State Of The Art Surgery for Sleep Apnea: Update From My Annual Academy Meeting

It seems like surgical options for patients with obstructive sleep apnea who can’t tolerate CPAP oral appliances is growing rapidly. I haven’t attended my annual Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Academy meeting since 2013. This year at our meeting in Dallas, there were significantly more presentations and surgical options compared to years past. The two most prominent […]

Podcast #8: The 8 Reasons Why Dental Appliances May Not Work For Your Sleep Apnea

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 today’s episode, we’re going to talk about the 8 reason why you may not want to consider oral appliances for sleep apnea. It’s challenging to find a qualified dentist for every […]

Taking the Mystery Out of UARS: A Must Read

Today, I had good news and bad news for Anna, a 28 year old patient regarding her sleep study results. The good news was that she didn’t have obstructive sleep apnea. The bad news was that she stopped breathing 15 times every hour. More bad news: She woke from deep to light sleep 25 times every […]

Can Sleep Apnea Be Cured?

During college, one of the most influential coursers that I took was called “Paradigms of Health and Disease.” It was taught by my advisor in the biophysics department. This course looked at how we define what is is to be healthy or sick, and compare and contrast our definitions with other cultures and societies. One […]

My Interview With Sleep-Apnea-Guide.com

I was recently interviewed by the staff at Sleep-Apnea-Guide.com, which is a great resource for people with obstructive sleep apnea. It was a very in-depth interview where we talked about my work and various other issues important issues. You can read the full transcript here. Some of the questions I get asked include: How did you become […]