The clinic’s revised services include the use of advanced cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT), for early identification of potential sleep apnea cases, with observation in sleep labs helping to confirm a diagnosis. The latest CPAP devices and custom-fitted oral appliances are also now offered to treat a wide variety of casual factors.
More details can be found at: https://millenniumsmiles.com/service/obstructive-sleep-apnea
Millennium Smiles points to the rising prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea, and the potential health risks, as a key driver in its latest update. While off-the-shelf appliances are available, the center states that its customized devices offer a greater degree of comfort, as well as being adjustable and more reliable.
A report from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine estimates that approximately 26% of Americans between the ages of 30 and 70 years may suffer from sleep apnea. When left untreated, long-term health effects can include high blood pressure, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, and impairment of cognitive function.
As Millennium Smiles explains, many individuals may not be aware that they suffer from OSA, and the clinic’s expanded services are designed to increase the rates of diagnosis. The center’s CBCT scans can help to observe the upper airways of patients, alerting dentists to potential obstructions. Diagnosis can then be confirmed in a sleep lab.
The clinic also states that multiple studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of continuous positive air pressure (CPAP) machines, as well as professionally fitted oral appliances, in the treatment of OSA. Specifically, Millennium Smiles states that its latest oral appliances are more comfortable than CPAP devices, and have also proved to be very effective in a variety of cases.
About Millennium Smiles
In addition to OSA diagnosis and treatments, Millennium Smiles specializes in advanced temporomandibular joint therapy, as well as cosmetic dentistry, and 24/7 emergency or routine dental care. Using some of the latest technologies, the center now operates from clinics on Main Road and Lebanon Road, allowing it to assist a greater number of local clients.
One client recently stated: “I have been needing to find a new dentist for a while, and I ran across Millennium Smiles on Instagram. From entering the front door until I left my appointment, it was an excellent experience. This will definitely be my new dentist.”
Interested parties can find more information by visiting: https://millenniumsmiles.com/service/sleep-apnea-appliance
5649 Lebanon Rd
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