We placed the first oral appliance for the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea in August 1998 and have helped many patients to enjoy a much healthier life ever since. Oral Appliance is covered by Medicare and most medical insurance.
It is important to consult a dentist experienced with the use of oral appliances. Whenever the jaw is moved, there is risk of creating discomfort or a “TMJ” (jaw joint) problem. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends that the treating dentist “must be capable of treating TMJ Dysfunction.
Talk With Your Doctor, Obstructive Sleep apnea is a serious condition and individuals with OSA may not be aware they have a problem. If someone close to you has spoken of your loud snoring and has noticed that you often wake up abruptly, gasping for air, you should consult a dentist with experience and training in sleep apnea treatment. We can help.
Drowsy drivers cause more fatalities per accident than drunk drivers.
-Up to 90% of sufferers go undiagnosed.
-Untreated sleep apnea can reduce average lifespan by 18 years.
-Sleep Apnea exacerbates Diabetes, High Blood Pressure and stress on the heart.
-Sleep deprivation elevates Cortisol, stress Hormone that Regulates Insulin, Inflammation and immune system.