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Snore Guards in Unionville, ON

It is easy to get upset at the partner with whom you share a bed if they are snoring loudly next to you and disrupting your sleep. While many people associate snoring with the irritating noise it makes, it can actually indicate a potentially serious oral health issue. We may suggest that you visit a sleep office or find a dentist in Ontario to test what is causing your habit and what it means. Snoring mostly affects adults and occurs from a constriction at the back of the throats while sleeping.

Essentially, the muscles at the back of your throat relax after you fall asleep and create a vibration in the soft tissues. This makes the distinct nasal breathing noise that many of us get to know and hate. However, at 7 Days Dental, we can work with you to address the problem and find a way to resolve it.

An appliance to combat snoring

Since snoring can seriously impact your sleep quality and the sleep of your partner, it can have long-term adverse effects on your overall health. There may be some preventable reasons for your snoring, such as excess body weight or if you have consumed alcohol before bed. But to combat the widespread problem, our dentists can recommend a helpful appliance specially designed for snorers.

Snore guards in Unionville, ON, helps to deter your snoring habit, as well as avoid potentially more extensive dental and overall health problems. So how do they work? Snoring appliances physically move your jaw forward to widen the airway at the back of your throat. They help to reduce the vibration that is causing you to snore in the first place.

Sleep apnea

For some people, snoring is caused by a more concerning sleep apnea disorder that causes you to stop breathing for brief moments throughout your sleep. You may even wake up gasping for air as a result. If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, we will suggest a CPAP machine (which is largely covered by OHIP for patients with a prescription).

Get answers and solutions

At 7 Days Dental, located in the heart of Unionville,ON, our entire dental team is devoted to providing quality care to our patients. We offer various dental treatments that provide practical solutions to many different oral health issues. However, when it comes to snoring, we will likely recommend a snore guard appliance that can physically help position your jaw where your airways have more room while you are sleeping.

Snoring is a potentially serious matter related to your oral health. It can subsequently keep you and your partner up at night, disrupting your sleep on an ongoing basis. This can pose serious health risks to both of you. If you are ready to address this problem, please feel free to contact us at our Markham dental office. Our team will be happy to schedule you an appointment at your earliest convenience to discuss more about snore guards in Unionville, ON. We may also refer you to a sleep office to help determine what is wrong. 

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