Are you interested in knowing all there is to know about sleep apnea? If so, our dentists, Drs. Roschella, Zinger and Brown, are more than happy to help you! The more knowledge you have, the better. Today, they would be happy to share some information about sleep apnea with you. In fact, they are happy to share the following facts:
-Sleep apnea is a potentially dangerous sleep disorder that involves repeatedly stopping and starting your breathing. This is a very common problem that can affect more than 200,000 people in the United States per year.
-Sleep apnea is more common in older men and people who are obese.
-Sleep apnea symptoms include snoring loudly, feeling tired after a full night’s sleep, insomnia, nightmares, sleep deprivation, depression, dry mouth, dry throat, fatigue, headache and more.
-Sleep apnea treatments often include weight loss and the use of a dental or breathing-assistance device.
-Your dentists can help you treat your sleep apnea by prescribing a dental appliance that repositions your jaw and opens your airway as you sleep.
If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about sleep apnea in Marriottsville, Maryland, please contact RZ Dental Group today and talk to a member of our dental team. When you dial (410)-442-5678, we will be more than happy to help you in any way we can. We look forward to hearing from you!