Snoring Treatment in Dallas, TX

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About Snoring Treatments

Snoring can be very disruptive to members of your family. We offer solutions that consist of anti-snoring devices that you can wear at night to help you and everyone else in your household get a peaceful night’s rest. Our devices are custom-made to fit over a patient’s teeth and keep their airway open, and they are made of strong, flexible materials that guarantee both comfort and effectiveness. They can easily help someone stop snoring the very first night!

What Are the Benefits of Snoring Treatments?

The experienced team in Dallas, TX understands that snoring can significantly impact not only the quality of sleep but also the overall well-being of patients and their loved ones. Some of the benefits of snoring treatments include:

  • Restored energy and reduced daytime fatigue
  • Improved quality of sleep
  • Alleviation of associated health issues such as sleep apnea
  • Enhanced cognitive function and mental clarity
  • Improved overall health and quality of life through effective snoring management

Help Everyone Enjoy A Full Night’s Rest

If you snore in your sleep, then you likely know how disruptive it can be for members of your family. If your life is being negatively affected due to snoring, Dr. Hamlett has several solutions that can be customized to improve the quality of your sleep and the quality of your life (as well as the people around you). His treatments can often help a person stop snoring the very first night and even prevent the onset of a very serious sleep disorder called sleep apnea.

Candidates For Snoring Treatment

Typical candidates for snoring treatment in Dallas, TX, at Hamlett & La Mastra, DDS experience mild to moderate snoring and/or sleep apnea, usually triggered by repetitive airway obstruction. This can be caused by several factors, including being overweight or obese, alcohol consumption, sleeping position, a large tongue, nasal obstructions, or enlarged tonsils or uvula. Sleep apnea generally refers to multiple breathing pauses per sleep hour and may or may not include snoring. If you experience excessive snoring or sleep apnea episodes, a custom-made oral appliance can help you reduce snoring and/or sleep apnea for a more restful night. During your consultation, we will examine you and listen to your concerns to determine if a personalized snoring treatment is right for you.

Snoring Causes

Snoring affects people and genders of all types although it occurs more frequently in men and people who are obese. Although it isn’t always a serious problem other than for your sleeping companion, it can pose medical problems for you that you should be aware of.

Snoring is caused when the air flow through the mouth and nose is obstructed. This can be caused by an obstructed nasal airway, throat, and tongue muscles that become too relaxed, by having a bulky throat due to obesity, or by having a long uvula.

Health Risks of Snoring

Snoring can result in the following health problems:

  • Interruptions in breathing for over 10 seconds
  • Poor night’s sleep due to frequent waking
  • Strain on the heart that can result in increased risk for cardiovascular disease

Snoring FAQ

What causes snoring?

Snoring can be caused by one or a combination of issues, including weight, alcohol consumption, allergies, colds, and the anatomy of your sinuses and mouth. Your sleeping position can also affect snoring.

Is snoring bad for you?

Snoring isn’t just annoying to your sleeping partner – it can also have negative health effects. Snoring can disrupt your sleep causing fatigue and sleep apnea (disruptions in breathing) which can put stress on your heart.

Why have I started snoring?

If you didn’t use to snore but have recently started snoring, it could be a result of weight gain, medications or alcohol use, aging, or jaw or oral problems. If snoring has become a problem, contact Hamlett & La Mastra, DDS to schedule a consultation to diagnose your snoring issues.

What can I do to stop snoring?

If you are consistently experiencing snoring, here are a few things you can do:

  • Limit alcohol intake (especially before bed)
  • Lose weight
  • Change your sleeping position (try laying on your side)
  • Get new pillows (old pillows can be full of allergens)
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Keep nasal passageways open (hot showers, salt water rinse, nasal strips)

If none of these recommendations help, contact Hamlett & La Mastra, DDS to schedule an appointment to diagnose the causes of your snoring.

Schedule a Consultation for a Snoring Treatment

To determine if you are at risk for any of the symptoms that are affiliated with snoring Dr. Hamlett can provide a professional evaluation to examine your health. If you are at risk for additional health problems we offer several conservative snoring treatments that may include mouthpieces that assist you in getting a more restful night’s sleep.

Other conservative snoring treatments include maintaining a healthy body weight, avoiding alcohol and tobacco use, and sleeping on your side. To learn more about our treatments or to schedule a consultation please contact us today.

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