Most people think of dental care in terms of oral hygiene and cosmetics. While these are two of the most common applications, they aren’t the only ones. In fact, proper dental care can impact your overall health. And interestingly, dentistry can even improve a person’s sleep health.
For many, snoring is simply an annoying habit. For some, it represents a symptom of a more serious issue-like sleep apnoea.
Do you snore? Do you wake up in the morning tired? You are not alone! 1 in 5 Australian adults snore and this can be a symptom of the serious medical condition Sleep Apnoea. Studies have shown 75% of people who snore have sleep apnoea. We can offer you front line care for snoring, mild to moderate sleep apnoea and can also assist with the treatment of more severe cases all by constructing a custom made dental sleep appliance. A sleep appliance will insure your airway does not become obstructed during the night and have been proven 95% effective for treating snoring and 80% effective for mild to moderate sleep apnoea. Talk to us today about how you could be getting a better night sleep with a dental sleep appliance.