You may have given up on some of your New Year’s resolutions, but we hope you will recommit to being healthier in 2019. You don’t have to change your diet or drip with sweat to do this, either.
One of the ways you can be healthier is by getting better quality sleep. (Coincidentally, this can give you more energy to workout in case you do want to do that, too.)
And believe it or not, our doctors at McNulty & Dancausse General Dentistry may be able to hl with your sleep situation. If you have obstructive sleep apnea, we have a treatment that can work for you as it’s worked for many of our patients in and around Charlotte, NC.
To learn more, call 704-766-8662 today to schedule a consultation.
Find Out If You Could Have A Sleep Disorder
Before you get treated for sleep apnea, it’s important to know if you have this particular sleep disorder. This is diagnosed with a sleep test, and our doctors can help you determine if you should get one.
If you have never been tested, you aren’t alone. The American Sleep Apnea Association estimates that less than half of people with sleep apnea have been diagnosed.
At this point, you may be wondering if you should talk to one of our doctors. Here are some questions that can help you determine if you should visit us:
- Do other people often complain about your loud and constant snoring?
- Have other people noticed you stop breathing when you fall asleep?
- Do you often wake up feeling like you haven’t slept?
- Do you suffer from frequent daytime sleepiness?
- Are you irritable or easily distracted when trying to focus on work or a project at home?
If you said to these questions, then it’s worth your time to find out if you might have sleep apnea. If you do, we can discuss your treatment options as well.
Stop Dreaming of Healthy Sleep
Having sleep apnea isn’t just an inconvenience. It can be bad for your health.
People with untreated sleep apnea are more likely to have high blood pressure, heart attacks, and cardiovascular disease. They also are more than twice as likely to be in car accidents (due to sleep deprivation).
Our treatment is great for many patients and for patients who have tried CPAP therapy but find it problematic.
Our solution is to create a custom-designed oral appliance for you to wear while you sleep. This appliance shifts the position of your lower jaw in a way that allows you to continue breathing after you fall asleep.
As a result, you can start getting the deep sleep that you need to fully recuperate from your busy days. This leaves you feeling more refreshed in the morning and ready to take on the next day.
Your spouse, family members, or roommates also might appreciate that you snore less often when you use this appliance as well. That can mean a better night’s sleep for everyone.
Get Some Rest
Don’t wait another year, month, or week. Call McNulty & Dancausse General Dentistry today at 704-766-8662 if you suspect that you might have obstructive sleep apnea. You also can contact us online if you have more questions.