Having trouble getting a restful night sleep? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has labeled insufficient sleep as a public health EPIDEMIC. Sleep apnea is one of the leading causes of insufficient sleep in adults and can affect heart health, memory, thinking, working, and driving. Here are a few statistics on Sleep apnea.
- IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 1 IN EVERY 15 AMERICANS SUFFER FROM SLEEP APNEA.
- DROWSY DRIVING IS RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROXIMATELY 100,000 CAR ACCIDENTS, 40,000 INJURIES, AND 1,550 DEATHS PER YEAR.
- THOSE WITH UNTREATED SLEEP APNEA ARE 4 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO HAVE A STROKE AND 3 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO HAVE HEART DISEASE.
Sleep Apnea can now be treated with oral appliances. CPAP remains the gold standard of treatment, but for those who are unable to wear the cumbersome mask, there are solutions available. We have various appliances to specifically match each patient’s need. Come see how we can help you get the sleep you deserve.