Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder in which breathing is repeatedly interrupted during sleep. This can result in loud snoring, excessive daytime sleepiness, and other health problems. If you or someone you know is experiencing any of these symptoms, it is important to seek the help of a healthcare professional.
The symptoms of sleep apnea can vary, but some of the most common include loud snoring, restless tossing and turning during sleep, choking or gasping during sleep, excessive daytime sleepiness, morning headaches, and difficulty concentrating.
At Rangewood Orthodontics, our team of experts can provide orthodontic treatment for sleep apnea using oral appliance therapy. An oral appliance is a custom-fitted device that is worn in the mouth during sleep. The appliance works by repositioning the jaw and tongue to help keep the airway open, preventing the cessation of breathing that is characteristic of sleep apnea.
Orthodontic treatment for sleep apnea offers several advantages over other treatments, including:
With our experienced and board-certified orthodontists and state-of-the-art technology, Rangewood Orthodontics provides customized care to families throughout Southern Colorado. Our flexible payment options and affordable prices make achieving a beautiful and healthy smile easier than ever before. Schedule your consultation today and join the thousands of patients who have transformed their smile with Rangewood Orthodontics.