March 18 was World Sleep Day. If you have sleep apnea, you likely aren’t getting the healthy sleep that you need.

Fortunately, you can get treatments for this sleep disorder with the help of your dentist in Tigard, OR. Here are three reasons that you should.

You Can Be More Alert

When you have sleep apnea, you may be waking up hundreds of times every night. Even if you don’t remember this, it is enough to prevent you from getting the deep sleep that you need to feel rested and refreshed when you wake up.

You Can Improve Your Health

People who have untreated sleep apnea are more likely to have cardiovascular disease, heart attacks, high blood pressure, and strokes. They also are more likely to be in car accidents as a result of sleep deprivation.

You Can Stop Snoring

Loud and persistent snoring is one of the most common symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea. By getting one of our oral appliances, you can keep your airway open so your snore sleep and stay asleep long enough to reach the stages of deep sleep.

To schedule a consultation in Tigard, OR, call Gregory A. Williams, DMD today at 503-210-9802 or contact us online