This Sunday, Heart Attacks Increase

March 2020

Heart Attacks Increase 24% with Daylight Saving

Daylight saving begins Sunday, March 8, 2020, and we need to prepare.  This is one of the major seasonal events that impact over 1.6 billion people across 70 countries every year.

Author, professor and sleep scientist, Matt Walker discusses how Sleep is your superpower in a 2019 TED Talk.  He goes on to say, it only takes one hour of sleep loss to begin seeing a major effect in the body and our internal system.

According to a study by Sandhu, Seth and Gurm in Open Heart journal, losing one hour of sleep in the spring had a 24 percent increase of heart attacks the following day. When fall’s daylight saving occurred, there was a 21 percent reduction of people having heart attacks due to the extra hour of sleep.

Is my tongue fat?

February 2020

Take Your Tongue To The Gym

According to a recent Penn Medicine study, researchers found that losing fat weight can improve the severity of sleep apnea that patients experience. By losing bodyweight, patients are also trimming the size of the tongue. As you consider treatment options for your patients, the size of the tongue is an important component for the design of the sleep appliance you choose for the patient.

Did the turkey do it?

November 7, 2019

Don’t Blame the Bird: Why You’re Actually Tired After Thanksgiving Dinner

You have big plans after dinner to watch the game, visit with friends or play a round of touch football. But then that familiar feeling happens. Your energy is zapped, your eyes can barely open, and the only thing your body can do is lay horizontally in a recliner.

What’s truly causing the fatigue and lethargy that sets in an hour after our annual feast? Let’s dive into the facts.

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Here Comes Fall!

September 2019

How to Sleep Better in the Fall

 

 

 

 

 

 

The season of pumpkin lattés, football, and cozy sweaters can mean months of poor sleep for some people. While fall’s cool nights provide a nice bedtime break from summer’s hot and humid evenings, a host of other sleep issues can crop up during this time of year and disrupt shuteye. But autumn doesn’t need to leave you fatigued and frustrated—just follow this advice.

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Dr. Salierno shares the dangers of DIY Sleep Appliances

August 12, 2019

The Dangers Of DIY Sleep Appliances

These dangers should also serve as a wakeup call to dentists who are treating sleep-related breathing disorders without proper training. If you’re making appliances for your patients, you should consider partnering with a company such as SleepArchiTx, who can train you and your team to diagnose, treat, and bill medical insurance. You should also consider membership in a group such as the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine to further your clinical knowledge.

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Read About Dr. Geoffrey Skinner’s Experience Using SleepArchiTx 

July 02, 2019

Seeing dentistry’s future in the Best of Class Winners

A turnkey solution to add sleep services to any dental practice

SleepArchiTx allows my team and me to focus on what we do best, which is treating patients. After working with them, we don’t have to worry about chasing down insurance companies or integrating medical billing into our office by ourselves. . .

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SleepArchiTx wins 2019 Best of Class Technology Award for Sleep!

July 1, 2019

The 2019 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award winners

We are, no doubt, practicing dentistry during a technological revolution. It’s not easy keeping track of all of the devices, software, and materials on the market and then making buying decisions based on our research. Who can place some semblance of order on this revolution? The Cellerant Best of Class selection committee shares in that dubious honor. Paul Feuerstein, DMD; John Flucke, DDS; Marty Jablow, DMD; Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD; and I lock ourselves in a room at Chicago Midwinter each year and vote on which technologies are truly innovative and best in their categories…

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