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Dr. Alan Smolen discusses the disadvantages of sleep apnea along with treatment advice.
YARDLEY, PA, March 22, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- March 2-9th was National Sleep Awareness Week. In recognition of that week, Dr. Smolen wants patients to be aware of sleep apnea and its negative impact on their overall health.
"Most patients don't know they are dealing with sleep apnea. . One's bedtime partner may make you aware of irregular sleeping patterns. The symptoms may include snoring, stopped breathing during sleep and daytime tiredness. If a patient is newly diagnosed with sleep apnea, it's time to be aware of treatment options," explains Dr. Smolen.
With a lack of sleep, patients may notice the above symptoms. But sleep apnea and sleep deprivation can cause more serious health concerns, such as heart attack, diabetes and stroke. If you recently became aware of your sleep apnea, it's time to find relief and start getting a good night's sleep.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment in Yardley
Dentistry uses oral appliances for multiple reasons. Some people need them while playing contact sports. Others have custom bite-guards created to protect their teeth from night-time grinding. An oral appliance was developed to keep the airway open, relieving a sleep apnea patient of interrupted breathing patterns. At Yardley Dental Arts, Dr. Smolen is able to supply custom-made devices to patients who need treatment.
To schedule an appointment for sleep apnea treatment evaluation at the Yardley office of Dr. Smolen, call (215) 504-2400. Or go to www.alansmolendds.com to check out oral health resources and information specifically pertaining to Dr. Smolen's dental practice.
About Yardley Dental Arts:
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Dr. Smolen received both his B.S. degree in Chemistry and D.D.S. from Temple University. He has been practicing restorative and cosmetic dentistry in the Langhorne-Yardley area for over 30 years.
For the last 15 years, Dr. Smolen has elected to continue his education at renowned institutes: Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education, Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study, NYU College of Dentistry's Continuing Education Program and the Piper Education and Research Center.
In addition to his practice in Yardley, Dr. Smolen is currently an instructor at NYU's Full Mouth Rehabilitation Continuing Dental Education Program. He is also an active member of the American Dental Association, Montgomery Bucks Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Yardley Dental Arts
501 Floral Vale Blvd.
Yardley, PA 19067
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