Randy Alvarez, host of The Wellness Hour, interviews Bay Area Dr. Srujal H. Shah about the latest treatment options for people who snore, have sleep apnea, and who cannot tolerate their CPAP device.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) occurs when there’s a blockage of the airway while sleeping. The word ‘apnea’ actually means ‘without breath,’ and considering its name, it’s no surprise that this condition can lead to serious medical conditions that even include death. When we lie down, the tongue can fall back into our throat due to gravity. This along with the relaxation of the soft tissues can block some, and possibly even all, of the oxygen that’s attempting to enter our body. With obstructive sleep apnea, this can occur over hundreds of times a night! …Read More
Randy Alvarez, host of The Wellness Hour, interviews Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh, DMD about replacing missing teeth with dental implants, and no more dentures.
Dental implants have become the gold standard in tooth replacement. That’s for a number of reasons. One is that they’re so versatile in that they can replace single teeth or multiple teeth. You can even use them to replace an entire arch of porcelain teeth or secure your dentures (All-on-4® treatment concept). Another reason is how highly successful they are. They’ve been in use for over 30 years now in dentistry, and they have a wonderful, predictable treatment path that is surprisingly easy for the patient. …Read More
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