Anti-Snoring Devices in Austin
By Dr. Dan Matthews
Though it may not seem like a huge problem, snoring can cause all sorts of problems, from restlessness to sleep deprivation, for both you and your partner. If other methods of snoring treatment have failed, look into trying an anti-snoring device. These devices are designed in reposition your jaw and tongue forward to keep the airway open, preventing the vibrations that cause snoring. There are literally hundreds of anti-snoring devices available online and in stores everywhere, but to get one that is high-quality and custom-made to treat your unique condition, contact Dr. Matthews.
Snoring And Sleep Apnea
Even though snoring and sleep apnea sometimes go hand in hand, patients should note that anti-snoring devices are not fitted or designed to treat sleep apnea. Looking online, you will numerous anti-snoring devices advertised as being able to treat sleep apnea as well. If you suffer from sleep apnea and use an anti-snoring device, you are only treating a symptom of the condition. This means that you will continue to stop breathing at night until you get the right sleep apnea treatment. Anti-snoring devices are created to treat simple snoring, not snoring caused by sleep apnea.
If you’ve been tested and found to not have sleep apnea, then an anti-snoring device will work perfectly for you. At our Austin dental office, Dr. Matthews can help you choose an anti-snoring device that will give you the relief you need.
Quiet Sleep Is The Best Kind of Sleep
Call our Austin dental office today to schedule a consultation to talk about trying an anti-snoring device. While your snoring may not be sleep apnea-related, it can still be a serious problem for you and your spouse. Call our office today at (512) 452-2273 or contact us online for an appointment to talk about anti-snoring devices that may work for you.
Dr. Matthews is a general and cosmetic dentist in Austin.