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Dr. Lawler speaks to Indiana University Health Integrative Health Advocacy Program on Oral Systemic Balance therapy

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Dr. Lawler presents two-day workshop to Iowa dentists on oral appliance therapy in the management of sleep-related breathing disorders plus the management of head and neck pain.

November 4 and 5, 2010 For registration information contact: Stephen T. Bender, DDS, MAGD Advanced Dentistry of Iowa City 1513 Mall Drive Iowa City, IA. 52240 Ph. 319-354-1409 dr.-steve@hotmail.com www.adoic.com

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Dr. Lawler presents to the Indianapolis Craniofacial Pain Symposium at Westview Medical Center

The topic is Oral Systemic Balance in the management of head and neck pain. Attendees include neurologists, ear, nose and throat specialists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, primary care physicians and dentists.

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Dr. Lawler speaks at the annual Indiana Society of Sleep Professionals meeting

The topic is the connection between head and neck pain and sleep-related breathing disorders and the treatment of head and neck pain with Oral Systemic Balance

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Dr. Lawler presents all-day workshop to Detroit area dentists on dentistry's role in the management of sleep-related breathing disorders.

May 14, 2010 For registration information contact: The Detroit Dental Sleep Network 1736 Pettibone Lake Road Highland, MI 48356 ph: 877-DDS-SNUZ (877-337-7689) fax: 248-889-2355 alt: 248-887-7236

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Sleep Apnea and Truck Driving–A Dangerous Combination

Any truck driver found to have sleep apnea is required to have this disorder managed or they will loose their commercial drivers license. This patient tried everything but finally found his solution with oral appliance therapy.

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The Overlooked Effects of "Second-Hand" Snoring

This patient talks candidly about the often overlooked effects of “second-hand” snoring. Just like cigarette smoking damages the health of those near by, snoring has a significant detrimental effect on the sleep of the non-snoring bed partner. It is also interesting to hear his comments about feeling good before wearing the oral appliance. It is […]

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Snoring and pregnancy

If you have looked at Featured Patient #108 you might get some idea of the impact that upper airway resistance syndrome has on women in pregnancy.  Snoring increases dramatically in pregnancy, peaking during the third trimester and gradually returning to “normal” levels after pregnancy as seen in the chart below:       As medical advisor […]

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Dr. Lawler speaks to Monroe Hospital primary care physicians on sleep-related breathing disorders

Oral Systemic Balance in the management of head and neck pain

It is not uncommon for people with sleep-related breathing disorders to have a significant amount of head and neck pain. People with these combined problems, have a double whammy in getting good sleep. Not only are they fighting for air during sleep and sleeping fitfully because of difficulty breathing, they have the added burden of […]

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