Sleep Apnea Appliances Lakewood Colorado
Sleep is very essential for healthy living. When a person does not get sufficient sleep, his/her quality of life reduces and life-threatening diseases can arise. Sleep apnea, a condition characterized by loud snoring and breathing pauses during sleep, has been one of the most common causes of sleep deprivation in the United States. The condition has been a major public health concern. A person who suffers from sleep apnea experiences fatigue, daytime drowsiness, finds it difficult to concentrate on daily activities and can have a headache. Sleep apnea is known to increase blood pressure, cause heart problems and increase the risk of stroke. It is a condition that requires immediate medical attention. Dentists are professionals who work with physicians to help patients diagnose and treat sleep apnea.
Our doctor offers sleep apnea appliances at our Lakewood, CO office. Through thorough diagnosis and treatment, we help patients get better sleep. The appliance is designed to be fit over the teeth of the patient in such a way that the jaw moves slightly forward, opening up the airway of the patient during sleep. Sleep apnea appliances are convenient to use and should be worn by the patient during sleep. Visit our dental office to know more about how sleep apnea appliance can improve your quality of sleep.