Dental Sleep Medicine

Sleep Apnea

You may think that snoring is little more than an irritation to your sleeping partner, but it may be a sign of a serious medical condition known as Sleep Apnea. Apnea is characterized by brief periods during sleep when you actually stop breathing. Beyond leaving you a little tired the next day, apnea has been linked to a host of other conditions.

these conditions include:

Here are some signs of sleep apnea to be aware of:

  • Snoring
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Restless sleep
  • Poor memory
  • Personality changes and irritability
  • Morning headaches

Oral Appliance Therapy

We partner with medical specialists who determine your medical diagnosis and the best treatment for you. Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT) is the first line of defense for:

As a final note, it is important to note that adults are not the only ones that suffer from Sleep Apnea. Children may be affected as well and are best evaluated by a pediatrician.