Sleep Apnea in Fenton, Michigan or Grand Blanc, Michigan
Dr. Mazhari and her team specialize in helping patients suffering from Sleep Apnea.
Have you been diagnosed with Sleep Apnea and you are frustrated with your CPAP machine? We can help!
If you have a letter from your family doctor, we can make you an appliance to help with your sleep apnea and bill directly to your medical insurance.
Dr. Mazhari has completed the requirements and is now officially a qualified provider.
Dentists play a crucial role in addressing sleep apnea, a potentially serious sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep. Through the field of dental sleep medicine, dentists can provide effective solutions, particularly for cases of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OSA occurs when the muscles in the throat relax excessively, leading to a partial or complete blockage of the airway. Dentists specializing in sleep apnea often prescribe oral appliances, also known as mandibular advancement devices (MADs) or tongue-retaining devices (TRDs). These custom-fitted devices are designed to reposition the jaw and tongue to prevent airway obstruction, thus promoting better airflow during sleep. By collaborating with sleep physicians and conducting thorough evaluations, dentists can tailor these devices to each patient's unique needs, offering a non-invasive alternative for those who cannot tolerate continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy. Regular follow-ups and adjustments ensure the optimal effectiveness of these devices, emphasizing the integral role that dentists play in enhancing sleep quality and overall well-being for individuals struggling with sleep apnea.
If you want to learn more about Sleep Apnea, please call (810) 629-7682 to schedule an appointment.