One in five people suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, which is also referred to as sleep disordered breathing. Quality sleep is important for the body to heal itself, for growth to occur, and for optimal mental health. People who do not get enough sleep have increased risk of motor vehicle and work-related accidents. Our center screens for sleep-related breathing disorders.
There are multiple ways to improve one’s quality of sleep, including CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) devices featuring a mask and a machine. For those who seek an alternative to the CPAP, customized oral appliances can be created and worn inside the mouth at night.