Identifying Common Sleep Apnea Symptoms

If you have no one who can alert you to your tendency to snore, how can you know if sleep apnea affects you? While snoring may be a commonly recognized sign of poor sleep health, there are other issues that you should know about. Recognizing them can help you recognize the need for treatment, which can lead to better rest and overall health! Dr. Stewart is ready to provide sleep apnea treatment for people in the Livonia/Detroit, MI area. With the right approach to care, we can address your nightly difficulties. What might surprise you is how we can often address these difficulties through oral appliance therapy, which means you will not have to wear a CPAP machine at night. (more…)

What To Look Forward To After You Address Sleep Apnea

For someone who has not taken steps to address sleep apnea, each day can feel long and tiring. Sleep apnea is often associated with snoring, but there are other health concerns that you should be aware of if you think this problem is affecting you. Those problems include fatigue, a lack of focus, and increased difficulty managing your physical and mental health. Sleep apnea sufferers can also have a harder time managing their blood pressure. Fortunately, treatment can put these problems behind you. At our Livonia/Detroit, MI dentist’s office, we can recommend oral appliance therapy for obstructive sleep apnea, or recommend treatment with a CPAP machine when necessary. (more…)

Sleep Apnea Treatment Can Address Your Struggle With Fatigue

How often does fatigue affect your ability to complete your work for the day? Due feelings of exhaustion make it harder for you to focus, or make you more dependent on caffeine? Fatigue can be a frustrating problem, but it can be particularly worrying when you have fatigue despite seemingly sleeping a healthy amount each night. You may have an issue with chronic fatigue because of sleep apnea. This condition stops you from staying asleep at night by interfering with your breathing, forcing you to break your rest cycle. To combat this problem, talk to your Livonia/Detroit, MI dentist about your treatment options. For those impacted by obstructive sleep apnea, we can provide a custom oral appliance that prevents breathing interference and lets you stay at rest! (more…)

Learn More About Oral Appliance Therapy And Sleep Apnea

When you start to learn about the effects of sleep apnea, you may make two important discoveries. One is that this problem can have more effects on your physical health than you realize, and the other is that this condition could be the cause of different concerns you have about your health and energy levels! Patients at our Livonia/Detroit, MI dental office can learn something else:  With oral appliance therapy, we can address issues with sleep apnea without using a CPAP machine! For those dealing with obstructive sleep apnea, a custom oral appliance can stop breathing disruptions that interfere with your ability to enjoy truly restful sleep. (more…)

Should You Arrange A Sleep Apnea Assessment?

Is it time for you to look into sleep apnea treatment? While people often look at snoring as one of the major signs of sleep apnea, there are other issues that you can watch out for if you think sleep troubles are affecting you. This condition affects your ability to fully rest at night, which can lead to problems with daily fatigue, a lack of concentration, and difficulties managing other physical and mental health conditions. Our Livonia/Detroit, MI dental office is prepared to discuss sleep apnea treatment with you. With oral appliance therapy, we can give you a means of preventing nightly breathing obstructions that affect your rest, health, and quality of life! (more…)

Managing Problems With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

When you experience issues with obstructive sleep apnea, you lose the ability to stay asleep through the night. This creates problems for your well-being because it disrupts your rest cycle, a physical process that helps your body go through the recuperative process we are supposed to enjoy during sleep. To resolve problems with obstructive sleep apnea, it is necessary to stop soft tissues in your throat from blocking your breathing passages. Oral appliance therapy can be an effective solution to this problem. At our Livonia/Detroit, MI area dental office, Dr. Stewart can recommend oral appliance therapy to stop problems with your breathing so that you can once again rest soundly and properly. (more…)

Is Sleep Apnea Contributing To Your High Blood Pressure?

When it is not addressed, an issue with high blood pressure can negatively affect your overall health by straining your heart as well as your cardiovascular system. In time, this will make you more likely to experience problems with heart disease! While people often focus on diet and exercise as actions to take to control high blood pressure, you may want to look into the potential link between your troubles and sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a nightly breathing issue that can interfere with your ability to complete your rest cycles. In addition to causing problems like snoring, daytime fatigue, and other concerns, this condition can raise a person’s blood pressure. Your Livonia/Detroit, MI dentist can talk to you about the potential effect of sleep apnea on your health, and on how the problem can be treated. (more…)

How Oral Appliance Therapy Can Help Someone Who Snores

People who snore often feel embarrassed about their problem, and some will even let that embarrassment interfere with their pursuit of treatment. What might surprise you is that your dentist may be able to resolve this issue for you! At our Livonia/Detroit, MI dental office, we can recommend oral appliance therapy to keep your breathing passages clear during the night. This appliance gently changes the position of your jaw so that soft tissues in your throat no longer create obstructions that lead to noisy, sometimes difficult breathing. You should know that snoring can be more than just embarrassing – it can also be a sign that you suffer from sleep apnea, a condition that can negatively affect your health. (more…)

Should You Bring Questions About Sleep Apnea To A Dentist?

In the course of an appointment with your dentist, you can talk about more than just whether or not you have any cavities that need to be treated. Many people are surprised at just how much their dental practice can do to help them. At our Livonia/Detroit, MI area dentist’s office, Dr. Stewart is prepared to help you if you struggle with sleep apnea. The condition of sleep apnea can take a serious toll on your well-being. In addition to being the reason why many people snore, sleep apnea can negatively impact your blood pressure, interfere with your ability to feel well-rested, and generally hurt your quality of life. We offer treatments to support our patients who struggle with this problem. In fact, for those who are affected by obstructive sleep apnea, we can recommend oral appliance therapy, a treatment approach that does not require a CPAP machine to give you back your ability to sleep soundly. (more…)

Are You Familiar With The Symptoms Of Sleep Apnea?

If you ask someone to list the symptoms of sleep apnea, you may not be surprised to hear snoring near or at the top of their list. With that said, there are several symptoms that someone could list, many of which can seriously intrude on a person’s quality of life. For those who sleep alone and have no one to tell them that they snore, knowing these symptoms can be particularly important for recognizing that something is wrong. Sleep apnea sufferers can experience issues we often associate with sleep deprivation. They can also have a more difficult time with high blood pressure. If you have reason to suspect that you suffer from sleep apnea, let your Livonia/Detroit, MI dentist know! Through oral appliance therapy or a CPAP machine, we can restore your ability to breathe through the night and enjoy proper sleep. (more…)