While chronic snoring may seem like a fairly trivial problem, it may be a sign of a more serious underlying issue. Do you or your partner snore so loudly and frequently that it’s affecting not only your quality of sleep, but your quality of life during the day, and even the state of your relationship? Do you wake up feeling exhausted after what should have been a full night’s rest? You may be one of the millions of Americans suffering from sleep apnea, and you may not even know it. Thankfully, your Hillsboro, TX dentist has a simple solution without the need for a CPAP machine.
Sleep apnea can often be difficult to diagnose because the symptoms are largely present during sleep. Some of the common signs and symptoms of sleep apnea include:
Sleep apnea is most common in adults, although some cases have been found in children. Some of the risk factors that increase your chance of developing sleep apnea include:
Aside from just losing sleep, sleep apnea can increase your risk for serious health complications, including:
Sleep apnea can significantly decrease your quality of life and your health. Sleep apnea sufferers also have an increased risk of getting in a car accident after falling asleep at the wheel.
Your sleep appliance is worn like a mouth guard at night, and is specially designed to gently shift the lower jaw forward, preventing the airway from collapsing and allowing the user to breathe comfortably throughout the night – without the need for a CPAP machine or invasive surgery! If you’re looking for a CPAP alternative, or if any of the above signs and symptoms sound familiar, we would love to speak with you about sleep apnea treatment with oral appliance therapy.
There are many benefits in treating your sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy versus a CPAP machine or invasive surgery. Oral appliance therapy is:
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