Improperly treated obstructive sleep apnea can increase the risk for:
Choosing the right sleep-disorders dentist, who is qualified to work with your physician, is essential to your health or the health of a loved one. As a sleep-disorders dentistry in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Legacy Dental brings you a wealth of knowledge and experience including:
Additional training and knowledge of sleep medicine
Training in oral appliance therapy and up to date research
Experience with many different appliance types
Solid relationships with local sleep labs and sleep physicians
The most current and emerging trends in treatment options
Ability to derive maximum insurance benefits for you
A team approach with other professionals
A proven follow-up system to ensure YOUR healthy results long-term
Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious medical problem that has been associated with cardiac problems, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, ED, gastro-esophageal reflux disease, and numerous other medical problems. Neither snoring nor sleep apnea should be taken lightly, as your health is at stake. Recent research is beginning to explore the complex interrelationships between sleep apnea and these other medical problems. Management by a dentist should always involve interaction with your family physician, cardiologist, pulmonologist and/or endocrinologist. And that’s why we are here to help.
WHAT CAN A SMALL DENTAL APPLIANCE DO FOR YOU?
The solutions we provide can ensure a good night’s sleep for your bed partner and that you can spend the night in the same room. More importantly, it can help prevent heart disease, sudden cardiac death, high blood pressure, stroke,diabetes, depression, memory loss and even erectile dysfunction. On top of this, it can also help prevent driving and work-related accidents caused by the excessive daytime sleepiness related to sleep apnea.
Call our office (260) 434-1133 to learn more about how we can successfully treat sleep apnea.