Why I Love My Job

Posted on October 4, 2011 by Dr. Erin Elliott

Working with sleep apnea patients has changed my life. From day one when I see a patient and they are tired, depressed and their quality of life has gone down. There is a glisten of hope in their eyes when we tell them about the wonderful appliance for sleep apnea called the Somnodent, a great … Continue reading Why I Love My Job

Sleep Apnea And Dementia

Posted on September 28, 2011 by Dr. Erin Elliott

While many aren’t aware of the severity of the risks associated with untreated sleep apnea, many people do know that sleep apnea is a serious condition that requires proper treatment. Some may know that sleep apnea causes fatigue, sleepiness, headaches, and many other symptoms, but not many people are aware that sleep apnea can cause … Continue reading Sleep Apnea And Dementia

Sleep Apnea Surgery

Posted on September 8, 2011 by Dr. Erin Elliott

When patients are diagnosed with sleep apnea, physicians such as Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists frequently prescribe surgical treatment. For some patients, it provides relief, but for many others, it is ineffective. Surgical sleep apnea treatment should be reserved as a last resort for treating sleep apnea

Proper Sleep Hygiene

Posted on August 29, 2011 by Dr. Erin Elliott

I speak to patients all day about oral hygiene but what is sleep hygiene? I know I don’t have sleep apnea (I have been tested several times) so why do I sometimes find it hard to sleep the whole night through? With some tips and instructions I think