Sleep apnea can cause a well-known variety of debilitating—even life-threatening—symptoms, and a new study suggests that it may be producing yet another serious effect. Preliminary research recently unveiled at “Sleep 2019: 33rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies” found that the nightly sleep interruptions resulting from sleep-disordered breathing, or SDB, may be accelerating
Why Do I Sleep So Much?
Although the amount of sleep you need can vary depending on age, most average adults should be getting at least seven hours each night. Oversleeping on occasion can be a healthy way for your body to make up for being sick or not getting enough sleep, but if you regularly sleep in, there may be
Carrie Fisher’s Death and the Dangers of Sleep Apnea
With the recent news of how sleep apnea contributed to the passing of beloved actress, author, and comedian Carrie Fisher, the importance of understanding the condition has become more prominent. It has been reported that Ms. Fisher might not have even known she suffered from sleep apnea. Some sources also state she was on a
Dr. Shukovsky Receives Diplomate Status with the American Sleep and Breathing Academy!
We are proud to announce that Dr. Edward Shukovsky is now a board-certified Diplomate of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA)! To earn this prestigious status, Dr. Shukovsky has remained dedicated to the study of dental sleep medicine, working hard to better understand the complexities of snoring and sleep apnea. Much like many other
How Can I Stop Snoring?
If you snore in your sleep, it’s likely that you haven’t been getting much rest. In fact, if you share your bed with a loved one, they probably have been losing sleep, as well. Fortunately, there are a few ways you can reduce snoring and help improve your overall quality of sleep. There are many
Now Offering Sleep Apnea Treatments for Medicare Patients!
We are proud to announce that our practice has been approved as a Durable Medical Equipment provider for Medicare! Dr. Edward Shukovsky can now provide Medicare patients with oral appliances to treat sleep apnea, often at no cost to the patient. To qualify for Medicare coverage for sleep apnea treatment at our practice, Medicare patients
Dr. Shukovsky Discusses Sleep Apnea after Attending Recent Sleep Prosthodontics Lecture
Recently, Dr. Edward Shukovsky attended a conference for the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM). The group meets annually, rotating locations throughout the country. This year’s meeting was held in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Shukovsky says he has been attending these conferences for the past few years, and is excited to continue to learn new
Stamford Dentist on Understanding Connection Between TMD and Sleep Apnea
Stamford, CT – Dr. Edward Shukovsky, a practitioner of dentistry in Stamford, who has extensive experience treating people with sleep apnea, says that Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) and sleep apnea are more related than one might think. The steps dentists take to evaluate a patient for either condition are quite similar. Dr. Shukovsky believes that
Stamford Dentist on Sleep Apnea Health Risks and Treatment
Stamford, CT – Dr. Edward Shukovsky, a practitioner of Stamford dentistry, has many patients – or their partners – come to him with complaints of snoring. Many of these people are suffering from sleep apnea without even knowing it. Dr. Shukovsky strives to educate his patients to help them get the rest they need –
Sleep Apnea and Shaq
Basketball player Shaq O'Neal goes public about his sleep apnea. Watch the video... https://healthysleep.med.harvard.edu/sleep-apnea