- End your persistent & loud snoring
- Breathe easier so you can enjoy deep sleep
- Get a custom mouthguard to improve your health
Healthy sleep is necessary for you to be the healthiest you can be. If you have difficulty breathing while you are asleep, you may have sleep apnea in Castle Rock, CO. We can help you:Dr. Erik Hekkert on sleep apnea Read Transcript
Dr. Erik Hekkert on sleep apnea
Sleep apnea is a very dangerous kind of quiet thing that's out there, and more and more people are finding out that they actually suffer from it. It wrecks your night's sleep, when of course, during sleep is when healing occurs, during sleep is when growth occurs. Your body is resetting, and if you're interrupting that with sleep apnea, all sorts of things go wrong. You're not getting enough oxygenation and all the problems that come with that. Sleep apnea can very simply be treated sometimes, and I know that there are surgeries out there, there's CPAP machines out there, we've got a non-medical, non-surgical, method of treating this with an appliance that makes changes that are permanent, and you will be able to get rid of that appliance after a little while and you will not have sleep apnea.
- Stop snoring
- Enjoy deeper sleep
- Wake up feeling refreshed
- Improve your health
We want you and your loved ones to get relief. Talk to us about how we can help you or someone you love. Call 720-613-5723 for a consultation with Dr. Erik Hekkert. You might be able to apply your health insurance policy to treatment. Be sure to ask us about this possibility when you call.
Better Breathing Can Improve Your Health & Sleep
Obstructive sleep apnea is a disorder in which people stop breathing after they fall asleep. When left untreated, it can increase your risk of other health problems including cardiovascular disease, heart attacks, and strokes.
To get relief from this condition, you need to keep your airways open and clear while you are sleeping. You can get a custom mouthguard from our team to wear while you sleep. This will adjust the position of your jaw so you can breathe easier, snore less, and get quality, restful sleep.
Many people diagnosed with sleep apnea are given a CPAP machine initially. The mask used with this machine can cause irritation. The feeling of air pressure can prevent some people from falling asleep, while other patients are bothered by the sound of the machine itself. This may explain why long-term compliance with CPAP therapy is low.
Act Now To Sleep Well Soon
If you suspect that you might have sleep apnea, we can prescribe a sleep test. Dr. Hekkert offers take-home sleep studies in the comfort of your own home so that he can diagnose your sleep apnea and prescribe the best level of treatment for your needs. We can assist in your treatment at our general dentist office if you are diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea. The right treatment for you can vary depending on the severity of your condition.
Loud and persistent snoring, daytime sleepiness, morning headaches, and fatigue all can be symptoms of this sleep disorder. While anyone can have this problem, men, people over 40, and people who are overweight are more likely to develop it.
Talk to Dr. Hekkert if you suspect that you may have sleep apnea in Castle Rock, CO. We have helped many people get the sleep they deserve. Call 720-613-5723 or contact us online to request a consultation at Evoque Dental & Wellness Center.