Solutions for Sleep Apnea / Problem Snoring Dublin
Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder in which a person’s breathing is interrupted or stopped during sleep, leading to a decrease in the amount of oxygen that reaches the brain and other parts of the body. Here are some ways sleep apnea can affect people’s lives:
Daytime fatigue: People with sleep apnea may experience excessive daytime sleepiness, which can make it difficult to concentrate, perform daily activities, and be productive at work.
High blood pressure: Sleep apnea has been linked to high blood pressure, which can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.
Cardiovascular problems: Sleep apnea can increase the risk of cardiovascular problems, such as irregular heartbeats, heart failure, and heart attacks.
Type 2 diabetes: Sleep apnea has been linked to an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Mood changes: People with sleep apnea may experience mood changes, such as irritability, depression, and anxiety.
Relationship problems: Sleep apnea can also cause snoring, gasping, and choking during sleep, which can disturb the sleep of partners and lead to relationship problems.
Poor sleep quality: Sleep apnea can disrupt sleep and prevent people from entering the deep, restorative stages of sleep, leading to poor sleep quality and overall health.
Overall, sleep apnea can significantly impact people’s lives, but it can be managed with the help of healthcare professionals. Treatment options for sleep apnea include lifestyle changes, such as weight loss and avoiding alcohol and smoking, as well as continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, surgery, and dental oral appliances.
Advantages of Dental Oral Appliances for Sleep Apnea
Dental oral appliances are a common treatment option for mild to moderate sleep apnea. Here are some advantages of using dental oral appliances for sleep apnea:
Non-invasive: Dental oral appliances are non-invasive and do not require surgery, making them a more comfortable option for many patients.
Easy to use: Dental oral appliances are easy to use and can be customized to fit each patient’s specific needs and preferences.
Portable: Dental oral appliances are small and easy to transport, making them a convenient option for people who travel frequently.
Improved sleep quality: Dental oral appliances can improve sleep quality by reducing the frequency and severity of sleep apnea events, leading to better overall health and quality of life.
Reduced snoring: Dental oral appliances can also reduce snoring, which can improve sleep quality for both the patient and their partner.
Cost-effective: Dental oral appliances are often more cost-effective than other treatment options, such as surgery or continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy.
Overall, dental oral appliances are a safe and effective treatment option for many patients with mild to moderate sleep apnea. However, it’s important to consult with a dentist or healthcare professional to determine the best treatment plan for each individual.
About the Beacon Dental Sleep Medicine Clinic
Located in the Beacon Consultants Clinic in Sandyford, our facility collaborates with major hospital sleep disorder clinics and other specialists and have been active in the development and use of oral sleep appliances in the area of Dental Sleep Medicine in Ireland over many years.
We utilise a range of new technologies and treatment approaches. These include the use of customised digitally fabricated oral devices with specific sensor technology use to enable monitoring for ongoing evaluation.
As a result, the clinic has been successful in assisting many patients, and oftentimes also importantly, their sleep disrupted partners, in achieving more optimal and healthy sleep experiences.
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Beacon Dental Sleep Medicine Clinic is based in the Beacon Dental Clinic, Beacon Consultants Clinic, Dublin, D18 E7P4, Ireland
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