A COMMON DISORDER
Snoring & Sleep Apnea
20% of Australians have problems with snoring throughout their lifetime. Although it may seem harmless, snoring may indicate a more severe underlying medical condition known as obstructive sleep apnea.
Sleep apnea is a common disorder in which during sleep you have one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breathing.
Symptoms of this condition also include:
- Feeling tired after 8-9 hours of sleep
- Sore, dry throat upon waking
- Lack of concentration
At Beyond Infinity Dental, we work closely with other health care professional such as our ENT specialists (ears nose and throat) and sleep physicians to ensure you are offered the best possible treatment.
Make an appointment with our dentist today to discuss your concerns or symptoms present. Early diagnosis of sleep apnea is crucial to offer you our most effective treatments.
If left untreated:
If obstructive sleep apnea is left untreated, an increased chance of serious health ramifications may occur.
- Increased blood pressure
- Anxiety and depression
- Heart disease
- Recurrent tonsillitis
- In children, prolonged bed wetting
- Difficulty to concentrate
- Misalignment of teeth