Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Treat Sleep Disorders And Stop Snoring In Charlotte

treat sleep apnea Myers Park dentist BallantyneSnoring is the harsh sound some people make when they sleep, caused by vibration of the soft palate. It isn’t dangerous (beyond aggravating your sleep partner) and you are probably aware if you are a snorer. But many people in Ballantyne and surrounding areas suffer from a more serious sleep disorders called Obstructive Sleep Apnea and do not realize it.

With sleep apnea, you stop breathing multiple times during sleep, or your breathing is slowed and inhibited because the airway is partially obstructed. The blockage can be caused by relaxed throat muscles; excessive weight; large uvula, tonsils, or adenoids; nasal congestion; or cysts and tumors. All of this may result in snoring.

Like several other sleep disorders, sleep apnea has a grave impact on your overall health. When you stop breathing, your heart stops beating with devastating effects. Sleep apnea worsens high blood pressure, heart disease, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), and a host of other medical conditions. We hope our patients in Myers Park and surrounding areas will take advantage of the treatments we offer for sleep disorders.

Your physician can make a sleep disorders diagnosis of sleep apnea. Conventional sleep disorders sleep apnea treatment is a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine. However, because the sleep disorders machine is awkward to use, the failure rate is high. Sixty to 70 percent of patients stop using their CPAP machine in first year, or do not use it regularly. Don’t let snoring or sleep apnea deprive you sleep and health, make the quick drive from Ballantyne or Myers Park to get the help you need.

stop snoring and sleep disorders in Charlotte and Myers ParkWith extensive training in sleep dentistry and sleep disorders, and as a member of the American Society of Dental Sleep Medicine, Dr. Chris Bowman has the qualifications and experience to offer another alternative for those with sleep apnea – oral appliance therapy. He works with many physicians in the Charlotte area to ensure that patients get the right treatment and can not only stop snoring, but start sleeping better.

He will design a custom-fit mouthpiece to hold your lower jaw forward and slightly ajar. This opens your airway so you breathe naturally, allowing your heart to operate normally, and can eradicate snoring. Oral appliance therapy usually eliminates mild to moderate sleep apnea with an excellent success rate. After one year, 80 to 90 percent of sleep disorders patients are still wearing the oral appliance because it is convenient, comfortable, and effective. For patients near Ballantyne, a solution to snoring is a short trip away!

Managing sleep apnea allows a dentist to literally save lives. Studies estimate that untreated sleep apnea decreases life expectancy by about eight years. That’s time you could be spending with your grandkids, friends, and the other people you love. Call our Charlotte team today! Now serving the greater Charlotte communities of Myers Park and Ballantyne!

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