Airway Dentistry: What to Do When You Don’t Breathe Right At Night

If you are having trouble sleeping, snore at night, or mouth breathe like none other, you definitely have to listen to the Nourish Balance Thrive Podcast that I was recently on.

In it, we touch on A GANG of topics! Chris and I discuss the impact of mouth and face structure on breathing, sleeping, and overall health. We go through some of the causes of abnormal facial development, and the resulting problems which can include sleep disorders, crowded and crooked teeth, and worsened athletic performance. I also describe the best way to assess for breathing problems at night and offers some tips for prevention and intervention.

You won’t want to miss this, check it out in the link below:

Airway Dentistry: What to Do When You Don’t Breathe Right At Night

Interview outline

  • Utilizing breathing to enhance movement
  • The Amazing Shrinking Face
  • Tongue and Lip Ties
  • My journey into improving my upper airway
  • The importance of tongue space
  • Nasal breathing and implants
  • The MMA surgery
  • When you should to a sleep study
  • Pulse oximetry vs sleep study
  • The different things measured with a sleep study
  • Upper airway resistance syndrome vs. sleep apnea
  • The risks of untreated sleep apnea
  • How to measure progress with upper airway improvements
  • Factors leading to airway problems

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