Sleep Apnea Treatment
What is Sleep Apnea Treatment?
Sleep apnea is a serious condition that affects millions of people worldwide. There are many factors that can contribute to the condition, but it generally involves the soft tissues at the back of the throat collapsing over the airway. This causes a patient with sleep apnea to have short disruptions in their breathing at night. In order to correct the problem, we recommend wearing a sleep apnea oral device.
Why is Sleep Apnea Treatment needed?
If you don’t treat your sleep apnea, the condition can eventually affect every aspect of your life. You might be too tired to function during the day, which can get in the way of your career and family life. You might even be disruptive to your family, since the snoring can keep them up all throughout the night. The best way to improve the quality of your sleep and life is for you to wear a device each night that keeps the airway properly open.
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Bellevue Dental Square uses the Respire Pink device to assist patients suffering from sleep apnea. Respire Pink AT features a simplified titration mechanism with a special user-friendly adjustment key, and has an ergonomic design with telescopic hardware that’s fully personalized and optimized for comfort and performance
Who is a candidate for Sleep Apnea Treatment?
We can examine your mouth and throat area as well as talk about the symptoms you’re experiencing. We will review your health and medical history to determine if treatment is right for your needs. The treatment we have available is best for individuals who have mild to moderate sleep apnea symptoms. If you have more severe sleep apnea, it is typically best to seek out more aggressive treatment options.
What happens during Sleep Apnea Treatment?
The first step is to take impressions of your teeth and gums. These molds are used to make a special device just for you. The device works by bringing your upper jaw forward to keep the airway open. You will find that this eliminates the apnea symptoms that you have each night. The only way for this device to work effectively is for it to be worn nightly. We can replace the device as it begins to show signs of wear or damage.
If you think you might benefit from sleep apnea treatment, call us today so that we can get you in for a consultation appointment as soon as possible.