Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Did you know that approximately 18-30 million adults suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)? At Mint Hill Dentistry, we evaluate and create a customized sleep dentistry treatment plan for people suffering from sleep apnea and snoring. This may include our advanced at-home sleep study that can measure your oxygen levels, heart rate, REM sleep and other metrics.

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Dr. Roupas discusses Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the process for developing a personalized plan for treatment.

Signs and Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

OSA is a life-long condition that can affect your sleep, health and general quality of life. Many people diagnosed with OSA also have trouble with other health problems including diabetes and heart disease.

During the night if you have any loud snoring, gasping for air, grinding your teeth, are startled awake or are generally restless, you may need to be tested. During the day if you suffer from headaches in the morning, depression, high blood pressure or excessive daytime sleepiness, you need to consider being evaluated for apnea.

Signs and Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

OSA is a life-long condition that can affect your sleep, health and general quality of life. Many people diagnosed with OSA also have trouble with other health problems including diabetes and heart disease.

During the night if you have any loud snoring, gasping for air, grinding your teeth, are startled awake or are generally restless, you may need to be tested. During the day if you suffer from headaches in the morning, depression, high blood pressure or excessive daytime sleepiness, you need to consider being evaluated for apnea.

Treatment for Sleep Apnea

With successful treatment you can feel more refreshed during the day, enjoy your activities, perform better at your workplace and rest better at night – not to mention that your spouse can stop wearing ear plugs!

SomnoMed

Treatment consists of wearing a customized oral appliance that opens the airway to allow for increased flow of oxygen while you sleep. The main appliance used in our office is SomnoMed – one of the world leaders in Continuous Open Airway Therapy. Please visit their website for more information on sleep apnea and how their appliance can help.

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