If your partner complains that you snore at night you may have a serious sleep disorder called Sleep Apnea. People with this disorder stop breathing in their sleep, sometimes hundreds of times. This robs the brain and body of oxygen and if left untreated this disorder can lead to;
- Daytime sleepiness
- High blood pressure
- Heart failure
- Irregular heart beats
- Heart attacks
- Worsening of ADHD
Fresh Pond Dental is committed to helping patients with Sleep Apnea. On staff we have John J. Haze, D.M.D., M.S., M.S., who specializes in Sleep Apnea. His extensive background and training make him an exceptional fit for our dental office. Dr. Haze has helped many patients thorough the use of FDA approved intra-oral appliances. These devices help keep the airway open which controls snoring and leads to more restful nights and less daytime fatigue.
Dr. Haze is a researcher and faculty member at New York University and Harvard University. Working with world-class clinicians gives him the edge when it comes to techniques and procedures for solving Sleep Apnea problems.
Some of the symptoms of Sleep Apnea include;
- Excessive daytime sleepiness
- Waking with an unrefreshed feeling
- Issues with memory and concentration
- Feeling tired
- Personality Changes
- Morning or night headaches
- A Sour Taste in the mouth at night
- Swelling of the legs
- Getting up in the night to urinate
- Sweating while sleeping
- Chest pain while sleeping
If you are experiencing symptoms of Sleep Apnea we welcome you to make an appointment at Fresh Pond Dental to see Dr. John Haze. Using the latest technological advances he will find a solution for your Sleep Apnea issues.
At Fresh Pond Dental we are committed to helping patients with all of their dental needs.