Can’t get a good night’s sleep?
Have a snoring problem? You may suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, a condition in which the soft tissues of the oral cavity interfere with free airflow. We can create a custom oral appliance to prevent sleep apnea and restore your restful sleep.
Lack of airflow for ten seconds or longer during sleep will trigger your brain to tell your body to breathe. This disrupts deep REM sleep and will put you into a lighter stage of sleep or awaken you completely. You may experience snoring, fitful slumber, and daytime fatigue, among other symptoms. Sleep apnea can also affect overall health; it has been linked to high blood pressure and heart conditions.
If tests reveal that you have sleep apnea, your dentist may recommend non-surgical therapies like a nasal mask to keep air passages open or a nightguard to reposition the tongue and lower jaw. These therapies also eliminate snoring, letting those around you enjoy their sleep as well!