A Tongue Stabilizing Device Can Help Reduce Sleep Apnea Breathing Interruption

While sleep apnea symptoms like snoring can certainly prove a nuisance for your sleep quality, the stress placed on the cardiovascular system from breathing interruption can prove more significant. Over time, unresolved sleep apnea can tax the heart and increase your chances of suffering heart disease or stroke problems. If you have sleep apnea concerns, you should schedule an appointment... read more »

The Facts About Sleep Apnea

Do you sometimes wake up still feeling exhausted? Have you ever been told that you snore or make other noises while you sleep? Do you wake up frequently during the night? If so, you could be dealing with a serious condition known as sleep apnea. While you may have heard of this condition, did you know that a dentist may... read more »

A Boil-and-Bite Snore Guard Can Help Improve Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Every night millions of Americans struggle with snoring and breathing interruption issues resulting from untreated sleep apnea. Fortunately, there are a wide range of methods to help treat these symptoms and restore quality sleep and quality of life. To find the treatment that is best for you, the severity of your sleep apnea will need to be accurately diagnosed. If... read more »

Help Mitigate Sleep Apnea Symptoms

The National Sleep Foundation stated that just over 18 million people struggle with sleep apnea in some form. The breathing interruptions and excessive snoring issues frequently result in poor quality of sleep. On a chronic basis, sleep apnea can even have a significant negative impact on your quality of life. In recent years, treatment options for sleep apnea have continued... read more »

Sleep Apnea Treatment Options

If you suffer from sleep apnea, you’re not alone. It’s a problem affecting millions of people, yet so few of them take the steps necessary to seek treatment. Today we’ll look at a few different treatment options, as well as the ones most recommended by Dr. Christopher M. Spelman here at Orlando Family Dentistry, LLC. CPAP This is the treatment... read more »

Sleep Apnea and Dental Treatments

Sleep Apnea is a sleeping disorder that affects many Americans. Someone who has sleep apnea is disrupted during the night by irregular breathing. People who have sleep apnea often snore or have breathing cessation during the night. Sleep apnea is particularly common in those over age 40. Two types of sleep apnea include obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea.... read more »