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Snoring occurs due to the vibration of respiratory structures, which is a result of obstructed airflow while sleeping.
Several factors can contribute to snoring, including weak throat muscles, misalignment of the jaw due to weakened facial muscles, excess fat around the throat, nasal airway obstruction, and the presence of obstructive sleep apnea.
Persistent Loud Snoring: When the snoring becomes a constant occurrence every night, interfering with your or your partner's sleep.
Breathing Pauses During Sleep: If you or your partner notice pauses in breathing during the night, which might be indicative of a more serious condition like sleep apnea.
Chronic Daytime Fatigue: When snoring leads to regular disturbances in sleep, causing chronic daytime drowsiness or fatigue.
Sore Throat Upon Waking: Regularly experiencing a sore throat or dry mouth upon waking, which might be caused by snoring.
High Blood Pressure: If you have developed high blood pressure, which can be associated with conditions related to snoring such as sleep apnea.
Concentration Issues: Facing difficulties in concentrating during the day, which might be a consequence of disrupted sleep due to snoring.
Mood Swings and Irritability: When snoring affects your mood, causing irritability or mood swings due to lack of quality sleep.
Relationship Strain: If snoring is causing tension or strain in your relationship due to disrupted sleep for your partner.
Unfortunately, snoring can have a range of negative side effects, not just for the person who snores but also for those around them. These may include sleep deprivation, daytime drowsiness, increased irritability, diminished focus, reduced libido, as well as psychological and social strains.
Thankfully, several treatment options can alleviate snoring, such as weight loss, quitting smoking, adopting a side-sleeping position, and utilizing a snore guard to advance the position of the mandible. We are pleased to offer custom-fitted snore guards at our office to help you and your loved ones enjoy a quieter, more restful night's sleep.
Absolutely, dental snore guards are custom-made to fit your mouth precisely, ensuring not only effectiveness in reducing snoring but also comfort throughout the night. Your dentist will work with you to make any necessary adjustments for a comfortable fit.
Many individuals notice a reduction in snoring almost immediately after starting to use a dental snoring solution. However, the exact time can vary depending on the individual and the severity of their snoring. It's important to maintain regular follow-ups with your dentist to monitor progress and make adjustments if necessary.
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