Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that effects the respiratory system mainly through loud breathing, snoring, or inconsistent breathing. This can possibly be dangerous to your well being and health if not taken care of. At Brigham City Smiles, a simple consultation will help us discover if the simple oral devices we can prescribe fit your needs and ease your sleep apnea. If we’re not the best route for you, we’ll refer you to a specialist who can help.
Here is what our process looks like to treat sleep apnea…
What are the symptoms of sleep apnea?
Feeling tired after a full night’s rest, drowsiness during the day, snoring, dry mouth, mood swings, headaches, etc.
How do you get diagnosed with sleep apnea?
If eligible, we recommend getting tests done called a sleep study or polysomnogram. The results will determine if you have sleep apnea and how severe it is. This will assist in determining the best options for treatment.