Relief for sleep apnea is possible and pain-free with sleep dentistry. Sleep apnea is a serious health issue, but old methods of treatment with CPAP machines can be cumbersome and uncomfortable. Try dental sleep medicine!
In some cases, sleep apnea can be caused by a collapsing of the vertical dimension of your face. In these cases, opening up your bite and restoring your teeth to their natural height can make a vast difference. Not to mention, it’ll make your teeth look great!
What are sleep apnea symptoms?
Symptoms you might be suffering from as a result of sleep apnea can include:
- loud snoring
- periods where you stop breathing during sleep as witnessed by someone else
- frequently waking up in the middle of the night with shortness of breath
- waking with a dry or sore mouth
- morning headaches
- attention problems
- being overtired during the day
- and more…
Sleep apnea is a serious condition that, if untreated, can lead to an increase in significant medical conditions, such as diabetes and hypertension.