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Sleep Apnea Therapy – Mount Pleasant, SC

Stop Snoring & Get the Rest You Deserve

Man sleeping soundly in bed thanks to sleep apnea therapyAre you tired, stressed out, and moody because of interrupted sleep? Snoring can interrupt the deep sleep people need to feel rested. Sleep apnea therapy in our Mt. Pleasant, SC dental office, using non-surgical custom dental appliance treatment, has proven more effective than surgery for many patients who snore.

Frustrated woman holding her head before sleep apnea therapy

What’s the Problem?

Snoring is caused by obstructed air passages. The air forces its way through, creating the noisy vibrations we know as snoring. Many factors may contribute to this, from the size of passages and oral/airway structures to swelling of passageways or position of the tongue. Disrupted deep sleep can affect mood, health, and cause daytime sleepiness. The added stress and fatigue can cause a lack of concentration, loss of memory, and accidents in the workplace or while driving. A patient’s snores can easily disturb a sleeping partner’s rest, too.

Woman in bed putting on CPAP mask

What’s the Solution?

A custom snoreguard works by repositioning the jaw and tongue to allow for unobstructed airflow. A snoreguard is a custom-made appliance, similar to an athletic mouthguard, that a patient wears comfortably throughout the night. Most people have little trouble adjusting to the appliance and find immediate relief.

If your sleeping partner says you snore while asleep, or if you experience daytime sleepiness, contact us for a consultation. A snoreguard may improve your quality of life, and it’s just another way Dr. Gregory can help you smile.


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