TMJ & Sleep News

Welcome to San Francisco Center for TMJ and Sleep Apnea’s blog! Here you will find up-to-date blog posts on a variety of topics pertaining to our practice in San Francisco including TMD, Sleep Apnea, Headaches, Migraines, Craniofacial Pain, and other areas of advanced dentistry. It is our goal to keep you informed, so stay tuned to our blog for frequent updates on our practice, cases and advanced treatments, and a variety of topics in the areas of TMJ and Sleep Apnea.

What Are Treatment Options For Sleep Apnea?

What Are Treatment Options For Sleep Apnea? San Francisco Dentist Dr. Greg Larson • San Francisco, CA There are different methods of treatment depending on the cause and the level of apnea. The goal of treatment is to normalize breathing during sleep. Normalizing breathing can eliminate daytime fatigue, remove unwanted mental health changes from apnea or lack of…

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Coronavirus – COVID-19 – Health and safety of our patients and staff

Coronavirus – COVID-19 Health and safety of our patients and staff Dear San Francisco TMJ and Sleep Apnea patients, Thank you for allowing us to support you through your health and wellness journey.  We hope that you consider our Center a safe space and encouraging environment for healing.  Your safety and well-being truly are our purpose and…

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What Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)?

What Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)? Dr. Greg Larson, San Francisco, CA Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a condition characterized by awakening at night because of abnormal breathing while sleeping. If you have obstructive sleep apnea, you will have episodes where you stop breathing causing low oxygen levels. As a result, people experience daytime sleepiness and…

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Do You Know The Symptoms of TMJ?



Do You Know The Symptoms of TMJ? Dr. Larson in San Francisco, CA Pain in your face and jaw can be irritating if you don’t know what is causing it. It helps to know what symptoms to look for. You may be dealing with TMJ if you experience the following: Pain or tenderness in your…

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Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) FAQ

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) FAQ San Francisco TMJ Specialist More than 75 million people in the United States report suffering from Temporomandibular Joint Disorder symptoms. 28% of adults suffer from TMJ. San Francisco TMJ Specialist Dr. Larson has a few tips to give his patients at the first sign of TMJ symptoms. Ditch the Gum…

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Feeling The Holiday Stress This Season?

Feeling The Holiday Stress This Season? San Francisco TMJ Specialist Dr. Larson Every holiday season, San Francisco TMJ Specialist Dr. Larson treats more and more people who are suffering from headaches and migraines due to stress. After an assessment, the doctor often finds they are experiencing intense TMJ symptoms. When you are under stress, your…

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The Dangers Of DIY Sleep Appliances

The Dangers Of DIY Sleep Appliances There is yet another do-it-yourself fad that deserves the attention of dental professionals: Sleep Appliances Sleep Apnea San Francisco In the midst of concerns about direct-to-consumer orthodontics, there is another do-it-yourself fad that deserves our attention: sleep appliances. A myriad of mandibular advancement appliances designed to treat sleep-related breathing…

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Summer Time Sleep Apnea Tips

Summer Time Sleep Apnea Tips Sleep Apnea San Francisco Summer is one of the best times of the year, with longer days and warmer weather, but the extended hours of sunlight can really do a number on your sleep schedule. San Francisco sleep apnea specialist Dr. Larson wants to remind you how important it is…

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