Don’t let Sleep Apnea ruin you or a loved one’s quality of life. At Connell Family Dental, we can treat moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnea comfortably for patients in the New Orleans area with two office locations in Uptown New Orleans and Gretna, and it’s easier than you think!
About 25 million adults in the US have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and approximately 85% don’t know it. Are you or a loved-one one of them?
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a chronic condition that is harmful to your overall health and wellbeing. OSA can lead to:
- Heart Disease
- High Blood Pressure
- Chronic Acid Reflux
- Erectile Dysfunction
How Is OSA Diagnosed?
Common signs of Sleep Apnea include:
- Low energy during the day
- Wake up feeling “un-refreshed”
- Excess body weight
- Enlarged tongue
- Enlarged neck circumference
- Gasping or choking sounds during sleep
Dr. Connell and a sleep specialist MD can work with you to determine if you have OSA. Dr. Connell can discuss your sleep situation and health history, and may have you take a home sleep apnea test, a more comfortable and private approach. A sleep doctor will interpret your test and make a diagnosis.
Treatment Can Be Easy and Highly Effective!
If you are diagnosed with moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), Connell Family Dentistry can fit you with a Sleep Apnea Dental Appliance. This is a custom-made oral appliance that is made right in the dental office and is covered by many medical insurance plans.
Advantages of Oral Appliance Therapy
- Allows for a better night’s sleep and more energy during the day
- Allow for better circulation of hormones which can lead to:
- Lower blood pressure
- Lower insulin levels
- Weight loss and better appetite control
- Fewer asthma attacks
- Less heartburn
- Easy to Wear
- Portable Convenient for travel
- Easy to care for
- Lower risk of heart disease and diabetes
Call or click here to make your appointment to discuss sleep apnea with Dr. Connell or a Connell Family Dentistry team member and improve your sleep and quality of life.
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Connell Dental Care and Connell Family Dentistry offer family dentistry, orthodontics, and cosmetic dentistry to patients in New Orleans, Louisiana.