Are you interested in treating sleep apnea? If you are suffering from sleep apnea, it means that you have irregular breathing patterns while you sleep. Although snoring is often associated with sleep apnea, just because you snore it does not mean you are guaranteed to suffer from the condition as well. However, if you are suffering from sleep apnea, it is important to have it treated as soon as possible as it can lead to serious ailments including high blood pressure, heart attacks, and strokes.
The best treatments for sleep apnea include adjusting your sleeping habits. This may be as simple as changing the position in which you sleep. However, if that does not work, oral health devices in the form of CPAPs, also known as continuous positive air pressure devices, as well as other oral appliances, can help. You can help shifting and support your jaw and open up air passages so you can breathe while sleeping. Furthermore, surgery can often be used as well to open up airways if other treatment options have proven to be unsuccessful.
If you are suffering from sleep apnea, visit the office of Aspire Surgical. We are here to help you with your oral & maxillofacial needs. You’re welcome to call us at 801-487-3264 to schedule an appointment at our office in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Joseph Fullmer and our team await!