Snoring is a common condition where a person makes a snorting or rattling noise while they are asleep. It's caused by the vibration of the soft tissue in your head and neck, including your throat, soft palate, and nasal passages, as you breathe in and out during sleep. The sound is usually caused when these tissues partially block the airway and vibrate as air passes through them.
The health impacts of snoring can range from mild to severe and include both physical and psychological aspects:
Call us today to schedule a consultation with Dr Jess Harris
Dentistry plays a significant role in the management and treatment of snoring, particularly when it's related to oral structures and sleep apnea. Here's an overview of how dentistry can help and what the treatment process typically involves:
Oral appliance therapy is widely recognized for its effectiveness in treating snoring and mild to moderate sleep apnea. It's especially beneficial for patients who find CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machines uncomfortable or inconvenient. However, it's important to note that not every case of snoring is suitable for dental intervention. Proper diagnosis and a personalized treatment plan are crucial for achieving the best outcomes.
At Supreme Dental Concepts, we provide a comprehensive selection of cosmetic dentistry services designed to give you the confident smile you desire.
Our commitment extends to ensuring you look your absolute best.
As dentists, our training in injection techniques and facial anatomy during dental school equips us to preserve your youthful appearance, complementing your beautiful teeth.