An Unexpected Treatment Option for Snoring and Sleep Apnea
We often make fun of snoring, but it may actually be a sign of a life-threatening disorder called sleep apnea.
This is a serious problem, but many people are unaware that we can often resolve the problem with a simple oral appliance at our Moon Valley Canyon dental office.
Why Do I Snore?
Snoring occurs because while you sleep, your tongue relaxes and falls backward, which partially blocks your airway. Your body is essentially deprived of sufficient oxygen, and as it struggles to obtain air, it creates the vibration that we call snoring.
This is just one part of several disorders we refer to as sleep apnea. Without treatment, sleep apnea can take ...