What is AHI in a Sleep Study?March 27, 2018
Did you know that the most important part of a sleep study for those with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) because it indicates the severity of the condition. Apnea or an apneic event is when a person stops breathing for 10 or more seconds. Hypopnea is a constricted breath that lasts … Continue reading What is AHI in a Sleep Study?
Why Routine Teeth Cleanings are So ImportantJune 30, 2017
Dentists usually see two types of patients: the on-the-dot, routine teeth cleaning regulars, or the patients who are in for a lot of work. Sometimes genetics account for poor dental and oral health, sometimes patients are just unlucky, but at Center for TMJ & Sleep Therapy in Alpharetta, we’re being honest when we say that … Continue reading Why Routine Teeth Cleanings are So Important
Dental BridgesMay 30, 2017
Lost a tooth? Don’t fret- though it may be uncomfortable and look unappealing for now, cosmetic dentistry has several options for tooth replacement like bridges, partial dentures or dental implants. To many dental patients, partial dentures sound unappealing- unless they’re senior. While you may have already heard of dental implants, the latest craze in restorative … Continue reading Dental Bridges