TMJ Disorder: Painful and Common

TMJ is short for temporomandibular joint, which is your jaw. Most of the time we use it without a second thought, but it is vulnerable to a painful condition known as TMJ disorder. We specialize in treating it at Poss Sleep apnea and TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. It’s because of this joint that we…

Sleep Apnea and Oral Appliance Therapy

CPAP machines have for years been considered the best treatment for people diagnosed with sleep apnea. But oral appliance therapy has come a long way. They are one of the available treatments at Poss Sleep Apnea and TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. CPAP machines are still in use, and many people with sleep apnea swear…

TMJ Disorder: Common Symptoms, Uncommon Cause

TMJ disorder is a painful condition that primarily affects the jaws, but can cause pain throughout the head area and even into the shoulders. The cause of TMJ can be mysterious, but the symptoms are treatable at Poss Sleep Apnea and TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. The most common symptom of TMJ disorder is pain…

Sleep Study: What To Expect

Millions of Americans cope with the effects of sleep apnea, which can range from excessive daytime sleepiness to serious health threats. Fortunately it can be treated at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN, but the first step is a diagnosis. If you’ve spoken to your physician about sleep concerns, he or she…

Three Times As Likely: Women and TMJ

Temporomandibular disorder is a condition affecting the jaw, which makes it painful just to open and close your mouth. It’s even painful to say it, and perhaps mercifully, it is usually reerred to as TMJ or TMD. It’s one of our specialties at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. The exact cause…

A Common Condition

Sleep apnea is more common than your might think: it’s estimated that eighteen million Americans have the most common form. But surprisingly, only one of every five have been diagnosed and treated. It is one of our specialties at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. Most often, sleep apnea is the restul…

TMJ: Get An Accurate Diagnosis

The human jaw is a marvel of evolution. It is a hinge joint that allows us to move the lower jaw now only up and down, but from side to side so that we can bite and chew and grind food, as well as talk and yawn. But problems can arise with all that movement,…

Sleep Apnea – What is it?

Sleep Apnea Treatment

Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder during which breathing stops and starts regularly throughout the night. If you’ve been told that you snore and you also are tired after a full night’s sleep, you might have the disorder, and you can contact Dr. Stephen Poss at Sleep Apnea Solutions in Brentwood, TN. for an…