Sleep Apnea Treatment – Bonita Springs, FL

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Signs and Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

  • Waking in the Night with Breathlessness
  • Gasping or Choking During Sleep
  • Abnormal Dry Mouth After Waking
  • Reduced Daytime Concentration/Awareness
  • Morning Headaches
  • Snoring (Reported by Sleep Partner)
  • Irritability
  • Feeling Like You Never Slept at All!

Traditional Sleep Apnea Treatment

  • The CPAP Is an Effective Tool for Sleep Apnea
  • Keep Airways Open and Prevent Sleep Apnea
  • While Reliable, Often Reported as Uncomfortable

Dental Treatment for Sleep Apnea

  • Ideal for Mild to Moderate Sleep Apnea Cases
  • A Specialized Mouthguard Appliance
  • Non-Invasive & Comfortable Alternative for CPAP
  • Same Benefits Without a Bulky Machine or Mask

Sleep Apnea FAQs

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Why Should I See a Dentist for Sleep Apnea Treatment?

Seeing a dentist for sleep apnea may not seem like an immediate connection to make. However, dentists are experts in the upper respiratory area. With obstructive sleep apnea, tissues from the mouth and neck can keep you from breathing well. Dentists can help you breathe better when you sleep by repositioning the jawbone to keep the tissues out of the airway. Also, you already meet with your dentist on a regular basis, so you don’t have to become established with anyone else.

Does Everyone Who Snores Have Sleep Apnea?

No, not all people that snore have sleep apnea, and not all people with sleep apnea snore. However, one of the most common symptoms of sleep apnea is loud snoring, so snoring could be a sign that you are suffering from this condition. A sleep study is needed in order to diagnose this condition.

Can I Diagnose Sleep Apnea on My Own?

Just because you are showing symptoms doesn’t always mean that you have sleep apnea. Before sleep apnea can be treated, it’s important to know what your diagnosis is and which type of sleep apnea you have. Smart watches can help to keep track of your sleep, but they aren’t able to tell you whether you have sleep apnea or not. Instead, you need to undergo a sleep test.

What Does Sleep Apnea Look Like for Women?

Men tend to struggle with loud snoring and daytime fatigue when they have sleep apnea. However, women are more likely to struggle with insomnia, depression, anxiety, and other symptoms of the condition. Women who are pregnant, post-menopausal, or overweight are at a higher risk of experiencing obstructive sleep apnea.

Are There At-Home Remedies for Sleep Apnea?

Some products, like weighted blankets, may help you to relax more, but treatments like oral appliances and CPAP therapy generally have a greater impact on the quality of your sleep. If you have sleep apnea, it’s important to address the actual problem by opening up the airway. This is what oral appliance therapy does by repositioning your jaw. Avoiding bright screens before bed and staying physically active during the day can also help you fall and stay asleep.