24 08, 2020

Re-Opening During the Pandemic

By |2020-08-24T17:00:57+00:00August 24th, 2020|dentist, teeth, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Re-Opening During the Pandemic

Hello, everyone! Although these last few months have been challenging as we all navigate pandemic life, our team is happy to welcome you back for regular checkups along with routine and emergency procedures. Sonoma County Family Dental has reopened its doors, and we are taking extra safety precautions. These include: daily staff and patient screening, stringent infection control protocols, and social distancing measures. We are committed to ensuring our patients feel at ease when we [...]

8 01, 2020

Sleep Apnea

By |2020-01-08T16:33:31+00:00January 8th, 2020|airway, appliance, breathing, dentist, sleep, sleep apnea, teeth|Comments Off on Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a condition where the soft tissue in the back of the throat falls back and prevents normal airflow for patients. Snoring is very common for those with sleep apnea, but it is important to know that not all people who snore have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea can affect almost anyone, although the following are considered risk factors: being over 40, having large tonsils, a large tongue or a small jaw, being overweight, [...]