Don’t Let Snoring And Sleep Apnea Ruin Your Life [BLOG]

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If you can’t remember the last time you felt like you woke up feeling rested and refreshed, then it might be time to do something about your dangerous sleep apnea condition. You don’t have to go on feeling tired, enduring requent headaches, hearing about your disruptive snoring from your spouse, or taking chances with those frequent night-time breathing stoppages. Those are all common symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea. It’s nothing to take lightly, but it can be treated effectively at our Attleboro, MA dentist office. To learn about our sleep dentistry treatment options, call 774-225-0618 to set up a consultation at Attleboro Family Dental Care.

Bring Your Sleep Apnea Nightmare To An End

Simply put: sleep apnea is bad for your love life, and even worse for your health.

People with sleep apnea are known to face a greater risk of a variety of issues. These include (but are not limited to) strokes, heart attacks, and cardiovascular disease. They are more likely to have high blood pressure as well. There have even been a few high-profile deaths linked to sleep apnea: legendary musician Jerry Garcia and all-star athlete Reggie White, for example.

Here’s something else to consider: since sleep deprivation is a side effect of untreated sleep apnea, people with this condition are more likely to experience daytime sleepiness. Car crashes, and on the job accidents could result from what you may dismiss as simple snoring.

By doing something about your condition, rather than nothing, you’ll be doing yourself, and everyone you come in close contact with, a huge favor. That’s where we come in, by creating a special oral appliance that allows you to rest easy, so to speak.

A Viable Treatment From The Dentist

Here’s the thing: sleep apnea is a condition that can cause a person to actually stop breathing, not once, but  hundreds of times each and every night. That’s a staggering statistic. With obstructive sleep apnea, this happens because someone’s airway becomes blocked when they drift off to la-la-land.

In order to address this situation, you have to find a way to keep your airway open. Many patients are given a CPAP machine to get the job done. However, this involves wearing a mask that pushes air into your mouth or nose to keep your airway open. When used correctly, it will allow you to continue breathing so you can get the deep sleep that you need. That said, it is very invasive, and it is noisy at night.

Our oral appliance won’t do you like that. It’s designed to shift the position of your lower jaw. This keeps your airway open, so you can keep breathing. That lets you reach the stages of deep sleep. It also means you’ll snore a lot less (if at all), so your spouse can get a good night’s rest as well. There won’t be any machines or Darth Vader noises required to get back on track, and stay there.

Call To Get Healthier Sleep + A Happier Life

We hope you have been inspired to talk to one of our qualified doctors in Attleboro, MA about our treatment for your obstructive sleep apnea. Find out if you need a sleep test to diagnose your condition. Then, take action to get some well-deserved rest. Call 774-225-0618 now or contact us online to request an easy consultation with our team. You’ll be glad you did.

 

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