Snoring is a common problem and although it seems like it has no medical impact, in fact, snoring can be a sign of obstructive sleep apnoea. Sleep apnoea is a medical condition caused by the obstruction of airways interrupting normal breathing during sleep. Snoring and Sleep Apnoea may be controlled and treated using modern dental devices or oral appliances such as mouthguards and mandibular splints.
Our dentists in Mount Waverley can help with mandibular splints and mouthguards, as well as provide referrals to sleep specialists where required
Snoring and sleep apnoea is caused by the obstruction of airways or a permanently blocked nose.
The treatment includes the use of oral appliances such as mandibular splints, devices like CPAP machines and sometimes even surgery. The dentists at Dentist@330 work closely with sleep specialists in order to determine the best treatment plan for your Sleep Apnoea. Speak to our dentists for a referral.
Sleep apnoea has been linked to a higher chance of heart attacks and strokes as well as being linked to teeth grinding, depression and other health problems. In children early onset of sleep apnoea left untreated can lead to a higher risk of ADHD.