In: Sleep Apnea

Diagram showing how obstructive sleep affects the mouth, nose, and throat
Five Important Facts About Sleep Apnea
July 19, 2017

Individuals with sleep apnea stop breathing repeatedly while they sleep. In severe cases, this may occur up to 30 times an hour. Severe health problems can result from untreated sleep apnea; are you at risk? Here’s what you need to know.

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Diagram showing how obstructive sleep affects the mouth, nose, and throat
Day and Night Appliances for Sleep Breathing Disorders
February 8, 2017

For patients who snore or suffer from sleep apnea, available treatment options are not limited to nighttime airway pressure (CPAP) machines or surgery. At Winchester Dental, we offer Day and Night Appliances to deliver gentle, comfortable treatment and permanent breathing improvement. These appliances work gradually to adjust cranial and facial structures and open the airway, and patients love the results!

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Diagram showing healthy bite pattern and three types of malocclusion
Types of Malocclusion and Correction
January 30, 2017

Misaligned bite conditions are not all the same! In this article, we describe the different types of malocclusion and some correction options.

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Victor D. Woodlief, DMD
Mouth Breathing: Problems and Correction
November 15, 2016

Mouth breathing is a common issue, but in extreme cases, it can result in serious health problems and can diminish an individual’s quality of life. Whatever its cause, resolving the problem of mouth breathing at its source is crucial. In this special guest interview, Victor D. Woodlief, DMD of our west coast sister practice discusses the risks of leaving this issue untreated, and how specialized dentistry can help.

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Dr. Gio Iuculano, DDS
How to be the Best Dentist in Winchester, VA : An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Gio Iuculano
March 2, 2013

Dr. Gio discusses how his focus on continuing education helps Winchester Dental offer the latest treatment methods for issues such as sleep apnea and TMJ disorders.

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What Does Your Smile Have to do with Better Sleep? Your Winchester Dentist Has Excellent Solutions.
November 14, 2012

A beautiful smile can brighten the room as well as your entire life. Strong teeth and gums are essential to your…

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