Do you know that your dentist can help you fix your sleep problems. If you have trouble falling asleep or trouble staying asleep, the chances are you might be suffering from Obstructive sleep Apnea. Nearly 25 million Americans are suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea even though many of them don’t seek help.
Here is why it is important that you take Obstructive Sleep Apnea seriously; besides causing daytime sleepiness, fatigue and driving as well as work place accidents, it raises your risk for various major health problems like:
High blood pressure
Poor grades and hyperactivity in children
How can We help you ?
Traditionally Obstructive Sleep Apnea is treated with CPAP. As many patients have trouble tolerating CPAP, your dentist can offer an alternative option to CPAP. We make a custom made oral appliance that gently repositions your jaw and improves your airway. We work in close association with your primary care physician and Sleep physician to comprehensively treat your sleep problems.
Dr. Veera Kaja is trained in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliances and she is a member of American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.
If you think you have poor quality sleep, please do not hesitate to ask us about your options.