Approximately 25 million adults in the US suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a chronic condition with symptoms such as loud snoring and constant waking during the night-up to as much as 50 times per hour. Symptoms of sleep apnea also include:
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Waking up with a dry or sore throat
Lack of energy, daytime fatigue
Mood changes, irritability or depression
Sleepiness while driving
Chronic pain and lack of proper sleep robs people of the ability to enjoy life, negatively impacts relationships, work, and contributes to poor health. There is nothing more rewarding to me as a medical professional than to be able to help patients and restore their quality of life.
Dr. Tanya Kushner
Benefits of Sleep Apnea Treatment
There are numerous benefits to sleep apnea treatment, including but not limited to:
Fewer symptoms of anxiety and depression
Reduced risk of developing cancer
Reduced mortality rate
Improved blood pressure
How sleep apnea affects the nation
Americans Suffer From OSA*
of OSA cases go undiagnosed*
increased risk of heart failure**
more likely to be in a traffic accident***
Relief is available
There is good news, though. We have a solution for sleep apnea sufferers that can help them sleep better and improve their quality of life. Oral appliances are a treatment we use for adults who can not tolerate CPAP therapy or would like an alternate therapy.
Research shows that oral appliance therapy is an effective treatment for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. Patients wear the oral appliance only at night during sleep. They support your jaw in a forward position to help maintain and open the upper airway. Many patients find the oral appliance more comfortable than a CPAP mask. Additional benefits of an oral appliance include easy portability, no associated noise and they are easy to care for. They are an optimal choice for patients who travel often or enjoy outdoor activities.