Posts Categorized: Sleep Dentistry

Are you Being Robbed of a Good Night’s Sleep?

A good night’s sleep is essential to your health and overall well-being.  If you or a loved one suffers from a lack of restorative snoozing, this lack of quality rest could be the result of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Cypress dentist, Dr. Terry Councill can assess symptoms to determine the cause of restless nights, and… Read more »

Dental Fears Solved through Sedation Dentistry

A fear of dentistry is surprisingly common among adults. These fears range from mild discomfort to fully fledged phobias. But where exactly do dental fears originate? And what can be done for patients who need dental care, but are reluctant to visit the dentist? Cypress TX dentists, Dr. Terry Councill and Dr. Jonathan Glass, share… Read more »

The (Un)Sexy Side of Sleep Apnea

As many as 18 million Americans suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that causes a person to completely stop breathing for extended periods throughout the night. Although it’s best known for the characteristic loud snoring punctuated by choking and gasping sounds, sleep apnea can also cause chronic exhaustion, problems concentrating on even basic… Read more »

What Does Dental Sedation Feel Like?

For the 30-40 million Americans living with dental fear and anxiety so acute that it prevents them from seeking out regular preventive dental care, sedation dentistry comes as a balm to soothe frayed nerves and unhealthy teeth and gums. Dental sedation helps patients with anxiety, a sensitive gag reflex, or physical impairments relax and it… Read more »

How Sleep Apnea Affects Air and Road Safety

According to the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, as many as 18 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. This serious, potentially life-threatening sleep disorder is marked by loud snoring and choking noises during sleep and has been linked to depression, anxiety, heart attack, stroke, diabetes, and erectile dysfunction. Untreated sleep apnea can also lead… Read more »

Cypress TX Dentist Brings You IV Sedation Dentistry

Your Cypress TX dentist, Dr. Jonathan Glass, has recently become licensed to perform IV sedation dentistry. This new development means that we at Councill Dental Group are even better equipped to give you the best dental treatment we possibly can. By gaining this license, Dr. Glass can now join Dr. Councill in providing patients with… Read more »

Cypress TX Dentists Discuss Obstructive Sleep Apnea Diagnosis and Treatment

Diagnosing Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep condition that affects millions of Americans. It occurs when the airway becomes obstructed by the throat’s soft tissues, preventing oxygen from reaching the brain. Oftentimes, breathing may stop for a minute or more until the brain wakes the sleeper, and because these breathing interruptions may… Read more »

Cypress TX Sedation Dentists Can Help You Relax

Do you find yourself feeling nervous when you set eyes on a dental chair? If so, you are not alone. Many adults and children experience nervousness and even fear when confronted with dental work. These fears can stem from a variety of sources, but the important thing is finding a way to overcome them to… Read more »