Sleep Apnea, Then and Now

Sleep apnea is a serious condition affecting millions of Americans, but it wasn’t mentioned in any medical literature until 1965. We’ve come a long way since then, and sleep apnea is one of our specialties at Poss Sleep Apnea and TMJ Solutions in Brentwood and Murfreesboro TN. The symptoms of sleep apnea were known before…

Women and TMJ Disorder

Researchers are still trying to understand TMJ disorder, and why it seems to affect women more than it does men. At Poss Sleep Apnea and TMJ Solutions in Brentwood and Murfreesboro TN, treating it is one of our specialties. TMJ is short for the temporomandibular joint. It’s what connects the lower jaw to the head.…

Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea: A Significant Health Issue

More and more, health experts are recognizing the threat posed by sleep apnea, a condition associated with potentially life-threatening issues. Fortunately there is effective treatment available at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood and Murfreesboro TN. As many as twenty-two million Americans have sleep apnea. But remarkably, about eighty percent of them are…

Relief From TMJ Pain

The temporomandibular joints are among the most complex in the human body. Usually shortened to “TMJ,” they’re the muscles, tendons, and bones that connect the jaw to the skull. They are frequently associated with serious pain, and treating it is one of our specialties at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood and Murfreesboro…

Sleep Apnea and Oral Appliances

A device called Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) is the most commonly-prescribed treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). But a lot of people find it more trouble than it’s worth, and stop using it. At Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood and Murfreesboro TN we have a lot of success treating OSA with…

Generally Speaking: TMJ Disorder

Temporomandibular joint disorder is a group of painful conditions affecting the jaw joint and the muscles that control its movement. There are a lot of unknowns about it, but one thing is certain: it is treatable, at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood and Murfreesboro TN. Commonly shortened to TMJ or TMD, the…

Diagnosing Sleep Apnea

At Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN we provide effective relief for sleep apnea, and have helped countless patients get the restful and healthy sleep that everyone needs. But before you can be treated for sleep apnea we need an accurate diagnosis, and that often includes a sleep study. Sleep studies are…

Effective Relief for TMJ/TMD

Your lower jaw is connected to your skull by one of the most complex joints in the body. Unfortunately this joint is vulnerable to localized pain, the cause of which may be mysterious. Known as the TMJ in short form, we have effective treatment for this joint pain at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions…

Can’t Stand CPAP?

Some twenty-two million Americans cope with a disorder called sleep apnea, a condition in which breathing is distrupted repeatedly during sleep. It’s a serious condition, but treatable at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. There are several forms of sleep apnea. The most common, by far, is called obstructive sleep apnea, or…

TMJ and Advanced Diagnostic Technology

TMJ or TMD is a painful condition. One of the things that can get in the way of effective treatment is the difficulty in diagnosing it. At Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood we use advanced diagnostic technology that leads to effective treatment. TMJ/TMD is short for temporomandibular joint disorder, a condition of…