A Restful Night’s Sleep is Priceless.
Your health starts with how you sleep. Studies have shown sleep is necessary for our overall health. If you suffer from snoring or sleep apnea, there’s a good chance a dental device can help.
Snoring occurs when there is a partial obstruction of the flow of air through the mouth or nose. The sound occurs when the soft tissue in the throat vibrates as air passes over the tissue.
Apnea literally means “cessation of breath.” If you have sleep apnea, your breath can become shallow or you may even stop breathing while you are asleep. This occurs when the airway is blocked by the tongue dropping back and closing the airway. In severe sleep apnea cases, this state of not breathing can occur up to hundreds of times a night
Sleep apnea has serious health risks because adequate oxygen does not get into the cells of the body during sleep. Studies have shown that people who suffer from “obstructive sleep apnea” are at high risks for heart disease, high blood pressure, strokes, and type II diabetes.
Yes, for patients with mild to moderate sleep apnea, a dental device can be worn to hold the lower jaw forward. By holding the lower jaw forward, the airway is kept open during sleep.
There are many signs and symptoms of sleep apnea. Some common symptoms are:
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