Snoring is a common condition, and it can be a symptom of several greater issues. At the dental practice of Aria Irvani DDS, our dentist and team provide a wide range of services to help treat your snoring. When you visit our practice, we will evaluate your condition and recommend which treatments are best for your health. To learn more about our various snoring treatments in Foothill Ranch, California, we welcome you to call us at 949-458-5858 and schedule your appointment today.
Snoring and Sleep Apnea
Do you keep your loved ones up at night with your snoring? If so, it’s time to find a treatment that can help you and your entire family get back to sleep! Snoring is a common signs of sleep apnea. When the airway is obstructed, you cannot breathe normally, causing you to wake up and catch your breath. Snoring may be caused by other factors as well. No matter the cause, however, snoring with your mouth open can cause major problems, including a dry mouth, bad breath, plaque buildup, and periodontal disease.
Snoring Treatment Options
If you snore frequently in your sleep, our dentist can help you find the right treatment to reduce or eliminate your snoring. If you have any questions about snoring and our various treatment options, we welcome you to call or visit our practice today. We want to help you achieve maximum health and comfort.
Some of our treatments include:
Depending on your lifestyle and the severity of your snoring, our dentist may recommend at-home treatments, including sleeping on your side, elevating your head, avoiding certain foods and drinks before bed, and using nasal strips.
If your snoring is caused by an obstructed airway, our dentist provides customized oral appliances to keep your tongue in place and your airway open.
One of the most common medical treatments for snoring is a CPAP mask. This provides a continuous stream of air, keeping your airway open and preventing snoring that is a result of obstructed airways.
If no other treatments have helped your snoring, our dentist may recommend surgery. Some surgical procedures for snoring involve moving the lower and upper jawbones more forward, removing the uvula, or tightening the soft palate. Our dentist will help you know if surgery is right for you, and which treatment would be most beneficial.