All is quiet. The house is dark. Everyone is asleep. Everyone, that is, except you, because the person next to you is snoring to beat the band! Did you know that snoring may be a sign of a much more serious condition called sleep apnea? For the sake of your loved one’s health—and so you can get some sleep at night—come to the Robison Dental Group in Canton, MI, for sleep apnea and snoring therapy.
Sleep apnea is literally the cessation of breathing during sleep. Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common form of the condition. In this case, soft tissue in the throat and neck, including your tongue, relax during sleep and tend to fall back and block the airway. Consequently, there is loud snoring. Other symptoms of sleep apnea include:
- Gasping for air during sleep
- Morning headaches
- Waking up with a dry mouth or sore throat
- Frequent trips to the bathroom during the night
- Daytime sleepiness and difficulty concentrating
Sleep Apnea Treatment
Dr. J.D. Robison and his staff at Robison Dental Group can diagnose and treat sleep apnea, so you’ll once again be sleeping peacefully at night and avoiding a number of potentially serious health consequences ranging from high blood pressure and stroke to diabetes and depression. We will prescribe a custom-fitted intraoral appliance to wear at night. The appliance repositions your jaw in order to keep your airway open while you sleep. This appliance is simple-to-use, is easy to travel with and is a non-surgical, quiet treatment option that is proven successful for mild to moderate snoring and sleep apnea or for patients who do not tolerate CPAP, or continuous positive airway pressure machine.
Schedule an Appointment Today
If you would like to learn more about sleep apnea and snoring therapy, call the Robison Dental Group. We proudly serve patients in Canton, MI, as well as the surrounding areas of Ann Arbor, Northville, Westland, and Plymouth and beyond.