Oral Sleep Apnea Treatment & TMJ Specialist Solutions

 

Sleep is one of the simplest and most needed aspects of life…until you are not able to get the sleep you need. Even more bewildering is when you lay down to sleep with plenty of time on the clock, and your body isn’t cooperating. Whatever position you switch to, you just can’t catch your breath, waking up in the middle of the night, never a fulfilling night of sleep. Unfortunately, you might be one of 60 million in the US suffering from sleep apnea, but the good news is Ward Periodontics, Sunrise Sleep & TMJ Solutions have an obstructive sleep apnea treatment solution. 

Untreated Obtrusive Sleep Apnea Symptoms 

Sleep apnea is a burden in and of itself, however when jaw pain is associated with the sleep apnea, or Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ), signs begin to point to a certain set of symptoms associated with the two disorders. 

  • High Blood Pressure – sleep apnea is often linked with high blood pressure and may require medication to get under control. 
  • Heart Disease & Stroke – sleep apnea is a major contributor to increased risk of heart disease, strokes and even blood clots.
  • Chronic Acid Reflux – certainly not associated with sleep apnea, this is a major symptom.
  • Impairment – whether making difficult decisions to driving your car, sleep deprivation is more dangerous than most think.
  • Sudden Weight Gain
  • Cognitive Decline & Difficulty Paying Attention
  • Depression & Emotional Concerns

Why Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment with Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT)? 

Oral appliance therapy is an effective, non-invasive sleep apnea treatment that fits easily into your lifestyle…and mouth. With a brief section with our team and Ward Periodontics, Sunrise Sleep & TMJ Solutions can begin crafting the custom OAT mouthpiece to get you sleeping again unobstructed.  

Oral Appliance Therapy patients like OAT obstructive sleep apnea treatment for a variety of reasons.

  • Comfortable
  • Easy to wear
  • Quiet 
  • Portable
  • Convenient for travel
  • Easy to care for

Call Ward Periodontics to learn more about sleep apnea treatments and schedule a Lunch ‘n’ Learn to educate your team about Oral Appliance Therapy.

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