Why Do Patients Come To Atlas?

At Atlas Orofacial Pain & Apnea Group, our mission is to work cooperatively with our patients who suffer from TMJ and sleep apnea to gain control over their pain and poor sleep. Patients who experience symptoms related to TMJ and sleep apnea can find it difficult to live life to the fullest. This time of year is supposed to be joyful and exciting, and it can be difficult to experience those emotions when you aren’t feeling your best. Dr. Goldberg recently explained why he believes patients can benefit from coming to Atlas Orofacial Pain & Apnea Group. Click here to watch the short video.

3 Holiday TMJ Management Tips

It’s hard to believe that we are in December and the middle of the holiday season. While this time of year is filled with plenty of joy, it can also be stressful when people think of all that needs to be done in a short time. The added stress can be triggering for people who experience TMJ problems. We want to share some helpful tips to manage your stress so you can enjoy this time of year to the fullest. Read on to learn more.

TMJ Awareness Month

At Atlas Orofacial Pain & Apnea Group, we provide life-changing treatment to patients who are suffering from TMJ dysfunction. November is TMJ Awareness Month, which is a month dedicated to helping make more people aware of TMJ.

How To Keep Sleep Apnea Under Control This Holiday Season

It’s hard to believe that the holiday season is right around the corner! We don’t know how you feel, but to us it seems like we were only just ringing in the new year back in January. We are entering a busy time of year for many people. Between holiday celebrations, feasts, shopping, and activities with family and friends, it can be rather stressful. If you suffer from sleep apnea and are currently receiving treatment, it is important to continue with your treatment plan and scheduled appointments. We would hate for your holiday celebrations to affect your progress. Read on to learn more about the importance of not allowing your holiday celebrations to worsen your sleep apnea.

Hear First-Hand How We Have Changed The Lives Of Our TMJ Patients

At Atlas Orofacial Pain & Apnea Group, we are passionate about helping improve the lives of our patients who suffer from TMJ and sleep apnea. We feel it is important for our current and future patients to hear first-hand from those who have received treatment and how it has benefited their lives. We had the honor of sitting with some of our current patients. Click here to watch a video about their thoughts and experiences.

3 Things That Are Making Your Sleep Apnea Worse

If you or a loved one suffers from sleep apnea, then you know it can have a major impact on all aspects of your life. Our patients who are diligent with the treatment plans we set often express how their lives have changed and are so grateful for treatment. You may be surprised to learn that there are certain habits you may have that can make sleep apnea worse. Read on to learn more about these habits and to see if they may be affecting you.

Can Sleep Apnea Affect Your Mood?

Sleep apnea can significantly affect your overall health in a negative way. It can also affect your mood. Patients who suffer from sleep apnea and are not being treated do not get quality sleep at night. Your body needs adequate sleep to function properly every day. If you have a young child or baby in your life, you know that the day after a poor night’s sleep can be challenging for everyone. A child will become cranky, irritable, and difficult to calm down. While adults may not act as badly as children, their moods can be rather similar.

Does The Fall Hustle & Bustle Trigger Your TMJ Symptoms?

We don’t know how you feel, but we can’t believe that September has arrived. September signifies the end of the summer and the return to a regular schedule for many. Schools and colleges resume, and those who had a lighter summer work schedule return to a regular routine. This can be especially challenging for people who struggle with TMJ disorders, as high levels of stress and anxiety can trigger their symptoms and cause them to resurface once again. We wanted to share some helpful tips for an easy transition to whatever this fall has in store for you. Continue reading to learn more.

Can Exercise Affect TMJ Symptoms?

At Atlas Orofacial Pain & Apnea Group, we encourage patients who experience symptoms from TMJ and have received treatment in our office to have a mindset of ability and not disability. We never want patients to avoid trying something that will improve their overall health out of fear of what will happen to their TMJ condition. We encourage our patients to live healthy lifestyles, which includes regular exercise.

Watch This Moving Video!

Our goal is to bring you care that can restore your quality of life. Patients who suffer from sleep apnea and have difficulty sleeping run the risk of experiencing severe complications with their overall health. We want to be sure that our patients feel they are receiving the life-changing care that we strive to offer. If you have just visited our office for the first time, have not been diligent with your treatment, or perhaps were sent this email by a loved one, we want to explain a little more about how we can help you.