Sleep apnea is one of the most disruptive disease in America. It’s nearly impossible to get a good night’s rest if you have apnea and don’t have proper treatment, and the snoring it causes at night can wake your partner – or yourself – up multiple times per night.
However, there’s a solution to these issues – and it’s something Dr. John Krupka and his team at Krupka Dental Associates in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, can help with.
Why go to the dentist?
Believe it or not, but some sleep apnea problems are caused directly by problems with how your jaw is aligned. A dentist is one of the best medical professionals from which to seek treatment regarding this, since the mouth is their area of expertise. There are a few different treatment options for those who suffer from sleep apnea.
The most common treatment used by dental professionals is oral appliance therapy. This involves the use of a device that looks and fits just like a mouth guard, but it’s designed to change the angle of your jaw while you sleep. This improves air flow and decreases the amount of times you’ll wake during the night, since decreased airflow is one of the causes of sleep apnea in the first place.
You don’t have to suffer from sleep apnea any longer, and while it may not be your first thought, a visit with Dr. John Krupka could really change the quality of sleep you get each night and help you live a better life.
Call today at 920-766-1122 to set up an appointment.