Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

SLEEP APNEA

Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea can be serious medical problems. Improperly treated obstructive sleep apnea can increase the risk for heart attack, stroke, diabetes and other serious illnesses. Choosing a sleep-disorders dentist who is qualified to work with your physician is essential to your health or the health of a loved one. Dr. Ueber is a qualified sleep-disorders dentist in Fort Wayne, Indiana and has: Appropriate knowledge of sleep medicine, Adequate training in oral appliance therapy, Experience with many different appliance types, Solid relationships with local sleep labs and sleep physicians, Current knowledge of emerging trends, Ability to derive maximum insurance benefits for you, A team approach with other professionals, A proven follow-up system to ensure healthy results long-term, In-depth knowledge of oral appliance research. Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious medical problem that has been associated with cardiac problems, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, ED, gastro-esophageal reflux disease, and numerous other medical problems. Neither snoring nor sleep apnea should be taken lightly, as your health is at stake. Recent research is beginning to explore the complex interrelationships between sleep apnea and these other medical problems. Management by a dentist should always involve interaction with your family physician, cardiologist, pulmonologist and/or endocrinologist.

WHAT CAN A SMALL DENTAL APPLIANCE DO FOR YOU? Ensure a good night’s sleep for your bed partner and ensure that you spend the night in the same room. Help prevent heart disease, sudden cardiac death, high blood pressure, stroke,diabetes, depression, memory loss and even erectile dysfunction Help prevent driving and work-related accidents caused by the excessive daytime sleepiness related to sleep apnea. Call our office (260) 434-1133 to learn more about how we can successfully treat sleep apnea.
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