Do you know if you, your spouse, or your loved ones snore when they are sleeping? If you do, you're going to want to listen to this podcast on critical next steps! Dr. Gene Sambataro has been practicing dentistry for over 40 years and he strives to educate his patients on dental treatments to avoid due to toxins and how the mouth can be an indicator of breathing problems, which results in snoring. Snoring could be an indication of airway obstruction in sleep apnea, and depending on its severity, you can be one breath away from a heart attack. Listen to Mollie and Dr. Sambataro’s conversation on the relationship between mouth, jaw, breathing, and sleep conditions, followed by options and tips to address these issues!
Dr. Gene Sambataro has been practicing dentistry for over 40 years with special interests in orthodontics, dental orthopedics, temporomandibular joint disorder, sleep-disordered breathing, and implantology. He graduated from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 1980 and soon after started incorporating a more holistic approach to his practice.
Dr. Sambataro strives to educate his patients on how they can make healthier decisions in their lives, as well as sharing his knowledge around toxic-free dentistry, which avoids mercury amalgam fillings, fluoride, and toxic root canals. Nearly 80% of all illnesses can be connected to infections, toxicities, and imbalances in the mouth, which is one of the reasons he is so passionate about practicing Biological (or Holistic) Dentistry.
A few of his affiliations include the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine, the Holistic Dental Association, and the International Dental Implant Association. He is also a Board Member for the Maryland Society of Integrative Medicine and the author of “Stop the Snore, Dental Solutions to Healthy Sleep.”
In this episode, we discuss:
🦷Gene’s Introduction: From Dentistry to Sleep Biohacking
🦷Healthy Start Program: Teaching People How to Sleep Properly and Treating Two-Year-Olds
🦷What Does Dentistry Have To Do with Sleep Apnea?
🦷Snoring and Sleep Apnea Stigma and Denials
🦷The Correlation of Jaw Structure and Airway Obstruction
🦷How To Find Out if You Snore when You Live Alone?
🦷Sleep Apnea and Heart Attack
🦷Four Things To Look At When Doing At-Home Sleep Test
🦷How To Reach Out to Your Dentist To Treat Sleep Issues
🦷C-PAP Machine is the Gold Standard
🦷Four Options to Improve Your Airway
🦷Why We Did Not Get Proper Growth and Development?
🦷Jaw Expansion Can Be Done in Adults
🦷Lifelong Correction Vs Lifelong Commitment
🦷Gene’s Sleep Supplements and Devices: Russia Machine, Healey, and Others
🦷How Does Your Body Releases Peptide to Stimulate the Kidney When You Are Not Breathing Properly
🦷Gene’s Sleep ‘Aha’ Moment: Sleep Environment and Body Temperature