Many people suffer from the effects of snoring and obstructive Sleep apnea. Often, they struggle to find simple, effective options to resolve their problem without realizing that new developments in oral appliance therapy may provide the perfect solution. These appliances have been tested and proven to be a highly effective treatment for snoring and obstructive Sleep apnea.
Obstructive Sleep apnea is a condition in which the soft tissues at the back of the throat completely close off the airway so that air cannot flow into the lungs. This airway blockage can reduce the amount of oxygen reaching the brain and body. When that happens, the brain alerts the muscles in the airway to tighten up and unblock the air passage. This leads to a process of blocking and unblocking of the airway that causes significant disruption of Sleep.
There are different treatment options for obstructive Sleep apnea. The option that is right for you depends upon the severity of your Sleep apnea (as determined by a sleep study), the physical structure of your upper airway and other aspects of your medical history.
Through an in-office consultation, Dr. Seidler and Dr. Mitrogogos can determine which is the most appropriate treatment option for someone with sleep apnea.