Can A Dentist Help My Sleep Apnea?

Do you suffer from problematic snoring? Have you been told that you have sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is actually a disorder where a person has one or more pauses in their breathing or shallow breaths while sleeping. When the pauses happen, they can last for just a few seconds or several minutes. When breathing starts back up, it is usually with a big snort or choking sound.

Sleep apnea is not only troublesome to you and your health, it is often times difficult for your loved one sleeping (or trying to sleep) next to you. Believe it or not, you don’t have to go to a sleep center or a special doctor to find relief from your sleep apnea problems, help is as easy as calling a qualified dentist like Dr. Sarah Roberts at Crabapple Dental. Dentists who specialize in treating sleep apnea offer quality snoring appliances as well as top quality sleep apnea dental devices. It is important to seek out a dentist who works collectively with your general health physician towards the betterment of your overall health.

Two dental devices created to treat sleep apnea and snoring are the Somnodent and Adjustable Herbst. They are proven sleep apnea remedies. Patients receive a number of benefits from sleep apnea dental devices including; a significant reduction in apneas, the devices improve airflow when patients sleep on their back and stomach, not on their side, significant sleep improvement and the frequency and loudness of snoring improves in most patients

If you are ready to treat your problematic sleep apnea or troublesome snoring, you should consider the sleep apnea dental appliances offered by your dentist.

Posted on behalf of Dr. Sarah Roberts, Crabapple Dental


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