Maxillofacial Procedures & Surgery
Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea are just two sub categories of what is formally called Disordered Sleep Breathing. Obstructive Disordered Sleep Breathing is more common than diabetes with a prevalence of mild disease in 24% of men….
OSA Screening Questionnaires
Surveys such as the Epworth Sleepiness Questionnaire (or Pediatric Sleep Questionnaire for patients less than 18 years old) are useful screening tool for Disordered Sleep Breathing. The only way to determine if your snoring is significant….
Home Sleep Test
The first important numbers to consider in your report are the Apnea Hypopnea Index (AHI), and/or Respiratory Distress Index (RDI). The reason for its importance is the AHI or RDI usually plays a key role in diagnosing or ruling out sleep apnea….
Orthognathic Corrective Jaw Surgery
Orthognathic surgery is needed when jaws don’t meet correctly and/or teeth don’t seem to fit with the jaws. Teeth are straightened with orthodontics and corrective jaw surgery repositions a misaligned jaw.
Surgically Accelerated Rapid Orthodontics
Surgically Assisted Rapid Orthodontics is a safe, effective, extremely predictable, treatment that allows tooth position to be moved 2 to 3 times further, and in 1/3 the time required….
Facial Trauma and Reconstruction
The dental specialist performs the proper treatment of facial injuries. These professionals must be well versed in emergency care, acute treatment and long-term reconstruction and rehabilitation – not just for physical reasons but emotional as well.