In spite of the fact that rest apnea is treatable, it frequently goes unrecognized.
Untreated sleep apnoea and snoring can be hazardous and inconvenient to your wellbeing.
That’s is why it is important to get the treatment as soon as possible.
The symptoms and signs of obstructive sleep apnoea :
- Choking or grasping during sleep
- Tiredness on waking
- Sore, dry throat on waking
- Morning headache
- Excessive daytime sleepiness
- Poor concentration
- Memory deterioration
- Decreased sex drive or impotence
- Personality changes that may include irritability
- Decrease in job performance
- Anxiety or depression
ORAL APPLIANCE THERAPY FOR SLEEP APNOEA and SNORING
Following a thorough assessment of your mouth and teeth, which includes x-ray examination and the use of dental moulds, Dr. Sachdeva will fit you with an appliance that you can try out at home.
Different appliances suit different people, depending on their specific dental or medical condition, so it may take more than one visit for the right appliance to be fitted. Oral dental appliances have helped many people who snore or suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea. The types of appliances are numerous. They are worn during sleep and help to keep the airway open by :
Oral dental appliances have helped many people who snore or suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea. The types of appliances are numerous. They are worn during sleep and help to keep the airway open by :
- Bringing the jaw forward, or
- Lifting up the soft palate, or
- Holding the tongue forward
Some appliances use a combination of these three methods.
Oral Appliance Therapy in Wantirna South
If you are suffering from sleep apnoea, Dr. Sachdeva will be able to help you. At Dr. Sachdeva’s Dental Surgery, we can help you address this oral health problem so you can have a better, restful sleep. Oral appliance therapies are effective, comfortable and easy to use.
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