Nasal Breathing to Improve Oral Device Success

“Doc, I’m still snoring.” “My mouth is so dry I’m not able to use my device.” These are common signs your patient is A) not happy with therapy and B) not breathing solely through their nose. I am a nose geek, fascinated by the layers of physiologic support provided by what most people think about […]

The Basics of Breathing Problems During Sleep

By now, you’ve heard of sleep apnea.  Snoring is something you’ve known in yourself or your family.  Do these breathing issues represent anything serious?  How can this be a big problem that needs an urgent solution? While you are reading this, negative pressure in your chest draws air through your throat and your nose so […]