Often, poor sleep habits and other factors could lead to the onset of chronic snoring and even obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, by making positive changes to your routine, you could rest easier. In today’s blog, your Greenville, TX, dentist will look at what you can do to enjoy a lower risk of snoring and OSA.
Our last blog explained how we diagnose and assess the severity of your sleep issues, but once we diagnose the problem, what treatment will you need? In today’s blog, your Greenville, TX, dentist will explain how we treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with CPAP, or possibly an oral appliance, helping our patients rest with ease once again!
If you have risk factors, or symptoms, of sleep apnea, you may assume a thorough diagnosis means trying to rest in a lab setting, connected to various machines. However, your Greenville, TX, dentist wants to obtain more accurate results, and to do so comfortably. For that reason, our team offers a unique home sleep test option.
Sleep is a chance to reset, and face a new day with renewed energy and alertness. However, if you have difficult resting properly, this could mean you continue to feel more and more exhausted. If this is the case, then you may benefit from a sleep assessment. In today’s blog, your Greenville, TX, dentist explains what we look for during your assessment, and what happens next!
According to multiple studies, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) impacts millions of the people in the United States, and is linked to not only exhaustion and poor rest, but serious health issues as well. In today’s blog, your Greenville, TX, dentist will look at common warning signs, and when you should contact our team for treatment.
Snoring is something that many adults experience. It can be annoying to your partner or roommate, and it can also be disruptive to your sleep. If you are snoring occasionally, then it may not be cause for concern. However, if you’re snoring chronically, it can make it difficult for you to get restful, restorative sleep. It may point to some kind of disorder or condition as well. If you have a condition like sleep apnea, you’ll want to treat it right away since it can lead to other health problems. It’s time to figure out what is causing your snoring. (more…)
Sleep apnea is a condition that affects many adults on a nightly basis. This condition causes individuals to wake up dozens or even hundreds of times throughout the night without fully regaining consciousness. This condition robs patients of quality, restful sleep, and it’s difficult to catch because it can happen without the affected individual even realizing. So, how can you diagnose sleep apnea if it affects you while you sleep? A sleep assessment study can evaluate a number of different factors to determine whether or not you have the condition. Then, a medical professional can treat the condition. (more…)