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Sleep Apnea and Snoring Treatment

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We can’t underestimate the value of sleep for our health. It’s crucial for a healthy body and a healthy life, and when that’s interrupted by something like sleep apnea, it can cause trouble. Sleep apnea is a disorder where you have pauses while breathing or shallow breaths as you sleep. The most common type of sleep apnea is obstructive sleep apnea, which is when your airway actually collapses or gets blocked resulting in that interference with your breathing. The effects of this sleep disorder reach much further than exhaustion during the day or loud snoring at night; sleep apnea has actually been linked to high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.

You may wonder why you would need to see a dentist to treat your sleep apnea. We can create a custom oral device as an effective treatment solution for those with mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnea! We’d love to help you get back to the days of restful nights, rejuvenated days, and a healthier future.

Signs of Sleep Apnea

Even though sleep apnea occurs, well, while you sleep, there are still some symptoms you can be on the lookout for when you wake up and check for throughout the day. If you sleep with a partner, they may be able to let you know if they notice any of the following, too. (They might be too eager to tell you, in fact!) Here are some of the most common signs of sleep apnea:

  • Snoring
  • Waking up abruptly with shortness of breath
  • Dry mouth or sore throat upon waking
  • Morning headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty paying attention
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia
  • Weight gain

If any of these ring a bell, then don’t wait for sleep apnea to cause even more damage to your health. Contact CarolinasDentist so we can come up with a sleep apnea treatment plan that’s right for you.

Oral Appliance Therapy—Alternative to CPAP

CPAP may be the standard when it comes to treating sleep apnea, but it’s not your only option. We provide oral appliance therapy as a less-invasive alternative that’s great for those who either have mild sleep apnea or who simply can’t tolerate the CPAP.

The oral appliance is a removable mouthpiece that you put in like you would a mouthguard or retainer. It stabilizes your tongue and repositions your jaw to prevent your airway from collapse and improve airflow. Many patients prefer oral appliance therapy because it doesn’t require them to make a drastic lifestyle change.

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    8/06/2021

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    6/26/2021

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    9/15/2021

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    4/20/2021
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    I have to say everyone at Carolina Dentist is extremely nice and so pleasant. I’m not one for dentists just like most people and because of unforeseen medical issues I had to put that part of taking care of my teeth on hold. We are relatively new to the area... Read More

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    6/10/2021
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    8/19/2021

    Victoria did an excellent job in my in-depth cleaning today. She was very caring of my needs and was super fun to talk with. The best part was she gave me a blanket to cuddle in until my cleaning was done 🙂 Dr. Zukerman is very knowledgeable and explain procedures... Read More

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    5/13/2021

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