Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) | McLean, VA

Have you been diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea? Do you wake up in the morning feeling as if you hadn’t slept at all? Do you have issues with snoring, daytime sleepiness, fatigue, and low energy? Has your sleep physician talked to you about your higher risk of hypertension, heart attack, stroke, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, and sudden death.

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What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

All the symptoms and medical complications from Obstructive Sleep Apnea occur as a result of the tissues attached to the roof of the mouth and back of the tongue falling back on the back of the throat. This blocks the oxygen from going through.

Stacked graphic images showing Open Airways on top and Blocked Airways from Sleep Apnea on the bottomThe airway blockage results in a chain of events that leads to the complications below:

Obstructive sleep apnea results in multiple symptoms that affect the quality of life, including:

  1. Snoring
  2. Witnessed episodes of stopped breathing
  3. Excessive day time sleepiness
  4. Fatigue and low energy
  5. Memory loss
  6. Morning headaches
  7. Nausea

Obstructive sleep apnea is also implicated in multiple medical complications including:

  1. High blood pressure
  2. Cardiovascular disease/Heart attack
  3. Stroke
  4. Congestive heart failure
  5. Heart arrhythmias
  6. Sudden death during sleep
  7. Diabetes
  8. Catastrophic automobile accidents

iTERO Digital Scanning Technology

Photo: iTERO DIgital Scanning TechnologyThe iTero Digital Scanning Technology allows the doctors to simply scan the teeth using a laser, thus eliminating the need for dental impression “mold” material (which is messy, tends to cause a gag reflex, and often must be repeated several times). This makes it easier than ever to receive non-invasive oral appliances that help in the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

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