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Sleep Apnea Treatment in Airdrie

Sierra Dental Airdrie is a full-service Family Dental Clinic in Airdrie. We provide trustworthy general dentistry and specialty services for patients of all ages including Sleep Apnea Treatment. Our goal is to help you improve your family’s smile and keep your teeth for life.

Our team of Airdrie dentists and dental hygienists take a personalized approach to your dental care and we want to make your visits with us as comfortable as possible. We also offer emergency dental assistance 24/7. Schedule an appointment online today or call our office at (403) 768-1000.

Sleep Easy Thanks to Sierra Dental

Sleep is a critical time for the body to rest and repair and without it the body can become host to a series of physical and psychological ailments. It is a necessary ingredient for a healthy vital life, but studies show that 10% of the population is suffering from sleep deprivation due to sleep apnea. If you feel more tired than you would like, you should not have to suffer through the day. Perhaps sleep apnea is affecting you.

What is Sleep Apnea?

Sleep Apnea TreatmentOften perceived as “just snoring”, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can occur if you have an overly relaxed tongue or throat muscles, enlarged tonsils or a small mouth/jaw that leaves no room for your tongue. The consequence is a blocked airway while you sleep, causing oxygen deprivation. Being overweight, drinking alcohol or taking sleep medication may also contribute. Those suffering with OSA can struggle with:

  • Snoring
  • Irritability
  • Narrow maxilla
  • Enlarged tonsils/adenoids
  • Difficulty staying focused on tasks
  • Excessive tiredness even after a long sleep
  • Hyperactivity
  • Mouth Breathing
  • Dark circles or constantly puffy eyes

Sleep Apnea Therapy

While obstructive sleep apnea is a serious condition, Sierra Dental Airdrie has different treatment options that bring our patients increased energy, focus and overall quality of life. Custom orthotics or sleep apnea appliances can open the airway and help you get the rest you need to feel your best. These innovative appliances are small, comfortable and easy to travel with so patients can enjoy the immediate result that a custom sleep appliance can provide.

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