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Sleep Apnea Treatment in St. Louis, MO

Sleep Apnea Solutions with Dr. Chris Hill

Struggling with sleep apnea can greatly affect your quality of life, leading to fatigue, health issues, and disrupted sleep. If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea or suspect you might have it, Smile On Dental Studio in St. Louis, MO, is equipped to help. Dr. Chris Hill works closely with local sleep labs for accurate diagnoses and offers effective treatment options tailored to your needs.

Diagnosing Sleep Apnea

If you are experiencing symptoms of sleep apnea, such as loud snoring, daytime fatigue, or sudden awakenings with a sensation of choking, it’s crucial to get a proper diagnosis. Dr. Chris Hill can evaluate your airways and, if necessary, refer you to a reputable St. Louis sleep lab. A comprehensive sleep study will confirm whether sleep apnea is the cause of your symptoms, allowing us to proceed with the most effective treatment.

Oral Appliance Therapy

While CPAP machines are commonly prescribed for sleep apnea, many patients find them cumbersome and uncomfortable, leading to low compliance. As an alternative, Dr. Hill specializes in custom-fitting oral mouthpieces that reposition the jaw and tongue to keep the airway open during sleep. This solution is similar to wearing a retainer and is specifically designed to reduce or eliminate the symptoms of sleep apnea.

Benefits of Oral Appliance Therapy

Choosing an oral appliance for sleep apnea management offers several advantages:

Comfort

Unlike bulky CPAP masks, oral appliances are small, lightweight, and comfortable to wear.

Convenience

Oral appliances are easy to use, clean, and transport, making them ideal for consistent use, including while traveling.

Effectiveness

Properly fitted oral appliances can significantly reduce the symptoms of sleep apnea, leading to better sleep quality and overall health.

Discreet

The compact design makes oral appliances barely noticeable, avoiding the discomfort and self-consciousness associated with CPAP machines.

Why Choose Smile On Dental Studio for Sleep Apnea Treatment?

Expertise

Dr. Chris Hill’s experience in diagnosing and treating sleep apnea ensures you receive personalized and effective care.

Collaborative Care

We work closely with local specialists and sleep labs to ensure a comprehensive approach to your sleep health.

Patient-Centered Solutions

Dr. Hill focuses on treatments that not only address sleep apnea but also fit into your lifestyle, enhancing adherence and outcomes.

Improve Your Sleep Tonight

Don’t let sleep apnea control your life. With the right treatment, you can enjoy deeper sleep and improved health. Visit Smile On Dental Studio to explore how an oral appliance can replace or supplement your current sleep apnea treatment. Dr. Chris Hill and our team are ready to help you achieve a more restful sleep and a healthier lifestyle.

Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Hill will conduct a thorough assessment to determine if an oral appliance could effectively treat your sleep apnea, based on your specific condition and lifestyle.

For many patients, especially those with mild to moderate sleep apnea, oral appliances are an effective alternative to CPAP therapy.

Yes, many patients transition to an oral appliance with Dr. Hill’s guidance, especially if they struggle with CPAP compliance.

Schedule Your Sleep Apnea Consultation in St. Louis!

Take the first step toward a better night’s sleep by contacting Smile On Dental Studio. Call us at 314-862-7007  to schedule an appointment with Dr. Chris Hill and discover the benefits of oral appliance therapy for sleep apnea.

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