Sleep Apnea Therapy
What is Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is a conditioned marked by pauses in breathing during sleep. A pause, called an apnea, can last between 10 seconds to several minutes. Pauses can occur 5 to 30 or more times per hour.
According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, more than 12 million people in the U.S. have sleep apnea. Of the total, more than half are overweight. Those figures also estimate that one in 25 middle-aged men and one in 50 middle-aged women have sleep apnea.
How do I treat Sleep Apnea?
Schedule an appointment with Dr. Moore to talk about Oral Appliance Therapy.
Dr. Brian Moore has been treating patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) since 2006. Since that time Dental Sleep Medicine has expanded tremendously as research has shown the relationship of OSA with heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, lowered immune system response, as well as work and automobile related accidents. By staying abreast of the current techniques in Dental Sleep Medicine we are able to provide the best possible treatment for our patients.
Dr. Moore believes in life long learning and being a member of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, North Carolina Academy of Sleep Medicine allows him to remain up to date on research and developing treatment options.