What is Sleep Medicine?
TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of Montana provides dental sleep medicine. Dental sleep medicine is the management of medically diagnosed sleep-related breathing disorders such as sleep apnea and snoring using oral appliance therapy for adults and orthopedic orthodontics for airway development or correction for children.
Dr. VanDyke of TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of Montana is specifically trained and experienced in dental sleep medicine. The standard of care is always to attempt non-surgical rehabilitation before invasive surgical procedures. The percentage of patients who need surgery is extremely low.
Disorders Treated by Sleep Medicine
There are a variety of sleep-related breathing disorders that can be treated by Sleep Medicine! Including:
- TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorders)
- Sleep Apnea
- Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
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