Sleep Apnea and Snoring
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If you experience breathing pauses or snore in the middle of the night, then you might be suffering from sleep apnea.
Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or cases of infrequent or shallow breathing during sleep. There are many factors that cause sleep apnea, which is why there are different treatments for this condition.
Risks Related to Sleep Apnea
In cases of obstructive sleep apnea where the tongue falls to the back of the throat. This causes blockage in the airway during sleep. In this condition, dental sleep apnea can be placed to achieve a comfortable yet effective treatment. This device can hold the jaw and position it forward during sleep to open the airway. This will allow patients to have a better and safer sleep.
When you come in for your consultation at Bram Country, our sleep apnea specialist will assess your needs and create a customized treatment plan to help you with your condition and decrease your risk for more serious side effects.
To learn more about sleep apnea and how we can help you, please contact our Bram Country office to set up an appointment.