Loud snoring, excessive daytime fatigue, dry mouth upon waking and sleep troubles may indicate a common, yet potentially serious, sleep disorder: sleep apnea. If these and other troublesome symptoms interrupt your quality of life—whether awake or asleep—it’s a good idea to seek diagnosis and treatment for this condition before it further impacts your health.
Get a FREE Consultation for the Right Sleep Apnea Treatment
Chronic sleep problems not only make it harder to function on a day-to-day basis, but regular sleep trouble can result in or worsen other health issues. Sleep apnea occurs when your breathing becomes obstructed during the night, causing episodes of interrupted or halted airflow, loud snoring, and gasping for air while asleep.
Silverdale Dental Center believes everyone deserves a good night’s rest, whether you suffer from sleep apnea or love someone who does. Our practice offers several oral and dental treatments for snoring and sleep apnea. Call today to schedule your complimentary consultation to help you explore your solutions, so you and your household can start sleeping more soundly.
Snoring and Sleep Apnea Treatments
Our sleep apnea remedies can address the signs and symptoms of this disorder whether you’re in need of a short-term fix or a long-term solution:
- Nighttime Mouth Guard | Using high-grade, durable material, we create a custom-fit mouth guard based on your unique smile to minimize nighttime snoring and support optimal airflow while you’re asleep.
- Invisalign® Treatment | If crowded teeth, a narrow bite, or dental misalignments are causing obstructive sleep apnea, our Invisalign® treatments can provide long-lasting relief to remedy the symptoms of sleep apnea in some cases.
- NightLase Treatment | Soft tissues of the tongue and palate often grow relaxed while asleep and obstruct airflow. With the NightLase LightWalker laser treatment, we can painlessly and gently firm your soft tissues and open your airway to allow you to breathe easier through the night.
Personalized Sleep Apnea Solutions for the Best Possible Treatment
With sleep apnea, no two cases are exactly alike. What works for one patient may not work for another, and it may take some trial and error to find the solution that works best for you. We consider a variety of inputs when determining the best treatment solution for each of our patients, including their dental structure, medical history, body composition and anatomy, budget, and individual concerns.
Sleep apnea treatments at Silverdale Dental Center are always customized for each patient, so you can enjoy truly effective results on your path toward better, more restful sleep. We take the time to answer all of your questions and make sure you’re aware of all the treatment options available for you and your case.
Will I Need an Oral Surgeon?
Sleep apnea can be treated with non-invasive, removable treatments and procedures. In most instances, the symptoms of sleep apnea can be eliminated entirely with simpler, straightforward treatments. Should these treatment options be ineffective in treating sleep apnea, oral surgery can be a solution to structural problems that cannot otherwise be solved.
Symptoms of Sleep Apnea
While not everyone who snores has sleep apnea, the following signs and symptoms may signal the presence of this disorder:
- Loud or frequent snoring
- Breathing interruptions while asleep
- Frequent morning headaches
- Chronic dry mouth after waking
- Persistent daytime fatigue
- Irritability and mood swings
- Sleep challenges, including insomnia
- Frequent nighttime wakeups
These symptoms can disrupt your ability to function and remain healthy over a long period of time. Diagnosis and treatment can go a long way in helping you to feel better and achieve more restorative sleep.
How Do You Determine if I Have Sleep Apnea?
Only a qualified professional can adequately diagnose sleep apnea. A sleep specialist can perform a variety of tests to diagnose this condition, which may require referral to a sleep disorder clinic. We collaborate with industry-leading specialists to accurately diagnose and treat cases of sleep apnea to ensure comprehensive, personalized care.
How Will a Dental Sleep Device Help Me?
Dental devices help to keep your airways open and eliminate obstructions. These devices, when worn and fitted correctly, keep your mouth, tongue, teeth, and jaws in ideal alignment to prevent soft tissue collapse and airway blockages. This not only reduces or eliminates snoring but can also reduce the other symptoms of sleep apnea, such as daytime tiredness and breathing trouble.
How To Find a Sleep Apnea Doctor Near Me
Our practice connects you to specialists who can conduct proper testing and analysis to evaluate for sleep apnea. We work together to find the right treatment solution for your case depending on what is necessary for the management and treatment of your condition.
Call Today for Your FREE Snoring and Sleep Apnea Consultation
Don’t delay in seeking treatment for snoring or sleep apnea. Call Silverdale Dental Center to schedule your complimentary appointment!