Sometimes, a snore is just a snore. Sometimes, it’s something more.
For Dr. Roeder, it was something more. In 2008, he was diagnosed with triple severe obstructive sleep apnea. He and his wife both hated his CPAP machine. Then he found an alternative. He didn’t need a machine to sleep soundly through the night after all!
He’s now licensed to treat obstructive sleep apnea at Dream-Dentistry & Sleep Care in Quakertown, PA. He has treated several of his own patients who want to be free of their CPAP machine so successfully that sleep doctors often refer their patients to him.
Call 215-804-4777 to schedule an appointment with Dream-Dentistry & Sleep Care to be fitted with a dental appliance that can save you from sleep apnea and free you from your CPAP machine. Your insurance company may even cover sleep apnea treatment by Dr. Roeder.
Sleep Apnea Explained
Obstructive sleep apnea is when the tissue in the back your throat relaxes and limits your airway, or when your airway is partially blocked by your tongue. As you can imagine, not getting enough air can cause you to wake up several times throughout the night and even put you at greater risk for more serious health issues like:
- High blood pressure
- Heart attack
Not to mention how crummy you probably feel if you’re missing out on a good night’s sleep every single night.
How Dr. Roeder Treats Sleep Apnea
A sleep apnea incident occurs when your blood oxygen level drops below what’s healthy. Using a dental appliance, Dr. Roeder was able to take his sleep apnea incidents down to 3.4 per hour from almost 88 per hour!