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Do you struggle falling asleep at night?

 You may be  suffering from Sleep Apnea!

Often as a society, we think of snoring as a somewhat annoying but a condition that is extremely harmless. However, snoring can in some cases be a sign of Obstructed Sleep Apnea (OSA). As we’ve learned, OSA is a condition in which changes in the walls of the throat during your sleeping cycle can cause disturbances to your breathing patterns. This causes sufferers to experience regularly interrupted sleep, which can have a big impact on their quality of life.

Here at Dental Now Panorama, we make sure that we do a full study on your sleep cycle to understand exactly how you sleep. Once we complete the study, we provide you with various forms of medical treatment in order to deal with your sleep apnea issues and help you sleep better today!

Symptoms of OSA include:

  • Snoring
  • Pauses in breathing, snorts, gasps
  • Restless sleep and sleeping in unusual positions

As a result of a poor sleep, other symptoms may include: 

  • Difficultly waking up in the morning
  • Tired throughout the day
  • Attention or other behaviour problems
Snoring Problems

Start your mornings feeling refreshed!

How can you treat Sleep Apnea?

Good news, sleep apnea is treatable! There are many things that can be done in order, whether it’s at home or here at Dental Now. 

Treating your sleep apnea

How we can help treat your sleep apnea

  • Orthodontics treatments that create more tongue space by expanding dental arches and bringing the lower jaw forward. This could involve Braces, Invisalign, and Myobrace
  • Myofunctional Therapy (MYOBRACE) to strengthen muscles around the airway
  • Snoring Appliance (also known as a Mandibular Advancement Device): This works by holding the lower jaw forward to open the airway behind the tongue
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Therapy
  • Surgical Options: Removing tissue around the airway (part of the soft palate, tonsils, adenoids, and uvula), and orthodontics with surgical advancement of one or both jaws

Things that you can do about sleep apnea at home

  • Attempt to sleep on your side as oppose to your back
  • Always breath through your nose throughout the day when possible
    (use nasal aids at night and Chin UP Strips if necessary)
  • Try to make sure that you maintain the right body mass index (BMI) for your body type
stop waking up in the middle of the night because of sleep apnea

Book your sleep consult today!

Sleep Apnea in Children

Sleep apnea in children

As well as affecting adults, sleep apnea (OSA) also affects children. In fact, children are much more sensitive to sleep apnea than adults. All the symptoms and treatments listed above are applicable to children, with the addition of signs such as bedwetting. As well as in children, OSA can affect school performance; children with OSA also get mislabeled as having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or other learning problems.

Help your children sleep better!

Let us help you sleep better today!

In addition, all it takes is a call. We can begin to closely look at and then fully diagnose the issue, ensuring you are left with a treatment solution that makes perfect sense. 

From using a dental splint to CPAP and UPPP solutions, many options do exist that we will be happy to investigate and try out. Unlike other practices, we don’t make any claims or arrange treatment until we work with you to find out what solution would suit you best!

Sleep better because of sleep apnea treatment

Contact us today

We can take a look at your sleep apnea situation and find a proven solution. If you are suffering from prolonged sleep apnea or similar issues, please contact us today: a solution does exist: we just need to find it for you!