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Solutions for sleep apnea through a Wichita area dentist

Millions of Americans deal with a sleeping disorder that keeps them from achieving a good night's rest every day. This sleeping disorder can be difficult to diagnose and many patients may be unaware that they are struggling with it. This condition is known as obstructive sleep apnea.

Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that is caused by a blockage in the airway. This condition can be caused by the tongue falling into the back of the mouth, excess fat on the throat causing a blockage, or even a misaligned jaw that reduces the airflow. When this happens, patients are unable to reach a deep, restorative sleep each night because they are awaken hundreds of times gasping for air because they are unable to breathe. This condition is typically diagnosed with a sleep study, though a Wichita area dentist can actually provide treatment.

East Wichita Dentist is a sleep dentist who not only provides preventative and cosmetic dentistry but also obstructive sleep apnea solutions. While many patients are diagnosed with this condition through their primary physicians, others turn to their dentist for assistance. A primary care physician may suggest obstructive sleep apnea patients use a cumbersome machine known as CPAP, but this often has limited compliance because it is uncomfortable and can be difficult to wear. However, our practice has another solution: oral appliance therapy.

Oral appliance therapy is a form of treatment that utilizes a custom-made mouth guard that is worn at night to help keep the airways open and improve the flow. It can realign the jaw and hold down the tongue to allow patients to breathe all night long without any interruption. This method of treatment is easy, comfortable, and effective in handling mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea.

East Wichita Dentist is proud to offer obstructive sleep apnea solutions as well as treatments for conditions such as TMD. He provides a wide range of cosmetic and general dentistry treatments, allowing patients to enjoy a variety of services through his state-of-the-art practice. If you are interested in visiting a dentist who specializes in a number of conditions, contact us today to book a consultation appointment with his team.
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