Sleep Apnea in Kennesaw
What Is Sleep Apnea?
More than 12 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, and most people don’t know it.
Sleep apnea occurs with disrupted breathing patterns due to your throat collapsing during the night, restricting the flow of oxygen through your nose or mouth.
Common signs of sleep apnea include:
The Prosomnus Sleep Technology…Open a new window to the Prosomnus website… is the solution you need to treat this silent disorder. Schedule an appointment today to find out how this innovative nighttime oral appliance can change your life.
Treating Sleep Apnea Improves Your Overall Health
See why our patients love the Prosomnus sleep appliance!
Since it’s lightweight and non-invasive, it easily encourages proper compliance.
Dr. Duncan Is the Leading Dentist for Sleep Apnea
It’s important to find a dentist who understands your needs and concerns.
Dr. Eric Duncan…Learn more about our dentist… knows the importance of treating patients like family, and that’s why you’ll always receive professionalism and compassion under his care.
He’ll customize your sleep device to your jaw’s rest position, ensuring a personalized treatment rather than a one-size-fits-all. Goodbye, sleep apnea!
To remain the leading dentist in family, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry in the Kennesaw, GA area, Dr. Duncan:
‘‘ Dr. Duncan and his staff are stellar! I have always received friendly, professional care for myself and my family. He has a pain-free way of caring for your teeth and creates a calm environment for your procedures. I highly recommend Dr. Duncan! ’’
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FAQ About Sleep Apnea
- How does sleep apnea happen?
Sleep apnea occurs when your throat muscles temporarily relax, blocking your airway during sleep. Otherwise known as your throat collapsing, this causes your oxygen flow to be interrupted.
Breathing repeatedly stops during the night and can occur up to hundreds of times without you even knowing!
Lack of oxygen can increase your risk of:
- Cardiovascular disease
- Other heart conditions
Pinpointing this problem early will enhance sleep, which is vital to your overall health and recovery.
- How do I know I have sleep apnea?
More than 80% of people suffer from mild to moderate sleep apnea and have no idea. Snoring is a dominant indicator of sleep apnea, but other signs include:
- Daytime drowsiness
- Nighttime sweating
- Abrupt awakenings caused by gasping or choking
- Dry mouth or sore throat
Other warning signs you may not realize can be linked to sleep apnea include:
- Morning headaches
- Muscle soreness
- Mood changes
- High blood pressure
The best way to find out if sleep apnea is disrupting your quality of life is to speak with your dentist. Call us at (770) 974-7188 to learn more about sleep apnea and the solution we have for you.
- How does the sleep device improve my sleep?
By creating a device that helps move your jaw into a more comfortable resting position, it’s proven to increase oxygen flow and improve sleeping habits. It’s less invasive and custom-made just for you.
It’s designed to comfortably open your airway and alleviate breathing problems. It also helps you breathe through your nose, fix sleeping patterns, and offer a life-changing solution to your pain!
- Does insurance cover sleep apnea appliances?
Depending on your dental insurance, some will partially cover restorative procedures.
Our office accepts most benefit plans.
We strive to provide quality service, so we’ll create a personalized treatment plan that fits your budget. We also offer a variety of payment options, so check out our New Patients Center for more information.
- Are you accepting new patients?
Yes, we are accepting new patients.
Our office is located in Kennesaw, GA and serves communities throughout Georgia including Marietta, Acworth, Woodstock, Fair Oaks, Northeast Cobb, Emerson, Cartersville, Dallas, and Powder Springs.