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Do you suffer from excessive snoring? Does it affect you or your partner’s sleep pattern? If so, you may be suffering from sleep apnea. The good news is that relief is in sight! Get help with sleep apnea treatment from the dentists at McKinney Dentist.

So what exactly is sleep apnea?

Snoring is caused by oral structures relaxing during sleep and partially blocking your airway. Snoring is the sound caused by the vibrations of these oral structures. However, there is a distinct difference between snoring and sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a condition in which these oral structures completely block your airway, causing you to literally stop breathing while you sleep.

How do I know if I suffer from sleep apnea?

You may be suffering from sleep apnea if you have the following symptoms:

  • Snoring
  • Daytime drowsiness
  • Irritability
  • Forgetfulness
  • Falling asleep at inopportune times
  • Sudden waking, chocking, coughing, or gasping

If you suffer from sleep apnea, you are not alone. Almost 20 million Americans can’t get a good night’s sleep due to excessive snoring. Sleep apnea can affect many aspects of your life, ranging from your relationships to your productivity, in addition to your overall well-being.

However, you can find relief. One of the major procedures which can counter these destructive symptoms is a CPAP. A CPAP is a machine that sends continuous positive air pressure into the body. This is one of several options available to sleep apnea patients. Another solution that works very well and is much simpler and more comfortable is a sleep guard, which gently lifts the lower jaw, allowing for easier airflow.

If you are ready to get a good night’s sleep, let the doctors at McKinney Dentist help you! The doctors at McKinney Dentist are trained in sleep apnea treatment. They are ready to treat your symptoms with the latest technology which best fits your needs.

A variety of other services to meet your dental needs

These dentists understand your discomfort, and they want you to sleep and live well. These dentists also provide a variety of other dental services, including cosmetic dentistry, surgical dentistry, preventative dentistry, in addition to general and restorative dentistry.

If you are ready to stop snoring and sleep well, McKinney Dentist is here to help you. They serve all of North Texas, and they are ready to help you find relief. If you are searching for a dentist who can effectively treat your sleep apnea, choose the doctors at McKinney Dentist. For a complementary consultation call  972-54-SMILE (6453).