When your jaws develop properly, your teeth fall into their rightful position, and other oral structures sit correctly to support breathing. Unfortunately, the perfect oral anatomy doesn’t always happen, leading to numerous concerns that affect your oral health and quality of life. Dr. Vincent Buscemi of Buscemi Family Dentistry uses airway-centered dentistry to pinpoint the underlying causes of structural problems affecting your bite and breathing.
If you suffer from sleep apnea, snoring, and other airway disorders in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, please book an appointment with Dr. Buscemi to benefit from effective, non-surgical treatments.
Dr. Buscemi deeply understands how the tissues in your mouth and throat affect breathing. He has extensive training and experience to diagnose and treat sleep disorders and other airway-related conditions in children and adults.
One of the common sleep disorder conditions we encounter is obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This condition occurs when the soft tissues in the throat relax when sleeping, obstructing your airway. OSA causes numerous unpleasant symptoms, including chronic snoring, headaches, daytime fatigue, and poor concentration. What’s more, untreated sleep apnea can result in health complications like heart disease, stroke, hypertension, and breathing.
Dental alignment, malocclusion, and jaw structure abnormalities can affect how you breathe normally, especially when sleeping. Sometimes, innocuous actions like mouth breathing from a young age can lead to sleep apnea and other health complications. Airway dentistry identifies the source of the condition to resolve symptoms and restore oral health and overall physical well-being.
Airway-centered dentistry uses a range of therapies, including oral appliance therapy, to correct structural problems that cause breathing disorders. A dental device prevents your soft tissues from collapsing when sleeping. It also expands the oral structure of your jaw to create enough room in your oral cavity to facilitate normal breathing.
Dr. Buscemi has helped many patients with breathing disorders live a healthy life. The benefits of an airway-centered approach include:
Do you have breathing disorders affecting your quality of life? Relief is around the corner.