Can’t Figure Out What’s Wrong? It Could be a Breathing Disorder.

Can’t Figure Out What’s Wrong? It Could be a Breathing Disorder.

Headaches, teeth clinching, waking up in the middle of the night – it’s probably just stress, right? Maybe not, it could be a sign of a breathing disorder.

Poor Haley is so terrified of flying😪 We are flying to California for TMJ and Sleep Apnea Advanced training in order to help and educate our patients about the overall health of their mouth and how it correlates to systemic health of the body

Breathing disorders are frequently one of the underlying causes of a variety of symptoms ranging from dry mouth to high blood pressure.

Dr. Dunia Korous and the staff at Millennium Smiles recently returned from a continuing education seminar in California focusing on breathing disorders (such as sleep apnea) and TMJ disorders.

Millennium Smiles already offers advanced oral appliance therapy to treat sleep apnea. Dr. Korous is committed to learning the latest advancements in treating breathing disorders because she takes a holistic approach to health. Dr. Korous wants her patients to have more than healthy teeth, she wants them to live healthy lives.

If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms below, be sure to watch the video at the end of the post to learn why you may have a breathing disorder.

Common Symptoms That Could Be Linked to a Breathing Disorder

  • Teeth crowding
  • Dry mouth
  • High blood pressure
  • Headaches
  • Trouble focusing
  • Snoring
  • Gum disease
  • Excess tartar and plaque
  • Heart problems
  • Waking up frequently in the middle of the night or having to go to the bathroom several times at night

Additionally, children who have difficulties with bed wetting or have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder could have a breathing disorder.

Concerned about breathing disorders? Our Little Elm Dental office can help. Call 972-987-4899 today.

Dr. Korous’ Commitment to Breathing Disorder Treatments

If you think you could have a breathing disorder or have any of the symptoms mentioned in this post, call our office today to schedule an appointment.