Dental Sleep Medicine
Advancements in sleep medicine confirm people with sleep disorders are more at risk for high blood pressure, cardiovascular problems such as stroke or heart attack, obesity, and diabetes; as well as, lower overall functioning of day to day life from poor sleep with reduced levels of oxygen .
The CDC also reports that mental and physical distress, depressive symptoms, anxiety and pain are all side effects of frequent insufficient sleep.
During your dental visit we are happy to discuss the dental symptoms such as dry mouth, size and shape of tongue, neck, jaw function and work with your physician to help elevate your overall health.
Many people suffer either without realizing they are afflicted or because they need help navigating the path to relief. Dr. Phillips is happy to guide likely suffers to getting diagnosed and, if indicated, offering a non-invasive dental solution.