Category: Sleep Apnea

Could Surgery Treat My Sleep Apnea?

Olathe sleep apnea surgery

As we’ve mentioned in previous blogs, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could lead to serious trouble for your overall health and your quality of life. For most cases, we offer treatment with an oral appliance. But for severe cases, getting a good night’s rest again may require oral surgery from your Olathe, KS, dentists.

How Does A Sleep Apnea Appliance Help You Rest?

When you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), this could impact your quality of life and your overall health. Instead of losing sleep and straining your heart, why not seek treatment from your Olathe, KS, dentists? In today’s blog, we’re looking at how we treat this disorder with a custom and comfortable sleep apnea appliance. 

Diagnosing Your Sleep Apnea With A Home Sleep Study

Treating an issue like obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could improve how well you rest and help boost your heart health and immune system. But how do we diagnose this disorder? Instead of having you try to rest in a lab setting, we could provide a home sleep study! In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists… Read more »

Don’t Suffer From Sleep Apnea Any Longer

It is hard to thrive when you are not getting enough sleep. You will feel sluggish, irritable, and can even become more susceptible to illnesses. If you constantly wake up exhausted — despite spending an appropriate amount of time in bed — you might suffer from Sleep Apnea. In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists… Read more »

Surgery For Severe Sleep Apnea

As we’ve discussed in recent blog posts, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could mean serious hazards for your overall health and your quality of life. For some, we could offer treatment with minor changes to your daily routine, or with the assistance of an oral appliance. But in severe cases, your Olathe, KS, dentist may instead… Read more »

Better Sleep With A Custom Appliance

Our last blog focused on how we use a unique home sleep study to diagnose the presence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and decide whether you need treatment. Now, if you do, what’s next? To create an alternative to the cumbersome CPAP machine, your Olathe, KS, dentists may prescribe a custom-made oral appliance!

Trouble Sleeping? Try Our Home Sleep Study!

Do you often snore or feel tired during the day? If so, then you could be suffering from the effects of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). In today’s blog, we look at how we can provide a precise and accurate diagnosis with a home sleep study. Your Olathe, KS, dentists are ready to make sure you… Read more »

Crafting A Sleep Appliance To Stop OSA

Our last blog focused on the home sleep studies and assessments we use to identify the presence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, once we identify the presence of this serious disorder, how do we help our patients rest easier? In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentist looks at how we treat OSA with a… Read more »

Think You Snore Too Much? This May Be Why

Thinking you snore too much isn’t like thinking you have tooth decay or gum disease. You might not think to immediately seek treatment for snoring like you would if your tooth hurt or if your gums were bleeding. However, snoring too much can have an impact on your overall wellbeing when it isn’t addressed properly,… Read more »

When Does The Dentist Recommend Sleep Apnea Surgery?

We’ve talked about how we often treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) using a custom-made oral appliance. But what if you require more than an oral appliance? For some patients in Olathe, KS, we may instead address sleep apnea using oral surgery. When does a dentist recommend sleep apnea surgery? What should patients expect from this… Read more »