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Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Are you constantly suffering from poor sleep, feeling exhausted throughout the day, or have been told that you snore? These are all potential signs of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a condition that can seriously impact your health and even shorten your lifespan. Don’t let snoring disrupt your sleep and lead to additional health consequences.

Fortunately, there is a simple solution to treat your snoring and OSA. Aspen Dental Care is proud to offer a Night Guard that can bring your jaw forward, effectively opening up your airway while you sleep. With this solution, you can ensure that you get the quality sleep you need to stay healthy and live life to the fullest.

Don’t let OSA go untreated. Contact Aspen Dental Care today and take control of your health and wellbeing.

Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Sleep apnea is a serious and potentially dangerous condition that affects breathing during sleep. It is a relatively common disorder that can have serious consequences if left untreated. When suffering from sleep apnea, individuals periodically stop breathing properly or sometimes altogether during the night, which can lead to oxygen deprivation.

This lack of oxygen can result in severe complications, including heart disease, high blood pressure, sexual dysfunction, and learning/memory problems. Moreover, sleep deprivation due to sleep apnea can severely reduce cognitive performance, increase the risk of vehicular and industrial accidents, cause daytime sleepiness, reduce immune system responsiveness, decrease productivity, and result in slower reaction time.

It’s worth noting that not everyone who snores has sleep apnea, but snoring may indicate that your airways are partially or completely blocked during sleep, which could result in sleep apnea. Therefore, it is essential to recognize the potential signs of sleep apnea and seek appropriate treatment to improve your health and overall quality of life.

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