Sleep apnea is a condition that results in irregular breathing during sleep. Each temporary cessation of breath is called an apnea and is caused by the tongue muscle loosens and obstructs the airway. The body then attempts to breathe through the obstructed airway which leads to snoring.
At Norton Dental Guelph, we provide sleep apnea patients with effective relief using our customized oral sleep apnea appliance.
People with sleep apnea may suffer from a number of complications such as cardiac problems, depression, hypertension, and fatigue. We also provide oral appliances to effectively treat TMJ disorder.
Sleep apnea symptoms may include morning headaches, forgetfulness, dry mouth, irritability, night sweats, sore throat and daytime sleepiness. To schedule your sleep apnea or TMJ consultation with our dentist, call (519) 824-2966 today.