September 7, 2019

It's been a long road to make it to the one year mark after major jaw surgery to treat sleep apnea, but I'm happy to report that I made it through the hardest part of this journey.   This post will consolidate my experience of the healing process from months 6-12...

February 25, 2018

The third week after my double jaw surgery (maxillary and mandibular advancement) to treat my sleep apnea has been an eventful one.  I started back to work on my normal schedule as a periodontist, so healing is no longer my full time job.  Plus, I've been going to the...

February 18, 2018

At nearly two weeks post-operatively, I'm finding that I'm getting a little better each day with some increase in energy levels as well.  Until this point, I had been taking 1-2 naps per day.  Now I don't need a nap, although it would be nice.  I've been able to start...

February 13, 2018

People have asked if all of this work that I did to treat my sleep apnea has been successful.  Well, I can say that I do feel better airflow through my nose when I'm laying down.  The problem is that I still can't lay down flat for very long, so it's hard to give a def...

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As a periodontist, I went to 3 extra years of training after dental school to specialize in treating periodintitis, a condition affecting the bone and gums around teeth.  I learned so much about disease and surgery, but suprisingly little about nutrition and health, and how best to support your body as you recover from surgery.  Due to my own personal journey through IBS and major back surgeries, I have since become slightly obsessed about these topics, listening to literally thousands hours of health podcasts, going to health conferences, and reading many books on the topic.  I have found that many of my patients are also starving for this information, but don't know where to start.  I hope this can be the place!

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