Snoring and Sleep Apnea
An excessive amount of snoring may simply be a hassle, disturbing sleep for both the patient and his/her partner, however what many people don’t know is that snoring may suggest a condition known as sleep apnea is occurring. Sleep apnea is the obstruction of the respiration flow between the voice box and the nose which has the ability to decrease oxygen in the blood to alarmingly low levels.
Therapies for substantial snoring and sleep apnea are available at Bay Dental Health. We offer a custom made dental appliances that is used to decrease or prevent the disturbing nighttime noises and health risks associated with these sleep disorders. For numerous of our patients with snoring conditions, we offer the Lamberg Sleep Well Device, which works by re-positioning the lower jaw and tongue forward, opening the breathing path and hindering snoring.