Navigation Links
Pomona, NY Dentist, Dr. Robert Tracey of General & Laser Assisted Dentistry (GLAD) Highlights Sleep Apnea Dentistry Services for Better Sleep Month
Date:5/18/2013

Pomona, NY (PRWEB) May 18, 2013

Dr. Robert Tracey, an area leader in dental laser surgery and sleep apnea dentistry, employs his knowledge of the root causes of sleep apnea to provide and alleviate symptoms in sleep apnea patients. With May being Better Sleep Month, Dr. Tracey points out estimates revealing that 40 million Americans have some sort of chronic sleep disorder, and sleep apnea is one of the most common of all.

With sleep apnea, a person will essentially stop breathing at different times while sleeping. When this happens, the oxygen supply to the brain is cut off, leading to potentially serious results. People with sleep apnea frequently wake multiple times in the night and sleep very restlessly, leading to increased fatigue and drowsiness during the day. They may also commonly have headaches throughout the day as a result of the lack of sleep and oxygen supply. Over time, sleep apnea can interfere with the ability to function fully or at one’s best, causing even further problems beyond the obvious health concerns.

Dr. Tracey works with patients to understand their specific type of disorder and what causes sleep apnea in their case. There are different oral devices that can be made to fit inside the mouth, similar to an athletic guard. These mouthpieces work in different ways, typically by either repositioning the mandibular bone or retaining the tongue in a certain position. Both devices maintain a consistently open airway during sleep by bringing either the lower jaw or tongue forward to prevent closure of the air passageway. For patients with mild to moderate sleep apnea, these devices are highly effective when properly developed and fitted by a trained professional, and can be a way to prevent the need for surgery. Similarly, these oral devices can provide better relief and are also less invasive than the Continuous Positive Airflow Pressure (CPAP) machine.

In some rare cases, a patient’s sleep apnea may require surgery to permanently correct the problems. Dr. Tracey consults with dental sleep apnea patients to disuss the removal of tonsils, adenoids or excess tissue at the back of the throat or interior of the nose. An additional surgical technique includes a reconstruction of the jaw to allow the upper airway to be enlarged for greater airflow. To learn more about sleep apnea dentistry and the latest in treatments, especially non-surgical treatments, visit http://www.roberttraceydds.com.

About The Doctor

General & Laser Assisted Dentistry (GLAD) is a general practice offering personalized dental care for Pomona, NY gum disease patients since 1982. Dr. Robert Tracey received his Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from The City College of NY, Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He attended dental school at Columbia University and graduated with honors. Dr. Tracey completed a hospital-based residency program at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center/Albert Einstein Medical Center. He has been awarded fellowships in both the Academy of General Dentistry and the World Clinical Laser Institute, and is now part of one percent of dental professionals providing the most recent FDA cleared laser procedure for gum disease treatment. He has appeared on Fox5 News demonstrating laser dentistry, and he has lectured and published articles about laser dentistry. To learn more about GLAD and their dental services visit their website at http://www.roberttraceydds.com and call 845-262-6504.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10747436.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Tulsa, OK Dentist, Dr. Randy McCormick Is Now Offering IV Sedation As A Sedation Dentistry Option For Patients With Dental Anxiety
2. Fort Lauderdale Dentist, Stanton Smiles Running for Kids in Distress
3. Rutland VT Dentist, Donald P McLaughlin, DDS, Helps Local Patients Overcome Sleep Apnea Without Surgery, CPAP
4. Northridge Dentist, Dr. Ariz, is Now Offering Complimentary Consultations for Dental Implants
5. Chatsworth Dentist, Dr. Kashfian, Has Now Launched a New Website
6. Westlake Village Dentist, Dr. Shindler, Now Informs Patients about the Importance of Prevention for Oral Health
7. Arlington, VA Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Duke Kim Now Offers Modern Alternatives to Traditional Braces with the Invisalign and Six Month Smiles Teeth Straightening Methods
8. Beverly Hills Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Mirani, Now Offers Porcelain Veneers
9. North Hollywood Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Ghasri, in Now Offering Complimentary Consultation for Lumineers
10. Beverly Hills Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Parsa Zadeh, Now Offers Second Opinion for Invisalign Aligners
11. Downey, CA Dentist, Dr. Michael C. Duncker, Now Offers Advanced Gum Surgery With The FDA Cleared Laser To Downey Gum Disease Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/3/2016)... ... May 03, 2016 , ... ... – a web application that helps people assess their risk of developing Alzheimer’s ... app will provide users a “Risk Reduction Score™” that summarizes how their lifestyle ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... Baltimore, Md. (PRWEB) , ... May 03, 2016 , ... ... devastating consequences of inappropriate or excessive levels of alcohol use. Alcohol and its ... fetal alcohol spectrum disorders to the susceptibility to strokes in those 65 years and ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... ... May 03, 2016 , ... SELEX (systematic evolution of ... a random library of sequences depending on their attraction for a target molecule. ... selection is commonly performed using filters, panning, or affinity chromatography separations. However, these ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... Chicago (PRWEB) , ... May 03, 2016 , ... ... has hired award-winning creative director Joe Ferrazano to serve in the newly created ... Ferrazano will be overseeing the agency’s creative efforts in the Chicago and LA ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 03, 2016 , ... Elizabeth Murray ... pet parrots to join her with one on her shoulder and one on her ... a parking lot because of years of mitral valve prolapse. , The valves of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/2/2016)... , May 2, 2016  While nearly three-quarters of ... can have on their health, only about half report ... to the results of a new survey announced today ... the start of National Osteoporosis Month, Hologic is raising ... affects nearly 56 million Americans. Osteoporosis is ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... April 29, 2016 ReportsnReports.com ... 2016" market research report that provides an overview ... analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug ... (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, ... reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... , April 29, 2016 ... life science laboratory due to the growing demands for ... advance technology, contemporary automated systems are already adept of ... by slow, tedious and manual labor. Instrumentation continues to ... not even conceivable just a few years ago. Originally ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: