Dental Sleep Medicine of Farmington Hills Family Dentistry provides an FDA approved CPAP alternative for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). Accodring to the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine over 30 Million people have OSA.
Common signs of sleep apnea include snoring and gasping or choking sounds during sleep. It can occur to women and men who have a narrow airway or misaligned jaw.
- High blood pressure
- Heart disease
- Chronic Acid Reflux
- Erectile Dysfunction,
It can cause you to have excessive daytime sleepiness and fatigue, morning headaches and memory loss.
We will get rid of that noisy CPAP machine that you and your significant other hate and make you an oral appliance.
Research shows that oral appliance therapy is an effective treatment option for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. An oral appliance is worn in the mouth only while you sleep and fits like a sports mouth guard or an orthodontic retainer. Oral appliances support your jaw in a forward position to help maintain an open upper airway.
Many patients consider a sleep apnea appliance to be more comfortable to wear than a CPAP mask. Oral appliances also are quiet, portable and easy to care for