Sleep apnea has been around for a long time and according to the American Sleep Apnea Foundation, sleep apnea affects an estimated 22 million Americans. Many Americans do not know that they have the condition at all. Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder that, when undiagnosed and untreated, can lead to:
  • poor quality of life
  • dangerous accidents
  • high blood pressure
  • chronic heart failure
  • atrial fibrillation
  • stroke
  • obesity
  • diabetes
  • mild cognitive impairment
  • dementia
  • depression
  • daytime sleepiness
  • irritability
  • morning headaches
  • weight gain
  • risk of heart attack
Here at The Center for Specialized Dentistry fortunately, we can diagnose and treat sleep apnea effectively. If you had enough call us today to schedule a consultation to meet with Dr. Louis.