Sleep Apnea

Temple Sleep Apnea

 

Do you live in Temple, Texas and think that you suffer from Sleep Apnea?

Sleep is a common disorder that typically goes unnoticed because it is a disorder that occurs while a person is sleeping. Loved ones and family members are usually the first to notice the symptoms. The person’s breathing is interrupted or stops that can be due to several reasons.  There are three types of sleep apnea that occur for different reasons: obstructive, central and mixed. Obstructive sleep apnea is caused by airway blockage, central sleep apnea is caused by the brain failing to signal breathing and mixed sleep apnea is a combination of both obstructive and central sleep apnea.

So How Can You Know?

The discovery of sleep apnea occurs in several steps. The first step is being evaluated by a sleep specialist, in which they evaluate the results of three different tests: a history exam, a physical exam and a sleep test. The results of these tests can give the specialist the answer on what you are suffering from and whether or not it is sleep apnea. There are several different options, in regards to treatment, for those who suffer from sleep apnea. The most popular option is a mask that is worn during sleep over the nose and mouth called a continuous airflow pressure machine (CPAP). There are many options such as oral mouth guards available for those who cannot tolerate the CPAP machine.

Austin Oral Surgery: Service You Can Trust

Austin Oral Surgery has been providing excellent oral health care to the Austin, Texas area for 45 years and now has ten Austin Oral Surgery locations around the city of Austin and the surrounding areas. The staff is well trained in all aspects of sleep apnea and in all of the possible treatment options. Every Austin Oral Surgery location is dedicated to providing the best possible oral health care to all patients.

Austin Oral Surgery Is Waiting For Your Call Today

The staff at Austin Oral Surgery can answer any questions and address any concerns you may have about sleep apnea, the sleep apnea treatment options, or any of their other services. Call 512-402-6677 today to set up an appointment.