Sleep Apnea Treatment

Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when large throat tissues or the tongue narrow and collapse the airway. During this blockage, a patient may stop breathing for ten seconds or even longer! In response, the brain jolts the patient awake to reopen the airway and gasp in a breath. This can happen several times an hour all night long. Patients fall asleep again immediately after an episode and may not recall the frequent wake-ups the following morning.

At Sleep Apnea and TMJ Solutions we have worked hard to receive a diplomate from the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine.

Image of a mouthpiece used to treat sleep apnea for Brentwood patients.Sleep Apnea Treatment Options

The CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is a ventilator that applies mild pressure on your airway to keep it open while you sleep. It remains the most effective non-invasive treatment for sleep apnea.

Lifestyle changes such as medication or habit adjustments can help keep your airway clear through the night. Sleeping on your side or losing a little weight can sometimes make all the difference.

Sleep apnea oral appliances, or mandibular advancement devices, are worn like mouthguards at night. They can realign the jaw and tongue to enlarge and keep open the space in your upper airway.

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Thank you for providing me with an apnea device that’s easily transported, cleaned…and it works. – Jim M.

I am writing on behalf of my husband well and myself. Before sleep apnea & TMJ solutions, my husband carried around a large bag of sleep apnea equipment and distilled water everywhere we traveled (which was a lot) and now he has a simple mouth piece to keep up with! The sleep machine was so loud at night and he couldn’t even communicate with me once he took the time to put it on. If he had to get up in the night he would take it off and not take the time to replace and I would here his loud snoring! With the mouth piece, he can still communicate with me, there is no snoring and he is sleeping so much better! I encourage anyone that uses a sleep machine to take the time to visit the Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solution in Brentwood- they worked with my insurance to get approval – can’t say enough!
Katherine Davis

Steps for getting Sleep Apnea Treatment

CPAP is just one of the sleep apnea treatments available to Nashville and Franklin patients in Brentwood, TN.First, you need an accurate diagnosis. We welcome patients who have already had a sleep study conducted elsewhere. If you still require a formal diagnosis, our in-office sleep test can do that for you.

Next, we will customize a treatment plan for you. Advanced technological appliances and lifestyle changes are among the effective options we offer for treating sleep apnea. The results of your sleep study and a discussion of your tolerances and preferences will help us determine the best treatment plan for you.

Finally, we will get started with your treatment and monitor your progress. After careful selection and customization of your individual treatment plan, we will work closely with you to ensure best results and maximum comfort.

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Why Treat Sleep Apnea

When you have a lack of continuous sleep caused by sleep apnea it will almost certainly disrupt your productivity, but daytime exhaustion is not the only consequence of sleep apnea. Other conditions correlated with sleep apnea include:

  • Poor blood oxygen levels
  • Weight gain
  • Stroke
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Depression
  • Death

Sleep apnea is a serious concern, but we at Sleep Apnea and TMJ Solutions have the expertise and technology to get you breathing clear and sleeping soundly again.

Sleep Apnea Treatment Options in Brentwood and Murfreesboro

If you’re ready to breathe easy again, schedule an appointment with Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions today! We serve patients throughout Brentwood, Murfreesboro, Nashville and Franklin, TN.

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