At Hidden Lake Dental, we provide comprehensive solutions to improve both your oral health and overall well being. If you suffer from a serious condition known as obstructive sleep apnea, our team of professionals can help. We provide oral appliance therapy to reduce the risks associated with this sleep disorder, helping you enjoy better health and a better night’s rest.
North Brunswick Sleep Apnea
When you sleep, all the muscles in your body relax. For people who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, the muscles in the throat not only relax, but can collapse, causing a blockage of airflow. Men who are over the age of 40 and overweight are at highest risk for obstructive sleep apnea, although this condition can affect anyone. To accurately diagnose sleep apnea, you will need to undergo a sleep study with a medical professional. Symptoms of sleep apnea include ceasing to breathe, gasping for breath and heavy snoring while you sleep. Because sleep apnea disrupts your normal sleeping patterns, you may also experience daytime symptoms such as fatigue, difficulty concentrating and headaches. A customized oral appliance has been proven to effectively treat mild to moderate sleep apnea. Our dentist can design a North Brunswick sleep apnea
oral appliance, which fits comfortably, and is portable and easy to clean. The appliance fits over your teeth, like a retainer, keeping your jaw in a forward position to allow air to easily pass through. Our caring team of professionals will guide you on how to properly wear and care for your oral appliance, so that you can receive the maximum benefits of treatment.
If you are diagnosed with North Brunswick sleep apnea
, it is important to seek treatment right away. At Hidden Lake Dental Associates, we provide the compassionate, personalized care that you deserve. To learn more about sleep apnea or to get fitted for a customized oral appliance, call us today.
4-02 Towne Center Drive
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
By Maha Kaga, DMD
October 18, 2018