• Obstructive Sleep Apnea

  • Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when your throat muscles intermittently relax and block your airway during sleep. A noticeable sign of obstructive sleep apnea is snoring.

    Treatments for obstructive sleep apnea are available. One treatment option that we offer is a mouthpiece to thrust the lower jaw forward during sleep.

    Signs and symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea include:

    • Excessive daytime sleepiness
    • Loud snoring
    • Observed episodes of breathing cessation during sleep
    • Abrupt awakenings accompanied by gasping or choking
    • Awakening with a dry mouth or sore throat
    • Morning headache
    • Difficulty concentrating during the day
    • Experiencing mood changes, such as depression or irritability