Obstructive sleep apnea can impact as many as 12 million people in the United States. But what causes sleep apnea to develop? How does this impact your health and ability to sleep? Understanding the factors behind OSA can help you make changes in your life to sleep better, or to know when you should see the dentist to discuss treatment options.
Without treatment, sleep apnea can lead to a greater risk of high blood pressure, stroke, and heart attack. Often, we recommend a continuous positive airway pressure machine, or CPAP, to treat the issue. How does a CPAP machine work?
Obstructive sleep apnea does more than just deprive of us sleep, the disorder also increases the risk of serious health complications. Often, we can treat OSA with an oral splint. How does an oral appliance treat sleep apnea?
Sleep apnea impacts millions of people in the United States, causing poor sleep and a number of other complications. By treating the issue, you can sleep better and enjoy improved quality of life. Do you need treatment for obstructive sleep apnea?
If you suffer from sleep apnea, as up to 12 million people in the United States do, then you may have trouble sleeping. As a result, you can feel exhausted and develop a number of serious complications. How does sleep apnea impact people? What can you do to recognize and stop it?
When you encounter one or more symptoms of sleep apnea, you can take a sleep assessment on our website. If one or more questions match your experiences, you can visit our office for a diagnosis and to discuss treatment options. But what are the common symptoms of this sleep disorder?
If you have obstructive sleep apnea, then you may have trouble sleeping and might experience a number of uncomfortable symptoms. How do we stop sleep apnea? After diagnosing the issue, we can recommend treatment options and lifestyle changes to help stop sleep apnea.
Obstructive sleep apnea, also known as OSA, can lead to a number of serious complications, including exhaustion due to sleep loss. Often, factors in our day-to-day life can increase the risk of developing the disorder. What changes should you make to reduce your chances of developing sleep apnea?
Dr. James Stewart understands that in the world of dentistry, things can move quickly. He often completes continuing education course to learn about new treatments and the latest technologies for addressing oral health concerns, such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Currently, Dr. Stewart is undergoing training in orthotropics, to help prevent the onset of sleep disorders in young children later in life.
We need our sleep! Without proper rest, we can be irritable, have trouble functioning at work or school, and watch our quality of life drop. However, millions of people in the United States have trouble sleeping due to a serious disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). If you think you could be at risk, we recommend undergoing a sleep assessment. How does the sleep assessment work?