Sleep Apnea

Our Boca Raton dentists treat sleep disorders too!

What Is Sleep Apnea?

Affecting an estimated 30 million Americans, it is something to be taken seriously.
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Are you one of those 30 million sufferers who hate your C-Pap machine and dealing with sleep apnea? There are alternatives, and you don’t have to endure it any longer. Read on to find out how Dr. Spoont can help you today.

Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. If you snore loudly and feel tired even after a full night’s sleep, you might have sleep apnea.

The most common type of sleep apnea is known as obstructive sleep apnea, which occurs when your throat muscles relax. Some common sleep apnea symptoms include:

  • Waking up with a very sore or dry throat
  • Loud snoring
  • Occasionally waking up with a choking or gasping sensation
  • Sleepiness or lack of energy during the day
  • Sleepiness while driving
  • Morning headaches
  • Restless sleep
  • Forgetfulness, mood changes

Find out how our dentist in Boca Raton, FL, Dr. Spoont, can help you today!

Sleep Apnea Treatment

Discover oral appliance therapy.

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) recommends oral appliance therapy as a first-line treatment for patients diagnosed with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea.

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Where to get them

We fabricate our very own FDA-approved oral devices for a more precise and better fit as well as a reduced waiting time.

The AASM also recommends oral appliances for patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea who cannot tolerate or wear CPAP devices.

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When to wear them

They are worn during your sleep and are similar to sports mouthguards or orthodontic appliances.

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How they work

These appliances hold your lower jaw forward just enough to keep the airway open and prevent your tongue and muscles from collapsing and blocking your airway.

How Can Dr. Spoont Help?

Our caring dentist is trained to diagnose and treat symptoms of sleep apnea.

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As a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine…Click to open a new window to the official website of American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine…, Dr. Spoont has extended his knowledge and experience in this area to diagnose and treat sleep apnea accurately.

A definitive diagnosis of sleep apnea can be made only with a sleep study conducted during a visit to a sleep lab, usually overnight, or a home study performed with special equipment. Our office offers a one-night home sleep study, at no charge, as a convenient way to diagnose sleep apnea from the comfort of your own bed.

If you test positive, you will receive a detailed report signed by a physician who is a specialist in Sleep Medicine and guidance from Dr. Spoont on how to proceed.

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What Our Patients Are Saying

‘‘Been going here since I was a kid and have always loved Dr. Spoont. Dr. Spoont really cares about all his patients and it shows. He is also very patient and will put you at ease. ’’

Allison D.

Enjoy a Good Night's Sleep
Oral appliance therapy is an effective, non-invasive treatment that fits easily into your lifestyle. Patients like oral appliance therapy because it is:
  • Comfortable
  • Easy to wear
  • Quiet
  • Portable
  • Convenient for travel
  • Easy to care for
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