Sleep is very important to our health. If we don’t get a good night’s sleep it can affect many aspects of our life. Sleep apnea can be dangerous. Snoring can be as kind of sleep apnea. My wife for years complaining about my snoring every single morning I would get up. She’s not rested right and she’s complaining about me not getting a good night sleep. I’ll tell you what…. It took a toll on our marriage. Many times sleep apnea goes undiagnosed and untreated. Treatment can be as simple as a customized oral appliance that fits in your mouth during sleep. Dr. Gordon Raider and his five star team at Dream-Dentistry and Sleep Care offer specific treatments for each patient to help them get the good healthy sleep they need. A bad night of sleep is when your tongue falls to the back of your throat and cuts off your airway. This is obstructive sleep apnea. Risk factors include age, weight, genetics, and alcohol consumption. The most common sign is snoring or for females purring Other signs include acid reflux, high blood pressure or hypertension, morning headaches and shortened memory Crrently sleep apnea is of epidemic proportions in the United States. millions are at risk for devastating stroke or heart attack Let’s learn about some of the treatments they offer. We offer every patient the most predictable and reliable solution for their condition. Initial screening involves Epworth questionnaire and a take home device to measure your oxygen levels and heart rate. This space flight information determines if you need treatment to avoid a potentially life-threatening situation. A custom oral appliance is created by using a high-tech device developed by Harvard University which calculates the diameter of your airway This information was duplicated into the oral appliance to produce the optimum jaw and tongue position for passage of oxygen while you’re sleeping. Oral appliance are small, comfortable and travel easy and are the least costly alternative for treating obstructive sleep apnea. When I put the mouthpiece in and slept… slept through the night best night’s sleep I’ve ever had. Still married and ..happy…. honestly you know we could joke about it but a better night sleep. She’s happier, I’m happier and let’s face it Happy wives happy lives . Dream Dentistry and Sleep Care go above and beyond your expectations. Better sleep, better smiles.