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Oral Appliances Can Now Track Usage

We talked recently about how insurance companies often require tracking of your CPAP usage as a condition of coverage. For some people, this can be a real barrier to using oral appliances, especially if you have to use CPAP as a pilot or truck driver due to DOT regulations. That may soon be changing, now
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By |July 3rd, 2015|Oral Appliance Therapy, sleep apnea|Comments Off on Oral Appliances Can Now Track Usage

Space Travel Might Increase TMJ Risk

Even before scientists invented ways to launch humans into space, people have called space the next great frontier. In recent years, technology has brought us closer to breaking free of the Earth and exploring other planets. Although technology is on its way, space travel takes a toll on the human body. Physical and mental stress
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By |June 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Space Travel Might Increase TMJ Risk

Mouthguards Matter in Soccer

Soccer, known as football in most other countries, is one of the few sports that does not require a sports mouthguard in its regulations. People generally do not think of soccer as a contact sport. Naturally, this leads many to believe that the risk of dental injury for soccer players is too low to merit
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By |May 12th, 2015|Performance Mouth Guards|Comments Off on Mouthguards Matter in Soccer

The “Black Box” of Sleep Apnea

Inside of most continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines is software that tracks the hours that you use the device. Some insurance companies require patients to submit this data periodically to demonstrate a continued need for CPAP, called compliance tracking. Medicaid and Medicare regulations require patients to submit this information in order to evaluate whether
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By |April 29th, 2015|sleep apnea|Comments Off on The “Black Box” of Sleep Apnea

Make Juicing a Part of Your TMJ Plan

For people suffering from TMJ, incorporating the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables into your daily diet can be a challenge. Jaw pain can make it difficult to chew most veggies. You can solve this problem by cooking your veggies until tender. However, sometimes you just don’t want a hot meal. If you want a
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By |April 1st, 2015|TMJ|Comments Off on Make Juicing a Part of Your TMJ Plan
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