1. Ask Our Encino Dentist About Having Your Teeth Whitened

    Many people are unhappy with the whiteness of their teeth. Our teeth can become discolored over the years as we consume enamel staining beverages like coffee, tea, and sodas. Fortunately, our Tarzana dentist can help you whiten your teeth again with relatively simple procedures. Most of our patients have two different options: in-house or at-home bleaching. Our in-house bleaching procedure offers …Read More

  2. We Offer Sleep Apnea Treatment in Tarzana California

    Are you suffering from sleep apnea and looking for treatment options? We offer sleep apnea treatment in Tarzana California that doesn't require you to wear a CPAP machine while you sleep. Instead, our treatment method includes using an oral appliance that changes the position of your jaw, moving it forward and opening up your airway while you sleep. This prevents your tongue from blocking your br…Read More

  3. Learn More About Invisalign From Our Encino Dentist

    Have you been wishing for a straighter smile every time you look in the mirror? It's one thing to want a straighter smile, and another thing to want to put up with uncomfortable metal braces. Metal braces are no longer your only option for a perfect smile, though! The Invisalign system uses a series of clear plastic trays to gently shift your teeth into the proper position. The trays are worn for …Read More

  4. SLEEP DISORDERED BREATHING

    Sleep Disordered breathing (SDB) describes a group of disorders characterized by abnormalities of respiratory pattern (pauses in breathing) or the quality of ventilation during sleep. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is the most common disorder and is characterized by the repetivie collapse of partial collapse of the pharyngeal airway during sleep and the need to arouse to resume ventilation. Dr Mich…Read More

  5. Snoring/Sleep Apnea…There is hope.

    Although there is not a "cure" for sleep apnea /snoring per say, there are a variety of options to choose from in order to manage these problems. Dr Simmons is both a diplomate of  The American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and owner/operator of the only accredited Dental Sleep Medicine Facility in Los Angeles. He is a nationally recognized expert in the field of dental sleep medicine. He works …Read More

  6. Does someone you know and love snore?

    Loud snoring can not only seriously adversely affect the life of the one who snores, but their bed partner as well! Couples have credited the help they received from Dr. Michael Simmons in treating their snoring and/or sleep apnea, with saving their marriages and lives! Symptoms of sleep apnea may include: frequent snoring and/or pauses in breathing, waking up tired after a full night's sleep, w…Read More

  7. Sleep Apnea Symptoms

    Sleep Apnea Symptoms may include: Frequent snoring and/or pauses in breathing, waking up tired after a full night's sleep, waking up with a headache, having problems with memory or concentration, being cranky or short tempered, falling asleep easily unintentionally (sometimes while driving), depression, irritability, hypertension, stroke, heart problems, brain damage, impotence, reflux and more! …Read More

  8. Snoring is Annoying…but Sleep Apnea is Serious!

    Snoring may harm your sleep and disturb the sleep of others. Snoring can also be the first sign of sleep apnea, a serious health condition.About 40% of snorers have sleep apnea. If you have sleep apnea, your airway becomes blocked during sleep. You may stop breathing altogether or have limited breathing for short periods of time. Sometimes this will wake you 50 or more times per hour so you may ge…Read More

  9. Sleep Apnea is known to Contribute to…

    Sleep Apnea is know to contribute to: 38,000 fatal heart attacks annually, high blood pressure, strokes, obesity, cancer, heart disease, impotence, fatigue, anxiety, depression, diabetes, attention deficit disorder and 200,000 auto accidents annually!! Call Dr. Michael Simmons, a nationally recognized expert in Dental Sleep Medicine, at 818-300-0070.…Read More

  10. Sleep Test

    A sleep test is called a Polysomnogram. It is a simple, painless, overnight test that records a broad range of data. Tiny monitors are taped to you and record your breathing, pulse rate, eye movements, heart rate and rythm, nasal airflow, breathing depth and oxygen saturation to determine how well you sleep. If you snore and think you might have sleep apnea, call Dr. Michael Simmons DMD at 818-30…Read More