What is Oral Sedation?

Oral Sedation

You’re sitting in the waiting area of the dentist’s office biting your nails and feeling anxious about your dental procedure. But what if it didn’t have to be this way? At Friendly Smiles, we have a new method allowing us to “Cater to Cowards” and want to ensure your experience is as calm and relaxing […]

Sleep Apnea Symptoms

A couple struggling with sleep apnea

More than the Snore. Your Sleep Apnea Symptoms Could be a Serious Health Concern Most of us have snored or heard snoring at some point in our lives, but how often do you equate snoring with the more serious symptoms of sleep apnea? If you have been told you snore, or have been on the […]

How to Treat Sleep Apnea

Couple in bed while wife struggles to sleep

Benefits of Treating Sleep Apnea with Oral Appliances Sleep apnea affects an estimated 22 million Americans. According to the American Sleep Association, a staggering 80% of these cases are considered moderate or severe and often go undiagnosed. All identified forms of sleep apnea carry serious to life-threatening risks, such as interruption of the REM phase […]