In: Sleep Disorders

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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Word collage of current dental trends
Winchester Dental Exemplifies Current Dental Trends
December 22, 2016

At Winchester Dental, we are pleased to be on the forefront of many current dental trends, and we enjoy keeping up with emerging techniques and technology to provide our patients the best, most modern dental care! As 2016 comes to an end, here’s a look at some dental trends that have recently gained in popularity.

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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 and Victor D. Woodlief, DMD
How to Find TMJ Disorder Treatment: What You Need to Know
August 26, 2016

Many dentists list TMJ disorders among the issues they treat—but did you know that at the present time, TMJ therapy is not yet a formally recognized area of dental specialty? The study of these disorders is currently an emerging focus in dentistry, and among dentists, treatment experience and methods can vary widely. Fortunately, there are many well-trained dentists who have successfully treated patients and helped them to find relief. What should patients look for when seeking a dentist to treat these issues? In this article, we explore the details of TMJ disorders, and identify the most important questions to ask.

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