Patient update from Beverly Hills Dental Health and Wellness

During this unsettling time of COVID19 restrictions, we would like to assure you that providing a safe and healthy environment for our patients and staff is our top priority. We are now doing COVID-19 antibody testing at the office.

We take every precaution in our office to keep everyone safe. Our usual guidelines include universal precautions, frequent handwashing, and frequent sanitizing of all patient areas. We added an ozone/UV air purifier, ozone water in all our units and as a rinse, and of course, we practice social distancing here as much as possible. We are also checking everyone’s temperature as they walk in the door to make sure there are no infected patients being treated.

If you have a dental emergency, please do not hesitate to call us either to see us in person or have a phone consultation. We are open to answer your calls from Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

We hope that each of you will stay safe & healthy as we navigate this complex situation together.

Dr. Sanda Moldovan & her staff at Beverly Hills Dental Health and Wellness

Rest easy with sleep apnea treatment in Beverly Hills, CA

Countless men and women in the Beverly Hills, CA area don’t get a good night’s sleep. Loud snoring disrupts the body’s nocturnal regenerative processes. It can also indicate a serious health disorder called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Effective treatment begins with a consultation at Dental Health and Wellness Beverly Hills.

Understanding OSA

An episode of OSA triggers complex changes in your body, with long-term impact to cardiovascular health, emotional wellness, and more.

  • You take a few normal breaths and relax into sleep.
  • Tongue and soft tissues begin to collapse at the back of the throat.
  • Flow of air is constricted, causing tissues to vibrate. Snoring ensues.
  • Breathing becomes shallow or ceases entirely, for several seconds or minutes.
  • Oxygen levels drop dangerously, placing tremendous strain on the heart and lungs.
  • The brain senses danger, and sends a rush of adrenaline.
  • You jerk, choke, or snort into wakefulness.
  • The cycle repeats many times per hour.

Snoring and sleep apnea dental treatment

Historically, OSA was treated surgically, or with use of a CPAP machine and face mask worn at night. Unfortunately, CPAP compliance is low because treatment is sleep-invasive. A sleep apnea dentist takes an entirely different approach.

Dental sleep apnea treatment involves wearing a comfortable, custom-fit oral appliance. It is about the size of a retainer. It seats snugly over teeth, depressing the tongue, and holding the jaw slightly forward and open. The airway stays clear naturally for deep rest. The sleep apnea dental device is discreet, simple to insert, and easy to clean. The small carrying case slips into pocket, handbag, or briefcase for portability.

A recent study led by the University of Wisconsin indicates a triple mortality rate for those with untreated OSA. In the Beverly Hills, CA area, call Dental Health and Wellness Beverly Hills for a sleep apnea consultation. The number is (310) 692-7855.

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Dr. Sanda Moldovan, Periodontist and Nutritionist

Dr. Sanda Moldovan, Periodontist and Nutritionist
Beverly Hills Dental Health and Wellness

An alumnus from the Ohio State University School of Dentistry and UCLA, Dr. Moldovan is an extremely skilled and board-certified professional who is internationally recognized as a speaker for her wealth of knowledge, charity work and contribution to society. In addition to being a certified nutritionist, she is also a published author and speaker. She introduced ORASANA® which is her own range of natural oral healthcare products.

Dr. Moldovan is an advocate of biological dentistry and uses her public recognition to educate people on the link between good oral care and general wellbeing.

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