What to Expect During Sleep Apnea Treatment

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Do feel tired during the day, even though you were in bed long enough to have gotten a good night of sleep? Are you a loud snorer? Do you wake up breathless sometimes during the middle of the night? These symptoms could be caused by sleep apnea, which is a severe condition in which your breathing stops periodically during your sleep—sometimes as frequently as 20 or 30 times in one hour. Most who suffer from sleep apnea don’t realize they have it, but without treatment, sleep apnea can lead to other serious health problems.

Find out if you need sleep apnea treatment in Yuma. Dr. Sam Carroll of 32nd Street Dental Care can help.

Risk Factors for Sleep Apnea

Anyone can suffer from sleep apnea, but it is more common in older adults and among men than women. Obesity, alcohol, smoking, and family history can also increase one’s risk of suffering from sleep apnea.

Signs You Might Have Sleep Apnea

The following symptoms can indicate the presence of sleep apnea. If you notice one or more of these, contact our Yuma dental office today. We have a state of the art way to help you get the treatment you desire, which may, in fact, help save your life!

  • Extreme drowsiness throughout the day
  • Falling asleep periodically during the day
  • Headaches when waking in the morning
  • Insomnia or difficulty sleeping
  • Loud snoring during the night
  • Snorting or choking sounds during the night, which indicate a restart of breathing
  • Waking up at night feeling short of breath

Treatment for Sleep Apnea in Yuma AZ

Treatment for sleep apnea varies, and it depends primarily on the severity of the case as well the type of sleep apnea that is present. Sometimes behavioral changes can help with sleep apnea, such as losing weight, stopping smoking, or sleeping on one’s sad rather than the back. Also, oral devices can use that will position the mouth in such a way that the throat will not block. In very severe cases, surgery might recommend.

If you think you or a family member might have sleep apnea, don’t delay; contact Dr. Carroll at 32nd Street Dental Care for a referral to a sleep apnea specialist. A sleep study might recommend to diagnose your condition and to identify its severity. Depending on the sleep study results, we may be able to treat you with a custom-made oral appliance.

Find out more about sleep apnea treatment in Yuma. Give us a call today!

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Irene Peters
Irene Peters
20:05 09 Dec 17
Dr. Carroll has state-of-the-art equipment and can do it all. I was able to get my new crown replaced on the same day with only the one visit. I've been going there for years and never had to wait past my appointment time. The office staff are all friendly, helpful, efficient, prompt, and make you feel at home and more importantly, comfortable. Dr. Carroll remembers details from prior visits and always follows up on them. A real bonus for me is that he has a way with giving the shots to numb your mouth without it hurting! I'm very grateful for the excellent care I get from Dr. Carroll and his staff.
Audrianna Daniel
Audrianna Daniel
16:55 25 Jan 18
I had such a wonderful experiance at this office! Switching from another local dentist was the best decision I ever made. Shanel, the hygienist, was absolutely amazing and Dr. Carroll was incredibly down to earth and attentive to any questions or concerns. The whole staff is just awesome and I can't recommend this office enough!
Carla Wolfe
Carla Wolfe
00:59 14 Jun 17
I was terrified of the dentist from past bad experience. My daughter had a traumatic experience at a local dentist as well. We have both started seeing Dr. Carroll and have had the most comfortable, reassuring experience. They are kind, knowledgeable and patient!! Thank you Dr. Carroll and Staff!! Second visit - 2/4/16 - Deep Clean Procedure and a Wisdom tooth extraction - Again, I can't say enough about my visit. The staff from the moment you walk in the door are professional and friendly. My procedure was 99.5% pain free and the extraction was 100% pain free. I was given information every step of the way and was made to feel comfortable at all times. This is an office with compassion, caring and understanding. I highly recommend this practice. I can't say thank you enough for the positive experience and dental work. Thank you!!
Lucinda Fox
Lucinda Fox
03:05 21 Jun 17
I have had an excellent experience with Dr. Carroll over the past -I have been with him since he started practice in Yuma. He and his staff have always treated me professionally and respectfully. I say 'had' because I just moved out of state and now I hope to find a new dentist as skilled as Dr. Carroll. My last visit was a highlight for me. He gave me a brand new, much improved smile by replacing my top front six teeth with crowns made by him on site. The change is amazing and I say "thank you Dr. Carroll!"
Sandy Baas
Sandy Baas
19:00 19 Oct 17
Sam Carroll , DMD, is knowledgable about all the latest and most effective dental procedures and treatment to make you SMILE... I have seen a caring and gentle approach with the very young patients ( My Grandaughter) and the concern he had with my 90 year old Father. Very comfortable yet professional atmosphere at all times!
Jill Castaneda
Jill Castaneda
20:20 21 Sep 17
Thank you for getting my son in and removing his wisdom tooth today. I would also like to thank you for the amazing service we received from everyone in the office and especially Dr. Carroll!! We couldn't have asked for a better experience. Dr. Carroll and his staff are the best.
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