Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Options in Poughkeepsie
Dr. Manisha Bhalla provides treatments to correct obstructive sleep apnea in Poughkeepsie. This condition, while common, is serious and can cause symptoms that range from snoring, daytime fatigue and irritability to complications such as respiratory issues, heart disease, and stroke.
Our general dentist in Poughkeepsie is experienced with both the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea and its treatment. She works closely with medical professionals who can determine the severity of your condition if you are diagnosed with this disorder.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Services in Poughkeepsie
We provide both diagnostic and corrective services including:
Comprehensive Dental Exam – Dr. Bhalla includes a thorough assessment of patients’ airways during dental exams. If she finds any signs that may indicate sleep apnea, she follows with specific questions to help determine if you need further tests.
At Home Sleep Test – This preliminary diagnostic tool is easy to use and helps our sleep apnea dentists and other health professionals define your symptoms.
Dental Appliance Therapy – Night-guards and splints are precisely customized to provide relief from mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea
CPAP Therapy Coordination – If your sleep apnea is deemed too severe to be alleviated by guards or splints alone, we work with our network of professionals and modify your appliance to work in conjunction with a CPAP mask for more effective treatment.
Individualized Sleep Apnea Dentistry in Poughkeepsie
Dr. Bhalla is committed to precisely customizing both her approach to treatment and your dental appliance. We serve patients that have not been able to tolerate CPAP therapy who find success with our special night-guards. Dr. Bhalla works only with a trusted lab to craft your dental device to ensure she delivers an appliance that is effective and made to fit comfortably.
Comprehensive Training in Sleep Apnea Appliance Therapy
Dr. Bhalla’s entire team is specially trained in the assessment of obstructive sleep apnea and the use of our in office diagnostic technology, including our Rhinometer which measures airway patency and is useful in all phases of your treatment.
Dr. Bhalla is proud to offer care for obstructive sleep apnea at her Poughkeepsie dental office. In addition to providing her patients with healthy and beautiful smiles, her ability to further contribute to your overall well-being is a rewarding part of the patient care process.
If you have a history of snoring or find you are not experiencing a good night’s rest on a regular basis, you may be suffering from sleep apnea. Call Dr. Bhalla’s dental office in Poughkeepsie to schedule a sleep apnea assessment today.