Find out how a “sleep dentist” may be able to help you sleep better
Do you snore, toss and turn, or just wish you could sleep better? If you do, you may have a sleep disorder. Snoring is a sign of sleep apnea, an interruption of sleep that involves your breathing. Sleep apnea treatment from a dentist could help you to get a full night of uninterrupted sleep every night.
If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea or think you may have it, you may be familiar with the most common treatment method, CPAP. CPAP stands for continuous positive airway pressure, and it involves a machine that forces air into your nose and mouth through a mask that you wear while you sleep.
Why CPAP might not be the sleep apnea treatment you’re looking for
CPAP stands for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure and has generally been considered “the solution” by health care professionals. When people suffer from sleep apnea, CPAP is almost always the therapy initially prescribed.
Ahhh nighttime. The day is over, your to-do list is done and you are ready to relax and unwind. You perform your bedtime ritual. You wash your face, brush your teeth, get into your pyjamas and settle into your bed. After reading a couple chapters of your book, you turn off your light, close your eyes and … fill in the blank.