Countless men and women in the Beverly Hills, CA area don’t get a good night’s sleep. Loud snoring disrupts the body’s nocturnal regenerative processes. It can also indicate a serious health disorder called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Effective treatment begins with a consultation at Dental Health and Wellness Beverly Hills.
An episode of OSA triggers complex changes in your body, with long-term impact to cardiovascular health, emotional wellness, and more.
- You take a few normal breaths and relax into sleep.
- Tongue and soft tissues begin to collapse at the back of the throat.
- Flow of air is constricted, causing tissues to vibrate. Snoring ensues.
- Breathing becomes shallow or ceases entirely, for several seconds or minutes.
- Oxygen levels drop dangerously, placing tremendous strain on the heart and lungs.
- The brain senses danger, and sends a rush of adrenaline.
- You jerk, choke, or snort into wakefulness.
- The cycle repeats many times per hour.
Snoring and sleep apnea dental treatment
Historically, OSA was treated surgically, or with use of a CPAP machine and face mask worn at night. Unfortunately, CPAP compliance is low because treatment is sleep-invasive. A sleep apnea dentist takes an entirely different approach.
Dental sleep apnea treatment involves wearing a comfortable,
custom-fit oral appliance. It is about the size of a retainer. It seats
snugly over teeth, depressing the tongue, and holding the jaw slightly
forward and open. The airway stays clear naturally for deep rest. The
sleep apnea dental device is discreet, simple to insert, and easy to
clean. The small carrying case slips into pocket, handbag, or briefcase
Do you feel like you have never slept enough? At Beverly Hills Dental Health and Wellness, Dr. Sanda and her team can assess whether it is sleep apnea and provide treatments to enable more restful sleep and less snoring.
Hi! I am Dr. Tevan Oganesyan practicing at Beverly Hills Dental and Health Wellness Centre. Sleep apnea is one of the disorders, sleep disorders. And one of the most common sleep disorders is called obstructive sleep apnea which I am going to talk about it. Sleep apnea is inability to breathe and depleting oxygen levels in your body. Usually people they are experiencing at night, gasping, snoring and headaches in the morning, waking up in the morning and feeling very tired or excessive sleepiness or fatigue. Treatment modalities are following: usually, they get CCAP but a lot of times those patients cannot tolerated CPAP because it is very discomfort for them to sleep with the CPAP. And another thing, as we dentists do is scan all the teeth, upper and lower jaw, and from there we go ahead and just produce this kind of an appliance, which is similar to an orthodontic retainer. It is very clear, invisible and comfortable and then this wears over the teeth, upper and lower jaw. So what this does is, it protrude the lower jaw forward and it opens up the airway. So, the patient will be able to breathe comfortably. Most important thing, this does not have any metal because we are practicing metal-free dentistry and is BPA free devices. So, when a patient goes through his treatment, eventually they get this overall feeling good, feeling very energized, losing weight and they feel happy.
A recent study led by the University of Wisconsin indicates a triple mortality rate for those with untreated OSA. In the Beverly Hills, CA area, call Dental Health and Wellness Beverly Hills for a sleep apnea consultation. The number is (310) 692-7855.
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