Orthodontic Practice US (Volume 10 Number 2) | April 2019
Dr. Steven R. Olmos explores high-tech solutions to treatment problems.
Chronic pain and breathing disorders can be effectively treated with various technologies that take the frustration out of treatment for both the clinician and the patient. Check out the variety of technologies that help Dr. Steven Olmos treat these disorders.
Educational aims and objectives:
This clinical article aims to discuss how to treat chronic pain and breathing disorders with technology.
• Recognize how 3D imaging can be beneficial for evaluation of chronic pain and breathing disorders.
• Realize the role that low-level laser therapy can play in chronic pain treatment.
• Realize how orthodontic appliance therapy can help in treatment of chronic pain, sleep-breathing disorders, and orthopedic/orthodontic therapy.
• Identify some testing methods for these chronic pain and breathing disorder issues.
Improved Nasal Volume Utilizing Hyperosmotic Saline Xylitol Mixture (Effective Alternative or Adjunct to Decongestants and Antihistamines)
ECronicon Open Access – EC Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine | April 2019
by Dr. Steven R. Olmos & Dr. Joseph Baba
This paper quantifies the reduction of soft tissue hypertrophy of the nasal complex resulting in an increase of nasal volume and increased flow using a mixture of Xylitol and Saline. The health benefits of improved nasal breathing through increased inspired nasal NO (nitric oxide) and the antimicrobial benefits of Xylitol are discussed. Restoration of functional breathing (nasal) and it’s relation-ship to up righting head posture is reviewed.
Keywords: Xlear; Xylitol; Nasal Obstruction; Forward Head Posture; Nitric Oxide
Orthodontic Practice US (Volume 9 Number 4) | June 2018
by Dr. Steven R. Olmos and Matt Rago review oral appliances and their characteristics
Oral appliances designed for relief of facial pain and jaw dysfunction, sleep breathing disorders, and orthodontics have been utilized for many years with little change in materials until recently. This article will review indications/limitations of existing designs/materials, and how computer-aided manufacturing allows for better and healthier alternatives.
There is always a reason for patients’ symptoms. Chronic face, jaw, head, and neck pain are all interrelated and are highly comorbid with sleep breathing disorders.1 Malocclusion, skeletal development deficiencies, and teeth crowding are symptoms of a functional breathing disorder. 2-7 Oral appliances are used for each indication.
HEALTH ISSUES YOUR DENTIST CAN SPOT | April 6, 2018
Dr. Steven Olmos was in studio to go over the top 5 health problems your dentist can spot, and what you should do about the problem:
Airway Disorder, Heart Disease, Diabetes, Eating Disorder and Nighttime Reflux
Video recording of the presentation from Dr. Steven Olmos at the 2018 Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver, BC Canada this past March 9, 2018. This recording is from the morning session.
TMD & OSA COMORBIDITY
Dr. Olmos will discuss why the need for a comprehensive evaluation of symptoms is necessary for successful treatment. The interdisciplinary treatment approach allows for success in therapies by appropriate healthcare providers and at what point in therapy a referral is indicated. He will include an overview of how structural and postural changes of the head, neck and TM joints can be directly related to breathing.
This upload is sponsored by the Canadian Chapter of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACP). For more information please visit aacpcanada.org or aacfp.org
International educator, researcher and founder of TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre International Dr. Steven Olmos went live with a celebrity fitness trainer and New York Times bestselling author Jorge Cruise to discuss how to STOP your pain through better understanding of airway and health management.