Feel Like Yourself Again by Treating Your Apnea

18 MILLION Up to 18 million people in the U.S. have sleep apnea, with up to 4 million suffering from severe sleep apnea. Source.
If you have obstructive sleep apnea, the soft tissues in the back of your throat close while you sleep. This can lead to a severely disrupted sleep cycle. You may experience symptoms such as loud snoring, headaches in the morning, waking up gasping for air, and excessive drowsiness during the day.

CPAP machines are one of the best solutions. However, they don’t work for every patient. That’s when it can be beneficial to get treatment from our team. Dr. Rathjen can fabricate a custom-crafted oral appliance that will help keep your airway open during the night.

You can expect many benefits from this solution:

  • Comfort – A custom mouthguard is tailored to fit your mouth comfortably. You can enjoy a peaceful sleep without a clumsy CPAP mask, tubing, or noise.
  • Convenience – A CPAP machine requires you to plug it into the wall during the night. However, a custom mouthguard is compact and portable, making it great for traveling. You can use it nearly anywhere, even on a plane.
  • Effectiveness – A sleep apnea solution only works if you actually use it. A customized sleep guard is comfortable and easy to adapt to, so you are more likely to use it every night. This will ensure you get the quality rest you need.

Dr. Rathjen will begin treatment by confirming your diagnosis. He can recommend a board-certified doctor to perform a sleep study, if needed. Once you get that confirmation, he will capture impressions of your teeth and work with SomnoMed to create your sleep appliance.

Call 763-200-5807 to get help with your sleep apnea in Blaine. You can also ​​schedule online.