Sleep apnea is a potentially serious health and life-threatening condition where your breathing starts and stops sporadically during sleep. We offer sleep apnea treatment at Pickett Family Dental in Keller, TX.
If you’re wondering if you have sleep apnea, or if it’s affecting your health, you should take a look at the symptoms and see if you or your spouse have noticed any with you. If you have noticed any of the following symptoms, you may want to schedule an appointment with your Keller, TX Dentist at Pickett Family Dental.
Common Symptoms of Sleep Apnea
- Excessive Daytime Tiredness
- Excessive Snoring
- Breathing Cuts Off During Sleep
- Mouth Breathing
- Dry Mouth / Cotton Mouth
- Frequent Headaches
If you’ve noticed any of these symptoms of sleep apnea, we recommend you set an appointment with your current physician to confirm the diagnosis.
Three Types of Sleep Apnea
There are three types of sleep apnea, with only one of which we’re able to assist with as your sleep apnea dentist in Keller. The three types are:
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea
- Central Sleep Apnea
- Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Of these three types of sleep apnea, obstructive sleep apnea can be easily corrected. For years, we have been able to help with obstructive sleep apnea using specially design oral appliances and mouthguards to help keep your airway open.
If you’re diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea, we can provide treatment to reduce your symptoms and prevent heart and other health issues.
Call Pickett Family Dental to learn more about our sleep apnea treatment as well as our other general and family dentistry services!