Getting quality sleep is very valuable, but can be interrupted by sleep disorders such as sleep apnea. Sleep apnea robs you of a good night of sleep and leaves you feeling drowsy throughout the day. Millions of Americans suffer from sleep apnea.
Symptoms of Sleep Apnea:
- Drowsiness throughout the day
- Never feeling fully rested
- Loud snoring
- Waking up choking/gasping for air
- Waking with dry mouth
- Difficulty focusing throughout the day
- Changes in mood
- Morning headaches
If you can relate with many of these symptoms, find out if you are suffering from sleep apnea and let our team help you get a good night of rest! There are many causes of sleep apnea and your dentist can help determine the best possible treatment for you. Finding the right solution could help you sleep better and live better.
Mandibular Advancement Device (MAD)
One treatment of sleep apnea is the Mandibular Advancement Device. Sleep apnea occurs when the airways are not open enough while you sleep. This device is a mouthpiece that is used to position the jaw in a way that helps ensure that your airways are not being blocked while you sleep. If you are a candidate for the Mandibular Advancement Device, it could make a big difference in helping you get a good night of rest.