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Podcast #8: The 8 Reasons Why Dental Appliances May Not Work For Your Sleep Apnea by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor If you tuned in to our last episode,  I talked about the 7 reasons why oral appliances may be a good option for those of you with obstructive sleep apnea, and in tod ... Read on »
How Surgery is Like Fishing by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor   The other day, my 12 year-old son and I were invited to go fishing on the Long Island Sound. We drove two hours to get to the Eastern end of Long Island, expe ... Read on »
Podcast #7: The 7 Reasons Why I Like Dental Appliances for Sleep Apnea by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor   Many people hate the idea of using a CPAP mask attached to a hose every night. Fortunately, a good alternative to this is a mandibular advancement devices ... Read on »
Finding the Right Surgeon: 8 Questions to Ask Before Sleep Apnea Surgery by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor One of the most common requests I get is for a referral to a sleep apnea surgeon, particularly if they live in another state. Just like giving a referral for a lawy ... Read on »
7 Good Reasons to Consider Surgery for Sleep Apnea by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor In my last post, I listed 7 Reasons Not to Undergo Sleep Apnea Surgery . For this post, I will give you 7 good reasons why you should consider sleep apnea surgery. ... Read on »
7 Reasons Not to Undergo Sleep Apnea Surgery by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor For many of you, the idea of sleeping with a mask or something inside your mouth makes you cringe. Sleep apnea is taking a toll on your personal and professional li ... Read on »
9 Reasons Why I Hate CPAP by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor This is a continuation of my love/hate series on treatment options for obstructive sleep apnea.   In my last post, I described 7 reasons why I like using CPAP for ... Read on »
7 Reasons Why I like CPAP by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor This is a continuation of my love/hate series on treatment options for obstructive sleep apnea.   For those of you with severe obstructive sleep apnea, it can be a ... Read on »
5 Things You Must Consider Before Trying An Oral Appliance for Sleep Apnea by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor In my last two posts, I described 7 positive and 5 negative aspects of mandibular advancement devices for obstructive sleep apnea.   If you’re thinking about try ... Read on »
5 Reasons Why I Don’t Like Dental Appliances for Sleep Apnea by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor In my last post , I described 5 reasons why I like oral appliances to treat obstructive sleep apnea. This is a continuation of my love/hate, pro/con blog posts about var ... Read on »