Are you or a loved one a chronic snorer? Do you find it difficult to stay asleep?
You or your loved one may have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a condition that occurs when tissues block airway passages, which make it difficult to breathe. If left untreated, sleep apnea can lead to cardiovascular disease and other heart problems. There are several symptoms of sleep apnea to look out for.
Common Signs of Sleep Apnea
Look for the signs that you or a loved one may have sleep apnea. Major symptoms can include:
- Chronic headaches
- Memory loss
If you have noticed these symptoms, schedule an appointment at Payette Dental. Dr. Brock Hyder will assess your health and work with you to plan custom treatment.
Treating Sleep Apnea
Dr. Hyder of Payette Dental offers oral appliance therapy to his patients. Oral appliances can be worn at night to treat sleep apnea at the source. Made of soft plastic or hard acrylic, oral appliances are custom-fit to each patient and their specific needs. Oral appliances reposition the lower jaw and tongue to stabilize the jaw and open up airways. also increases the tongue’s muscle tone and decreases the risk of heart disease.
Schedule an Appointment
Treat sleep apnea at the source to prevent further sleep problems. Call Dr. Hyder and his team at 208.243.9807 today for a consultation.