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Snoring is not much of a concern to most of us, unless it is disturbing our sleep or someone else's.
However, frequent and loud snoring may be a sign of sleep apnea, which is a more serious disorder that can affect your health. Many people suffer from sleep apnea without even being aware. Sleep apnea is caused by:
No matter the reason, the result is restless sleep that will bring its share of health problems in the long run. If snoring or sleep apnea is causing a problem for you, schedule an appointment with Kanata North Dental Office.
We Can Help Keep Your Airways Open
We can create a small custom-made plastic appliance that you wear at night to prevent soft tissues from obstructing your airways. This appliance is known as a mandibular advancement device or MAD. It is comfortable to wear, lets you breathe easily through your mouth and enables you to get a good night’s sleep.
Talk to Dr. Assad, who will assess your situation and let you know if a MAD could be beneficial for you. In some cases, we may refer you to a physician for medical treatment.