin” Climb the ladder of Success Think of the benefits: -Increase interdisciplinary cooperation for your patients’ welfare. -Share knowledge with dental GP’s, specialists and other healthcare professionals including physicians. -Co-present seminars to groups of potential new patients. -Build prestige and…

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Sleep Group Solutions participates in NOSMED Sleep Symposium in Norway

Dental Sleep Medicine education, instrumentation, and in-office training company, Sleep Group Solutions’ Presenter, Dr. Michael Hnat, speaks to NOSMED attendees about sleep protocol and instrumentation at the annual Norwegian Sleep meeting.   The Norwegian Society of Dental Sleep Medicine (NOSMED) is Norway’s association for dentists with an interest in sleep medicine.  The annual NOSMED Sleep…

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WHY DO SOME SEEM TO BE AWAKENED EASILY?

Some of us are known to be “sound sleepers”  That is, we can sleep while our neighbor is blasting his highly amplified distortion of Heavy Metal non-music, or during a 5.0  earthquake or even the freight train roar of a partner’s snoring. Others of us are “light sleepers” and may be awakened by the family…

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What would make YOU stand out and be sought out as a Dentist?

I’m sure you understand that now, more than ever, you need to stand out and be able to offer not only EXCELLENCE, but also DIFFERENCE. In this sluggish economy, where there is a perception of “financial doom”, (I personally don’t believe in that.), dental consumers have a tight hold on their wallets and reports of…

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THE GREAT THING ABOUT SNORING

 In denial, many people still ask, “What’s the big deal about snoring?” “Don’t most people snore?” Snoring is disturbing and is a major cause of spousal alienation. Who can sleep with the sounds of a freight train two feet away from your ear? Spouses of snorers often have to move into separate bed rooms and…

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