TIRED OF BEING TIRED?
If Snoring is a problem or you suspect you have a sleep disorder, contact us.
Dr. Blincoe may be able to offer a dental solution for a medical condition - obstructive sleep apnea - while also reducing, minimizing and sometimes eliminating snoring.
Dr. Blincoe is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the Kentucky Sleep Society. He is trained in the fabrication of dental devices to help manage diagnosed obstructive sleep apnea and snoring issues.
Sleep disorders can affect:
How can you tell if you have a sleep disorder? One way is to gauge how much snoring affects your life and sleep. Another way is take a short test to see if you display symptoms of a sleep disorder. We can offer you two quick tests to see if you show signs of a sleep disorder:
The Epworth Sleepiness Scale measures certain factors to see if you show symptoms of a sleep disorder.
The STOP-BANG Questionnaire measures factors to see if you are a risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
Click on the links above to take either or both tests.
Snoring is an indicator for Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) and / or Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). Sleep apnea exacerbates diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure to name a few. Snoring and sleep problems need to be investigated. Take our tests listed above to check out your risk factors.
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