Have you ever heard of sleep apnea? Did you know sleep apnea is a common disorder for patients of all ages, especially men over the age of 40? Sleep apnea is typically characterized by sleeping disruptions due to obstructed Airways. Obstructive sleep apnea is caused when your airway is blocked. Central sleep apnea occurs when signals from your brain fail to reach the breathing muscles in your chest properly. Both forms of sleep apnea are tradable.
If previous treatments have not been working, including oral appliances or CPAP machines, come in and see us for alternative methods. If you exhibit any signs of extreme drowsiness, personality changes, difficulties while sleeping or staying asleep, snoring or symptoms of snoring, sore throats, or morning headaches, you may be suffering from sleep apnea.
If you have a deviated septum, any air blockages or obstructions, a small jaw, large tonsils, an abnormally large tongue, or a family history of sleep apnea, you may be at an increased risk for sleep apnea. In some situations, allergies or sinus issues can lead to sleep apnea. If you think you may be suffering from sleep apnea, or are at an increased risk for the disorder, please visit us soon for a complete oral examination.
To schedule an oral exam for sleep apnea disorder at Aspire Surgical, simply book an appointment at our office in Salt Lake City, Utah, with Dr. Mark Ryser or Dr. Richard Shamo. We can be reached at 801-487-3264. Achieve the healthy smile you’ve always dreamed of with our help now.