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Not getting a good nights sleep?

Get the good nights sleep you deserve... The team of Sleep Professionals at Aesthetic Family Dentistry P.A., have a passion for providing oral appliance therapy to patients. They are highly skilled in oral appliance therapy that allows victims of Obstructive Sleep Apnea to live happier, healthier lives. Each day they see firsthand the benefits from correcting sleep disorders and the…
Dr. Derek Fine
July 2, 2019
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Chronic sleep deprivation suppresses immune system

Many people report getting sick when they don't get enough sleep. A new study helps explain why. Researchers took blood samples from 11 pairs of identical twins with different sleep patterns and discovered that the twin with shorter sleep duration had a depressed immune system, compared with his or her sibling. The findings were published Jan. 25 in the journal Sleep.…
Dr. Derek Fine
February 1, 2017
Dental HealthSleep Apnea

Snoring and How Your Dentist Can Help

It is estimated that between 30 and 50 percent of Americans snore on a regular basis. In the vast majority of cases, snoring is completely harmless, with only a tiny fraction indicating something more serious. Generally, minor or infrequent snoring is nothing to worry about. It’s a natural occurrence caused by lifestyle, sleeping position, bed type and a range of…
Dr. Derek Fine
October 8, 2014
Dental HealthSleep Apnea

Everything You Need to Know About Sleep Apnea

Posted Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 | Filed under: dental health, Sleep Apnea | author: Dr. Alan Steiner Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that occurs when the back of the throat constricts and blocks the airway. This reduces oxygen intake, which can cause levels to drop enough that the body wakes up to take a breath. This cycle can happen many times during…
Dr. Derek Fine
October 1, 2014