Does your partner or roommate complain about your snoring? Do you suffer from daytime sleepiness and chronic fatigue? There are a number of conditions that can cause these symptoms. One of them is obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). If you think you may be dealing with OSA, the first thing you'll want to do is contact a sleep apnea dentist.
Lawrence P. Stephenson, DDS helps patients with OSA in North Providence, RI. We can conduct a sleep test to determine whether or not you're suffering from OSA. Then, we'll fit you for a sleep apnea mouth guard or find another treatment plan based on your needs.
OSA is a serious condition that causes the muscles in and around your mouth and throat to relax and disrupt your breathing while you sleep. You may need to visit a sleep apnea dentist if: