In: Mouth Breathing

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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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
Specialized Dentistry for Tonsil and Adenoid Issues
October 24, 2016

Enlarged tonsils and adenoids frequently cause serious health problems for children, but simply removing the tonsils and adenoids doesn’t always correct the source of the problems. When narrow palates and restricted airways are also involved, specialized dentistry can help with palate and airway expansion, and establishment of nasal breathing. In this interview, Dr. Gio Iuculano, DDS discusses the role of dentistry in resolving these issues.

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