A poor bite, missing teeth, misaligned jaw, and other dental abnormalities can cause breathing problems. Depending on your dentist’s diagnosis, the dentist, orthodontist, or oral surgeon can correct them with one of several treatments.
Mandibular Repositioning Device
This device temporarily moves the jawbone forward and opens the airway, especially for patients with sleep apnea; the device is worn during sleep with or without a CPAP machine. You can remove the device after you wake up.[Read more…]