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Sleep Apnea Treatment

Have you been told you snore, grind your teeth or gasp while you are sleeping? Nocturnal oral issues can impact your health and disturb your sleep partner. Sleep apnea can cause snoring or gasping, while bruxism is the clinical term for teeth grinding. At Smile Design Studios, we have specialized dental treatments that help resolve nocturnal oral health issues to ensure you and others get a good night’s rest.

Obstructive sleep apnea is common and can put your health at risk. This occurs when the airway becomes blocked during sleep, cutting off the oxygen supply. The body responds by gasping for air and snoring. These are key indicators that someone has obstructive sleep apnea. Those with this disorder are at a higher risk for stroke, high blood pressure and other cardiovascular problems.

Bruxism, or teeth grinding, is another oral disorder that can occur while you sleep. The pressure and motion of teeth grinding can cause serious damage to the teeth and may impact the jaw joint. Those with bruxism may have eroded enamel, tooth fractures, TMJ and other oral health issues.

Relief from Snoring and Teeth Grinding

If you have obstructive sleep apnea or bruxism, there are options for relief. One of the simplest treatments is the use of a customized dental mouthguard while you sleep. Our dentist can design a nightguard that is comfortable and created to adjust your jaw and protect your teeth at night. This helps keep the airway clear for those with sleep apnea to stop snoring and gasping during the night. For those with bruxism, a mouthguard can protect teeth from grinding and prevent serious oral health problems.

If you have sleep apnea or bruxism, contact our team at Smile Design Studios for specialized dental care. We can help you control your nocturnal oral health issues to stop teeth grinding and snoring for a comfortable, healthy night’s rest.

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Ronnie G.

Absolutely amazing staff. Takes the time to make you feel comfortable and at ease. Office is extremely clean and welcoming. Takes care of you as a person and client and not as just a number. Dr. Ellis is truly amazing!

Roderick D.

My experience at Smile Design Studio was a very nice and pleasant one. Everyone is very professional, courteous and approachable. Dr. Ellis is very knowledgeable, caring and makes you feel right at ease. Today was my first visit, but definitely not the last.

Chantelle B.

Thank you Dr. Ellis for your amazing service. Dr. Ellis really cares about her patients and she takes great care of you. Her staff is awesome from the front desk you feel welcomed and my experience was the same all the way through. I was SUPER afraid to have any dental work done but Dr. Ellis made me feel so much better. I would recommend Dr. Ellis to everyone! Thank you Dr. Ellis

Terence H.

Dr. Ellis and her staff are always very professional and create a pleasant dental experience. My entire family is under the care of Dr. Ellis and we appreciate the attention to detail that she provides so that we have healthy teeth and gums. I highly recommend her practice for your dental needs and a beautiful smile!