Sleep Apnea Dentistry
Are you still groggy even after a full night of sleep? If you almost never feel fully rested or wake up several times during the night, you might be experiencing the results of sleep apnea. This condition prevents you from receiving a peaceful night’s rest and loud snoring may even disrupt your partner’s sleep as well. Your airway health is very much connected to dentistry, and we provide solutions at 915 Smile Studio to help get restful sleep back into your life.
What is Sleep Apnea?
Sleep Apnea Symptoms
Often, a sleeping partner will notice sleep apnea symptoms before the one suffering through it does. Loud snoring and choking or gasping for air are some of the most common symptoms. However, snoring isn’t always present, and there are several other symptoms to look out that may indicate sleep apnea:
- Repeated waking during sleep
- Headaches after waking up
- Tiredness after waking
- Loud snoring
- Irregular breathing patterns during sleep
- Mood changes, such as depression or anxiety
- Daytime sleepiness
- Trouble concentrating
- Nighttime restlessness
We aim to use conservative, non-surgical solutions for sleep apnea treatment in our office. We offer custom-fitted sleep apnea mouth guards as an effective treatment for patients suffering from disrupted breathing. After an initial consultation of your condition, we take precise impressions of your bite. These are then sent to a dental laboratory to produce a customized mouthguard. The mouthguard works by moving the lower mandible forward during sleep, comfortably keeping the airway open and maintaining a healthy oral sleeping posture. This conservative sleep apnea treatment is an excellent alternative for patients who don’t want to wear a CPAP mask or receive surgical treatment to achieve airway relief. The customized fit also ensures you’re comfortable and able to relax while you sleep comfortably through the night.
Breathe Easy With Airway Therapy Solutions at 915 Smile Studio
We understand the impact that sleep apnea can have on your overall health and well-being. With our comprehensive airway therapy, you can experience improved sleep quality, enhanced daytime alertness, and better overall health. Contact our office today to schedule a consultation and start your journey to a better night’s sleep.