personalized management approach for obstructive sleep apnea
SLEEP APNEA AND DENTAL APPLIANCE THERAPY
While snoring is a significant social problem, it often indicates a more serious risk to an individual's health. Research now confirms that snoring is strongly associated with obstructive sleep apnea which can lead to serious cardiovascular and psychological disease.
People with untreated sleep apnea* are at a significantly increased risk of:
- heart attack
- decreased intelligence
- motor vehicle accidents
- dying at a younger age
>> more about symptoms and consequences
Dr. Jennifer Le, DMD is one of the first dentists in the Raleigh area to offer oral appliance therapy for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. Located in the heart of the Wakefield area of North Raleigh, we offer our patients the convenience of a full-service, cutting-edge dental office as well as an alternative to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.
Are you getting the rest you need?
Take the following world-wide used test to assess your level of sleepiness. It is not to be used to make a diagnosis, but will help to identify your level of daytime sleepiness.>> take the Epworth Sleepiness Test
Wake Dental Sleep offers you or someone you know the conservative options for snoring or obstructive sleep apnea. We invite you for a complimentary consultation to review and consider the many advantages of oral appliance therapy.>> more about dental appliances
Medical professionals agree that sleep is essential for the maintenance and renewal of all your body’s physiological systems. What most people don’t realize is just how much of an impact sleep has on, well, everything — mood, weight, aging of the skin, pain management, information processing and sex drive to name a few. So we spoke with medical experts in their respective fields to answer all the questions you didn’t know to ask about sleep. Read on to learn how sleep plays a major role in almost every aspect of your health and wellness.