We’re all familiar with someone who snores. It can be loud, disruptive, and make sleeping difficult. However, snoring may be more than a mere annoyance. It can indicate a serious condition called “sleep apnea,” a nocturnal breathing disorder with negative health consequences.

The symptoms of sleep apnea include:

  • Loud, chronic snoring
  • Daytime sleepiness
  • Morning headaches
  • Choking or gasping between breaths during sleep
  • Memory and concentration difficulties
  • Dry mouth and/or sore throat upon awakening

If you know of someone who snores heavily, it might indicate a more real problem. Sleep apnea can pose serious health consequences, and can only be diagnosed with proper supervision while the patient sleeps.

How We Can Help

Our Mississauga dentists at Willow Dental can provide a dental device that improves nocturnal breathing to reduce the effects of sleep apnea.

SomnoDent and Micro2 sleep appliances are offered at our office, as well as various other snoring and apnea treatments. We can reduce the frequency of your snoring and the symptoms of your sleep apnea by creating a customized dental device — resulting in you and your loved ones once again sleeping peacefully through the night.

Contact us today to reclaim a restful sleep and your complete health. Schedule a free 30 minute consultation with our treatment coordinator today.

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