Sleep Apnea Treatment in San Antonio, TX 78253

At Mysa Dental Clinic, our orthodontists use the Eccovision Acoustic Diagnostic Pharnygometer and Rhinometer to extract key information about airway size and stability. Our pool of orthodontists uses these versatile titrating oral appliances to cure sleep apnea.

We leverage pharyngometer to screen sleep apnea patients with the highest level of accuracy possible. It helps determine how the airway responds to mandibular advancement. The Eccovision device is commonly used in ENT and sleep disorders dentistry practices. As a leading sleep apnea treatment practice in San Antonio, we make the most of this device to establish the difference in the airway’s health before, during and after the treatment is over.

Our orthodontists in San Antonio, TX use rhinometer to evaluate nasal patency. This device used acoustic reflection technology to gather key pieces of information. it is a vital part of our dentistry practice. It is also widely used by ENT and pulmonary physicians to screen patients suffering from allergies, deviated septum, nasal resistance, hypertrophied turbinates, and nasal polyps. Any sort of upper airway obstruction or resistance can also be screened using this equipment.

Sleep apnea is a serious disorder in which breath stops and starts repeatedly. There are three types of sleep apnea.

  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Central sleep apnea
  • Complex sleep apnea
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What Are the Symptoms of Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

This is the most common type of sleep apnea which occurs when throat muscles relax.

Irritability

Difficulty concentrating

Fatigue

Waking up with sore throat or dry mouth

Central Sleep Apnea

Central sleep apnea occurs when the brain fails to send proper signals to the muscles controlling breathing.

Irritability

Difficulty concentrating

Fatigue

Waking up with sore throat or dry mouth

Complex Sleep Apnea

Also known as treatment-emergent central sleep apnea, this sleep apnea occurs when the patient has both obstructive and central sleep apnea.

Irritability

Difficulty concentrating

Fatigue

Waking up with sore throat or dry mouth

Get rid of sleep Apnea

If you suspect that you are suffering from sleep apnea and need professional help, feel free to reach out to us.

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Frequently Asked
Questions

1.Who suffers from Sleep Apnea?

People of any age and gender can suffer from sleep apnea; however, obese and old people often suffer from sleep apnea. This condition can worsen as you age or gain more weight and hence visiting a sleep apnea expert in early stages is highly recommended.

Memory loss, decreased sex drive, unusual and increased daytime sleepiness, snoring and irritability are some of the symptoms of sleep apnea.

Since normal breathing get interrupted in sleep apnea, your vital organs get deprived of oxygen and it could lead to several other problems including high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and weight gain. At Mysa Dental we offer oral appliance therapy to patients suffering from sleep apnea.

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