Snoring and breathing pauses during sleep are typically caused by a condition known as sleep apnea. Many people suffer from sleep apnea, and it can lead to serious health complications if left untreated. Dr. Brandon Ryff and Dr. Don Chiappetti offer a number of treatment options that can reduce the risks of sleep apnea and help you get a more restful and healthy night’s sleep.
Some of the most common signs and symptoms of sleep apnea include:
Sleep apnea can not only produce numerous debilitating symptoms, but it can also lead to serious—even life-threatening—general health risks. Some of the many risks of sleep apnea include:
With the large number of symptoms and risks that sleep apnea can cause in both adults and children alike, it is very important to be aware of the signs. A proper evaluation and diagnosis of sleep apnea can help determine the type and severity of the condition, which can ultimately help patients attain a treatment solution to address its effects.
If you would like more information on sleep apnea, or if you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact Scottsdale Smile Center today.