GOOD NEWS! WE NOW HAVE A DENTAL SOLUTION TO A MEDICAL PROBLEM
SLEEP APNEA – THE MEDICAL PROBLEM
Recent studies show that 1 in 5 Americans have OSA [obstructive sleep apnea]. Nearly 80-90% go undiagnosed and untreated for their entire lifetime. OSA is when someone stops breathing for 10 seconds or more while sleeping.
ORAL APPLIANCE – THE SOLUTION
Drs. Michels & Gauquie have been working with area physicians and sleep clinics for the past 10 years testing the efficacy of certain sleep apnea oral appliances. There are over 80 different oral devices on the market. We have found the ones that are the most comfortable and effective for you.
Symptoms of Sleep Apnea
- Weight gain, flabby midsection
- Tired during the day
- Dry mouth in morning
- Frequent night-time urination
- Lower testosterone
Severe Health Risks Associated with OSA
- Heart disease including heart attack
- Type II Diabetes
- High blood pressure