Snoring and sleeplessness are common problems faced by men, overweight people, and people with sleep disorders. Oral health issues are one of the causes behind sleep apnea. It causes frequent breathing interruptions that can be due to different oral reasons that obstruct the airway. Teeth Grinding is a sign of sleep apnea; it can cause many issues to the tooth structure. From receding gums to an increase in cavities, teeth grinding can cause a lot of damage to your dental health. Sleep Apnea itself can cause many problems for your overall health as you will be at a high risk of acquiring blood pressure, diabetes, heart diseases, etc.
Nightguards are an effective solution for treating sleep apnea. You should consult your dentist for custom-made nightguards to get better solutions- relief from teeth grinding and help with sleep apnea conditions.
Chronic snoring is a significant indicator of sleep apnea. Dry mouth and sore throat are some of the symptoms that might indicate the problem. If you have any of the symptoms, it is good to contact us at Boca Family Dental Clinic. Dr. Johanna Ramos here who will thoroughly check your oral health and design the right treatment for you.