Sleep Dentistry

The Warning Sound of a Snore. Snoring may seem innocuous (except to the person who has to endure hearing it all night long), but it can actually be an indication of a greater problem. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the airway collapses during sleep, resulting in the snoring sound. Because it occurs at night, it often goes undiagnosed, leaving sufferers to experience the following chronic health problems.

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What are the risks?

There are many underlying risks of Sleep Apnea that most patients aren’t even aware about.  Some of the most dangerous are:

Diabetes

People with OSA have an increased chance of diabetes, as well as other issues such as hypertension and stroke.

Heart Health

Increased chance of having heart disease and even heart attacks!

Mood Disorders

You’re more likely to have mood disorders such as depression or anxiety.

Personal Safety

You are more prone to accidents at work, on the road, or at home due to excessive sleepiness.

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Take our quick, 15 second quiz to discover your risk level for Obstructive Sleep Apnea and get a head start on reclaiming your sleep, and your LIFE!

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Should You Be Worried?

While snoring is the most common symptom of sleep apnea, it can also be associated with allergies, colds, sinus infections, and other passing illnesses. If you snore and display any of the following symptoms, you may want to participate in a sleep study.

  • Dry throat and mouth upon waking
  • Nighttime tooth grinding
  • Morning headaches
  • Gasping for air during the night
  • Daytime irritability
  • Persistent exhaustion
  • Lack of concentration
  • Memory loss

Enjoy Optimal Health Through Dentistry

If the list of symptoms and OSA-related health problems are setting off alarms, we have good news. At Smiles by Holsinger & Higgins, we can provide relief for your obstructive sleep apnea. An oral appliance to be worn at night is just one of the ways we can help you have the restful night’s sleep that is necessary to be your healthiest self.

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The Keep on Smiling Club Prevention Plans are designed for patients who do not have dental insurance or need more than $1000 in dental care.

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The Keep on Smiling Club Prevention Plans are designed for patients who do not have dental insurance or need more than $1000 in dental care.

*Additional details apply, please click the ‘learn more’ button for more information.