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
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
NightLase® – A Non-Surgical Way to Treat Snoring
Have you heard of NightLase®? Probably not. It is an exciting and innovative procedure that uses light energy to tighten the soft tissue in the back of the mouth in order to reduce snoring. It has been in use in Europe, Canada and South America since 2010. There is no need for needles, anesthesia and