Sleep Apnea Treatment From Your Aurora Dentist

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  • Sleep properly
  • Your loved ones will thank you
  • Breathe well while you sleep
  • Wake up feeling refreshed
  • Lower risk of other health problems.

Is your snoring keeping a loved one up a night? Are you feeling a bit sluggish in the morning? You’re one of many. According to research, nearly half of adults snore sometimes, and 25% are habitual snorers.  But it doesn’t have to get you down any longer. Your dentist in Aurora offers effective sleep apnea treatment to help you regain your energy and experience a night of more restful sleep.

What leads to snoring?

Weak muscles in the throat and tongue are at the root of the problem. When the tongue falls back and hits the back of your throat, it blocks airflow as you breathe. At the same time, your tongue and throat vibrate as you breathe, which results in snoring. For some people, the glands above the roof of the mouth and tonsils are responsible for snoring.

A condition known as obstructive sleep apnea can be debilitating. It results in a stop-and-start breathing pattern throughout the night. Other symptoms that can arise include gasps for air, dry mouth, insomnia, and snoring.

An oral appliance from your Aurora dentist may be the solution

If a sleep specialist determines you’re suffering from sleep apnea, we may recommend wearing an oral appliance known as a mandibular advancement device. Otherwise known as a dental sleep device, it’s the most popular kind of appliance. It moves the lower jaw ahead to ensure the throat muscles stay tight in place. As a result, you’re able to breathe easily.

Ready to get a good night’s sleep and protect your oral health in the process? Give our compassionate Aurora dentist and team a call. We’ll get you in for a no-obligation consultation and help you make an informed decision that you’ll be happy with.

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