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Sleep apnea treatment in Norwalk

Norwalk oral appliances

Norwalk oral appliances

Have you been suffering with sleep apnea and have been told that an oral appliance may be able to solve your sleep apnea problem? If so, you will definitely want to come in to our dental practice and learn more about how Norwalk oral appliances can help you feel better and stop your sleep apnea symptoms.

At our dental practice, Alan B Rosenthal, DDS, our expert and highly trained sleep apnea specialist and dentist is Dr. Alan B Rosenthal. Patients who suffer from untreated sleep apnea can have a very difficult time during the day; they may feel tired all the time and then have trouble falling asleep. Sleep apnea patients can even wake up in the middle of the night and then have trouble concentrating during the day because they are so tired and have not really received any quality of sleep. These symptoms can all be related to sleep apnea or snoring. Our dentist, Dr. Rosenthal, is able to provide patients with Norwalk oral appliances that can help reduce or eliminate the symptoms of sleep apnea or snoring.

Dr. Rosenthal is a sleep apnea specialist. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that can go on to cause other health problems. When a person has sleep apnea they will actually temporarily stop breathing many times when they sleep. Sleep apnea can also cause headaches and even personality changes. When a person has sleep apnea they will often snore loudly at night and then gasp for air. At our practice, our sleep apnea and snoring patients can be fitted for Norwalk oral appliances which will keep the sleep apnea or snoring from occurring. Oral appliance therapy is a very important treatment option for patients with sleep apnea. The potential health risks of sleep apnea are very serious, and can include: high blood pressure; heart disease; diabetes; depression; and even stroke. An oral appliance is a small plastic device that the patient will keep in his or her mouth during sleep. It is similar to a sports mouth guard and will help keep the tongue and soft tissues in the back of the throat from collapsing. This will enable the patient to keep an open airway during their sleep. If you are interested in being seen by our sleep apnea doctor, and getting a sleep apnea device to help prevent this problem, simply contact our office for an appointment.

37 North Avenue, Suite 3
Norwalk, Connecticut 06851
(203) 84-sleep
(203) 84-snore

Diagnosing and treating orofacial pain in Norwalk

Norwalk orofacial pain

Norwalk orofacial pain

When people experience orofacial pain, their first call is often to their dentist. Many different conditions will present with similar symptoms, making it difficult for a dentist to arrive at an accurate diagnosis. Without a correct diagnosis, it is virtually impossible to provide the care necessary to alleviate a person’s pain. If this sounds familiar to you, and you have been experience Norwalk orofacial pain to no avail, then perhaps it’s time you visit the dental office of Alan B Rosenthal DMD.

Orofacial pain is an evolving area within the field of dentistry dedicated to the treatment of complex orofacial pain disorders, and the scope of the field is enlarging. Dr. Alan B Rosenthal has accumulated extensive knowledge and experience throughout over 30 years of his practice in managing complicated cases. He is a sleep doctor, board certified Orofacial pain doctor, a Fellow of American Academy of Orofacial Pain, and holds a Master’s degree in Public Health and Master’s degree in Global Public Health. In short, he is well adept at diagnosing and treating Norwalk orofacial pain. Orofacial pain is pain perceived in the face and/or oral cavity. It is caused by diseases or disorders of regional structures, by dysfunction of the nervous system, or through referral from distant sources. This includes, but is not limited to complex masticatory and cervical musculoskeletal pain, neurovascular pain (i.e. headache disorders resulting in orofacial pain), neuropathic pain, psychosocial concerns, as well as sleep disorders related to orofacial pain. Other complex disorders causing persistent pain and dysfunction of the orofacial structure may cause orofacial pain. Treatment, of course, is dependent on the cause of the Norwalk orofacial pain. If it is due to a sleep disorder, such as sleep apnea, then a device worn while the patient sleeps may be all that’s needed.

If you would like to learn more about our periodontist office or periodontist, we highly recommend that you visit our practice’s main website to browse through some additional, detailed information that you might find useful. If you have any specific questions or concerns regarding Sarasota periodontal maintenance and cleanings, or any of our other procedures, please do not hesitate to contact the staff here directly. We look forward to working with you and giving you the beautiful smile that you deserve.

37 North Avenu, Suite3
Norwalk, Connecticut 06851
(203) 84-sleep
(203) 84-snore

 

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