Sleep Apnea Treatment Pembroke Pines
If your husband, wife or partner is fed up with your snoring and sleeping in a another room, it’s probably time to see a sleep apnea doctor in Pembroke Pines. The leading doctor for treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the area is Stephen J. Pyle DDS. Snoring isn’t just annoying for it could be a sign of a serious medical condition.
According to the American Medical Association, Obstructive Sleep Apnea is under diagnosed in the U.S. If you find yourself waking up often during the night, snore loudly or experience memory loss, headaches in the morning or even depression, then you need to seek help. Dr. Pyle can scan for sleep apnea and then refer you to a sleep disorder specialist for a diagnosis.
Sleep Disorder Treatments
For some sleep apnea sufferers surgery is the answer although for most a sleep apnea therapy is recommended. For years the standard treatment for sleep apnea was the CPAP system which entails wearing a mask to bed and having air pumped in via a hose and an electric pump. However, there is now an alternative to the intrusive CPAP system that is effective in treating 90% of cases and is a much more “natural” experience.
Oral Appliance Therapy uses a small, custom fitted dental appliance similar to a sports guard placed in the mouth at night to slightly reposition the lower jaw. The device keeps the airway open throughout the night eliminating the snoring and the frequent awakening. The device is effective, comfortable to wear, does not impair speech and is far more practical to use than the CPAP system.
If your sleep disorder specialist advises that you can benefit from Oral Appliance Therapy you will want to schedule an appointment with Dr. Pyle. Not every dentist is qualified to craft these appliances. Dr. Pyle is fully certified in the field by The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and has extensive experience in treating patients with sleep apnea.
Don’t risk your health. If you have experienced the symptoms of sleep apnea make an appointment with Dr. Pyle for a sleep apnea scan or contact a sleep order specialist direct for a diagnosis. If you can benefit from Oral Appliance Therapy then take the next step and call our Weston dental practice for a fitting examination today.