Experienced Orthodontists Providing Sleep Apnea Treatment in Buffalo, NY
Are you looking into sleep apnea treatment? Whether it’s for yourself or because you are keeping your partner up at night, sleep apnea is a serious condition that can even be life threatening if not properly treated. It is truly frightening to think of the consequences of leaving your sleep apnea untreated.
At Orthodontists Associates of WNY, our doctors provide sleep apnea treatment for patients throughout Western New York. Schedule a free consultation today to learn how treatment can help you regain your sleep and contribute to your overall health and wellness.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
How sleep apnea is treated depends, ultimately, on which form of sleep apnea you are diagnosed with. OSA also known as obstructive sleep apnea has several options available for treatment. Some treatments are more conservative than others. It may be treated by use of a CPAP, an APAP, or a BIPAP machine. These machines force air through your airway while you are sleeping. This is known as positive airway pressure (PAP).
Your doctor may prescribe the use of an oral appliance. An oral appliance is something that a patient wears in their mouth while they sleep. The two main types hold your jaws in a certain position and hold your tongue in a certain position. The objective of both is to keep your airway from becoming blocked. For severe obstructive sleep apnea treatment, surgery may also be an option.
Central sleep apnea is often treated with a CPAP or BPAP. Another option is an ASV. An ASV is an Adaptive-servo ventilation device. It makes automatic adjustments to compensate for any abnormal breathing patterns the patient may have when they are asleep. Medications may also be prescribed to people who have CSA. Usually, medications are not prescribed unless positive airway pressure doesn’t work.
If you are interested in finding out what form of treatment would be best for you, schedule a free consultation with our sleep apnea doctors today.
We Will Create A Custom Sleep Apnea Treatment Plan For You
The complexity of your treatment will ultimately depend on what type of symptoms you exhibit. We can help develop a custom plan to treat your CSA. If you believe that someone in your family has sleep apnea, you should keep a list of the symptoms and when they occur. Then, talk to the person about the benefits of being evaluated for sleep apnea treatment.
If left untreated, sleep apnea can have serious and potentially fatal consequences on your health due to the lowering of blood oxygen levels while you sleep.
Find out how our treatment can significantly increase air flow and help you get a better nights sleep.
If you or a loved one is having trouble sleeping, please contact one of our 5 convenient orthodontic offices to arrange a free consultation for sleep apnea treatment. We are committed to helping you improve your health, and maintain a good nights sleep.
The doctors and staff at Orthodontists Associates of WNY are excited to announce we have reopened post-covid and are currently providing treatment for all your orthodontic needs. We have implemented enhanced safety measures and continue to follow strict guidelines set forth by the CDC, AAO and ADA. Your health and safety continues to be our highest priority. We look forward to welcoming you back to our practice!
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