Sleep Apnea

Have you had extremely unrestful sleep lately? Have you suddenly developed unusually loud snoring? Sometimes these symptoms can be caused by sleep apnea.

This condition can interrupt your breathing many times per night. It can make you partially wake up without remembering it, robbing you of much-needed rest. You could get up in the morning with a headache, dry throat, and excessive sleepiness.

If you could have sleep apnea, call East Valley Dental Care right away! We don’t want you to suffer through sleepless nights any longer or to put yourself in danger.

Sleep Deprivation May Put You at Risk

Sleep apnea might make you snore louder, but from there the effects get more serious:

  • High risk of falling asleep at the wheel (three times higher than the average American).
  • Memory and concentration problems.
  • Confusion.
  • Uncontrollable daytime drowsiness.
  • Unexplained weight gain.
  • Headaches and migraines.
  • Hand tremors.
  • Muscle aches and fatigue.
  • Irritability, frustration, and mood swings.

Because sleep apnea interrupts your breathing, you get less oxygen than you need while you’re sleeping. That hurts your overall health. Oxygen deprivation can cause conditions that include:

  • Diabetes.
  • Heart problems.
  • Depression.
  • High blood pressure.

If you have any of the symptoms we listed—or several at once—come to East Valley Dental Care. It could be a dental issue! Some sleep apnea is caused by an airway obstruction that can be fixed with a dental appliance.

Find out the cause of your sleep apnea as soon as you can. Get restful, peaceful nights again! Call us today.

How Is Sleep Apnea Treated?

For the simplest cases of sleep apnea, we can help you learn some lifestyle changes, which can include sleeping in a different position, stopping smoking, losing weight, and others.

For other cases, we can use an oral appliance to change the position of your jaw and open the airway. That stops the loud snoring and sleep interruptions. A CPAP machine can also assist a patient’s breathing and get him or her the oxygen needed.

We are ready to help you determine which treatment will help you rest easily again.

Treat Your Sleep Apnea, So You Can Get Your Rest

Contact us right now if you think you have sleep apnea. You’ve lived with these symptoms for too long. Imagine having restful sleep again and a better quality of life every day. Call East Valley Dental Care for help now.