Is snoring interrupting your sleep…or someone elses?
people and tell stories of how their snoring actually vibrates walls. However, for many families, this is no
joking matter! Snoring often deprives others of sleep and often leads to couples having separate bedrooms.
hear it, and those that do, usually don’t recognize it as a danger signal
(OSA), which deprives the body of proper oxygen, putting people at a higher risk for high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes, diabetes and earlier onset of dementia.
solution with a medically-approved, custom designed and fitted dental appliance. The dental mouthpieces used as a
treatment for sleep apnea are small, comfortable. and convenient and extremely portable with no tubing,
no mask and no electricity, and no noise!
What Makes the Snoring Noise?
Obstructive Sleep Apnea or drugs that induce sleepor alcohol consumption.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can occur in any age group, but the prevalence increases between middle
and older age. It occurs across the general population in a prevalence similar to diabetes and asthma. Men and women with large neck sizes, overweight people and middle-aged and post menopausal women have a higher risk factor for developing OSA
About 24 percent of men and nine percent of women have the breathing symptoms of OSA with or without
About 80 percent to 90 percent of adults with OSA remain undiagnosed!
The primary effect of sleep deprivation is excessive daytime sleepiness. A sleep deprived person is likely to fall asleep when forced to sit still in a quiet or monotonous situation. such as during a meeting or class or as a driver of a car driving long distances or waiting at a red light.
This degree of severe sleepiness is a serious safety hazard causing drowsy driving and workplace injuries and even death!
The other effectsof sleep deprivation are widespread and include effects on our mood such as irritability, lack of motivation, anxiety, symptoms of depression and marital discord.
People’s dailyperformance is most noticeably affected. It quite often is manifested as lack of concentration, attention
deficits, slower reaction times, poor decisions and increased errors
Lack of energy, fatigue, restlessness, forgetfulness and lack of coordination are all signs you may be suffering from daytime fatigue syndrome and sleep apnea.
The goodnews is that specially trained dentists canhelp with effective treatment options to stop snoring and sleep apnea. The solution is a custom made adjustable dental appliance. Snoring and Sleep Apnea are often eliminated or substantially minimized for almost all patients who use this dental appliance.
Oral appliance therapy is recommended by TheAmerican Association of Sleep Medicine as
a first line of treatment for mild or moderate sleep apnea and for severe sleep apnea when CPAP is not tolerable or indicated.
Acustom fitted dental sleep appliance will:
• Ensure a good nights sleep for your bed partner and
ensure that you spend the night in the same room
• Help prevent heart disease, sudden cardiac death. high blood pressure.
stroke, diabetes, depression. memory loss and even erectile dysfunction.
• Help prevent driving and
caused by the excessive daytime sleepiness related to sleep apnea
• Provide an alternative for the 25 -
60% of people with sleep apnea who cannot tolerate or would rather not use a
Board Certified by the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine.