While sleep apnea must be diagnosed by a medical doctor, we are able to provide expert treatment for your sleep apnea. We accomplish this by using modern oral appliances, which are similar to a retainer or mouth guard and keeps your airway open while you sleep.

What is Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a medical condition that causes the patient to stop breathing during sleep due to obstructions in the airway. Because this results in a decreased supply of oxygen to the body, it can be potentially life threatening. Once diagnosed, we can help treat your sleep apnea.

Symtoms of Sleep Apnea

• Waking up with choking or gasping
• Morning headaches
• Excessive daytime drowsiness
• Trouble staying asleep at night

• Sweating while sleeping
• Loud, disruptive snoring
• Irritability or personality changes


Percentage of American Men with Sleep Apnea


Americans with Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea

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Jim Hales, DDS