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Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea Treatment in the Shawnee - Kansas City Area

HT Complete Family Dentistry - Shawnee KS
HT Complete Family Dentistry - Shawnee KS
Sleep Apnea - HT Complete Family Dentistry - Shawnee KS

Treating Sleep Apnea and Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Many patients can be afflicted or disturbed by sleeping problems. These problems can be addressed by their dentist coupled with their diagnosis or with their MD consult.

Some sleep disturbances are a result of the dental arches being small or underdeveloped along with a tongue that can block the airway when laying down. Some of the disorders can be identified and managed by their dentist. The Dental Sleep training that Dr. Tinnel has completed has helped many patients, like herself, sleep better. If you’re ready for a good night’s sleep, schedule an appointment with a dentist near you in the Kansas City area. 

Frequently Asked Questions About Sleep Apnea

Take some time to read some of our most frequently asked questions below! Don’t see and answer you’re looking for? Contact us, we’d love to answer any and all of your questions! 

Sleep apnea is a potentially very serious disorder in which your breathing periodically stops while you’re asleep. 

Dr.Tinnel has completed special dental sleep training that enables her to identify sleep disorders and treat them. 

Sleep apnea can sometimes be caused by the dental arches being too small or underdeveloped, which then causes the tongue to block the airway when laying down.

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