Where can I find sleep apnea in Glendale?
Sleep apnea is a common, but serious sleep disorder that happens when regular breathing is interrupted during sleep. Many patients with sleep apnea are snorers, although not all snorers have sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when there is a blockage of airflow. At Healthy Teeth Family Dentistry, your provider of 85304 sleep apnea treatment, we can provide an oral appliance to help treat sleep apnea. While sleep apnea can affect anyone, men over the age of forty who are overweight have an increased risk of developing sleep apnea. Sleep apnea can make it difficult to get a good night’s rest, which can lead to fatigue, difficulty paying attention and headaches throughout the day.
To diagnose sleep apnea, you may need to participate in a sleep study conducted by a medical professional. Your doctor may observe symptoms such as heavy snoring, cessation of breathing and gasping. There are several recommended courses for treating sleep apnea, the most common of which is the CPAP machine, which helps supply air through the nasal passage, using air pressure to keep the airway open. Studies also show that an oral appliance can be beneficial in treating mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea. When you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, the soft tissue at the back of your collapses when you sleep, blocking air flow. Your 85304 sleep apnea dentist can design an oral appliance, similar to a nightguard or an orthodontic retainer, which fits comfortably to support the jaw in a forward motion to open your airway. A dental appliance is custom designed using digital and physical impressions of your mouth. The appliance is easy to wear and to care for.
At Healthy Teeth Family Dentistry, your provider of 85304 sleep apnea oral appliances, we are committed to providing you relief from the effects of sleep apnea. Our goal is to help improve your oral and overall health and help you get the sleep you deserve. To learn more about our services, call today.