Potential dental complications from sleep apnoea resolved in Sunbury

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Sleep apnoea is a serious medical condition. As you relax into sleep, soft tissues at the back of the mouth collapse, closing or partially blocking the airway. This condition deprives the brain and body of vital oxygen. It results in repeated awakening that prevents the body’s essential regeneration processes. Current research also points to potential oral problems caused by sleep apnoea. Dr. Terry Rose and his team of dental professionals in Sunbury and Moonee Ponds share this information. Implant implications A dental implant is a small post, surgically placed into the jawbone to replicate the root of a missing tooth. It is topped with … Continue reading

Helping Sunbury sleep better with advanced dentistry

Sunbury sleep better with advanced dentistry treatment for for sleep apnoea

Smile in Style is known for providing healthy, high quality preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry in Sunbury and Moonee Ponds. However, our services extend beyond caring for teeth. Dr Rose and his team offer a variety of advanced treatments, including sleep apnoea therapy. Signs of apnoea OSA (obstructive sleep apnoea) is a sleep disorder that involves blockage of the airway, causing interruptions in breathing. Unfortunately, many people with apnoea are yet undiagnosed. The symptoms include: Snoring, which is usually louder when you sleep on your back Choking or gasping for air during sleep Frequent headaches, especially in the morning Feeling sleeping … Continue reading

The importance of treating sleep apnoea and how your Sunbury dental office can help

Solution for sleep apnoea from dentist in Sunbury

Many people who are diagnosed with sleep apnoea opt against treatment, because they find CPAP intolerable. However, there are alternatives, including comfortable and convenient oral appliance therapy, available from Smile in Style Dental offices in Sunbury and Moonee Ponds. What sleep apnoea does to your body Snoring alone is harmless except for disturbing the person’s sleep partner. The sound indicates that air is moving through the airway. However, in many cases loud snoring follows a period of no breathing, which is called an apnoeic event. As the person reaches deep stages of sleep, muscles relax. In a healthy person, breathing … Continue reading

Dentists in Sunbury have a new solution for sleep apnoea

new solution for sleep apnoea from dentist in Sunbury

Traditionally, snoring was considered a problem for the bed partner, not for the snorer. While the loud gasps and rumbles can keep someone else awake all night, the person snoring seems to be sleeping peacefully. We now know that is not the case. Snoring is the most common symptom of obstructive sleep apnoea. Understanding snoring Snoring is a sound caused by vibration. It happens because muscles, including those in the throat and airway, become extremely relaxed when a person enters the deepest stages of sleep. When the windpipe relaxes and airflow is slightly restricted, breathing causes the soft tissues to … Continue reading