Sleep Apnea

Georgetown Sleep Apnea

 

Do you currently live in Georgetown, Texas and suffer from Sleep Apnea?

Sleep Apnea typically goes unnoticed due to it occurring while you are sleeping. Most of the time, this disorder is discovered and brought to the sufferers attention by a family member or loved one. So what is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a disorder in which a sleeping person’s breathing is stopped or interrupted during sleep. There are three different types of sleep apnea: obstructive, central and mixed sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea is caused by the airway being blocked, central sleep apnea is caused by the failure of the brain to signal breathing and mixed sleep apnea is a mixture of both obstructive and central sleep apnea.

How To Find Out If You Suffer From Sleep Apnea:

Discovering if you do indeed suffer from sleep apnea is a process. The first step of this is an evaluation by a sleep specialist. This specialist conducts a history and physical exam prior to a sleep test, where you are monitored while sleeping. These tests allow the specialist to understand your sleeping patterns and further diagnose the patient on whether or not they suffer from sleep apnea and how severe the case may be. There are multiple treatment options for those who suffer from sleep apnea, the most popular being the use of a continuous airflow pressure machine that is worn over your nose and mouth while sleeping. There are many other options offered. For example, oral mouth guards available for those who cannot tolerate the CPAP machine.

Austin Oral Surgery Can Help

Austin Oral Surgery has been serving the Georgetown and Austin communities alike for 45 years and counting. There are ten convenient Austin Oral Surgery locations around the city of Austin that offer exemplary oral health care. The staff at Austin Oral Surgery is trained extensively in Sleep Apnea treatments and the disorder itself. Every location is highly dedicated to providing patients with a comfortable environment and excellent oral health care and  customer service.

Schedule An Appointment With Austin Oral Surgery Today

Austin Oral Surgery offices can be reached at 512-402-6677. The staff can help answer any questions that you may have about sleep apnea or any of their other oral health services.