Sleep Apnea Risks If Left Untreated

Sleep Apnea Risks If Left Untreated
Sleep Apnea is a very serious health condition that can have a very major impact on anyone affected by it but if it is left untreated it has risks that can impact your overall health. Risks like being tired, heart disease, high blood pressure, and your oral health.

Sleep Apnea causes you to have interruptions in your sleep. In turn because your natural sleep cycle is constantly being disrupted, you’ll be more tired during your waking hours.

Heart Disease
If your sleep apnea is left untreated then it can eventually affect the circulatory system which can lead to heart disease. When you are experiencing sleep apnea your oxygen levels in blood begin to decrease which shocks your circulatory system constricting blood vessels. This can overtime lead to constricted blood vessels leading to clotting arteries.

Blood Pressure
If your blood vessels are contracting during a sleep apnea episode then your blood pressure can rise. This is because not enough oxygenated blood is able to reach your brain. Also, even after the sleep apnea event is over your blood pressure could still remain elevated throughout the day which can increase your risk of a heart attack.

Oral Health
Sleep Apnea can have a very major impact on your oral health if left untreated. This is because a person suffering from sleep apnea is more likely to grind their teeth, and they are more likely to sleep with their mouth open leading to dry mouth. If you feel as though you may be suffering from sleep apnea contact us to make an appointment.

Porcelain Veneers: Enhance Your Smile

Porcelain Veneers
Porcelain Veneers are a great way to enhance your smile. Mainly because they provide the patient with instantly whiter teeth and give them a confidence boost. Also, because the veneers are made of porcelain, they are resistant to developing stains and they are similar to your natural teeth. To learn more about whether or not porcelain veneers are right for you or if you are a good candidate for them read the info below to find out about different tooth problems porcelain veneers can fix:

Porcelain Veneers: The Solution
Porcelain Veneers are a good cosmetic solution for patients who are suffering from:

  • Chipped or cracked teeth
  • Discoloration
  • Minor misalignment
  • Gaps between teeth

Thanks to advancements in cosmetic dentistry if you are unhappy with your smile you no longer need to simply settle. Porcelain Veneers can provide you with a healthy, whiter, and brighter smile that you’ve always dreamed of having.

Are You A Good Candidate?
In order to determine whether or not you are a good candidate for porcelain veneers it’s important to understand what qualifications you must meet. In order to qualify for porcelain veneers, you need to have a significant amount of healthy enamel. Also, you should be engaging in good oral care practices. In addition, you should not be suffering from problems that prevent you from having healthy teeth and gums.

Schedule A Consultation
If you are considering getting Porcelain Veneers then it would be very beneficial if you reached out to our office to schedule a consultation. Doing so would allow our dentist to examine your mouth and answer any questions you may have about them.