If you suffer from sleep apnea, Roxana Salem, MD and the expert team at Salem Dentistry in Long Beach, California, can find the right treatment options for you. The most common type of sleep apnea is a blockage of the air passageway while you sleep, causing interruptions as you try to doze off. Dr. Salem works with skilled sleep physicians to create a treatment path for you for more restful, uninterrupted sleep. Call the office or schedule an appointment online today to relieve sleep apnea symptoms now.
Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that disrupts your sleep due to interruptions in breathing while sleeping. This can cause you to have difficulty performing your day-to-day routines, including driving a vehicle. If the disorder is left untreated, sleep apnea can cause:
It’s important to find a team to help you treat your sleep apnea and start getting decent sleep at night.
The symptoms can vary depending on the patient, but they usually include:
The team at Salem Dentistry works with sleep physicians to give you well-rounded treatment options that help you overcome the disorder.
There are two types of sleep apnea that might be at fault for your poor sleep quality:
Both of these types cause poor sleep quality and can be detrimental to your health.
Your dental team offers an array of options to help relieve sleep apnea and its symptoms. Dental devices, similar to a mouth guard, keep your airway open by keeping your jaw in a forward position while you sleep. If your sleep apnea is severe, Salem Dentistry offers minimally invasive procedures that can help you sleep soundly.
Other options to alleviate sleep apnea include:
It’s important to start with the minimally invasive steps before considering other solutions.
Call the office or schedule an appointment online today to start feeling rested and finally getting a good night sleep.