Westmont, IL Dentist
Frederic Mrugala, D.D.S.
6418 S. Cass Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559
(630) 963-8680
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Hickory Hills, IL Dentist
Frederic Mrugala, D.D.S.
9525 S. 79th Avenue
Hickory Hills, IL 60457
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Sleep ApneaSleep apnea is a top cause of snoring that can make it difficult or even impossible for you and your loved ones to sleep soundly. Thankfully, appliances are available at the dentist's office that could help ensure that you and your family have a good night’s rest. Dr. Frederic Mrugala is a Westmont IL dentist who specializes in sleep apnea treatments for patients in need.

Understanding Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea is a disorder that affects millions of Americans—some of whom don’t even know that they have this problem. It causes the patient to wake up numerous times at night while sleeping due to an obstruction of the air passageway. As soon as the passageway is blocked, the patient wakes up momentarily, then falls back asleep and repeats this process over and over again (usually unknowingly). The obstruction also causes the loud snoring sound that many people find hard to ignore.

Sleep Apnea Effects
People who feel fatigued even after sleeping for six to eight hours at night may be tired because of undiagnosed sleep apnea. It’s not normal for the body to wake up so many times while resting—the body and mind doesn’t get the proper relaxation it needs to “seize the day.” Untreated sleep apnea can also lead to other health conditions, like heart disease and high blood pressure.

Sleep Apnea Appliances Are a Solution
Dr. Mrugala prescribes snoring sleep apnea appliances to patients at his Westmont IL dentist office. These appliances adjust the position of the jaw or the tongue so that the air passageway won’t be blocked when the patient is lying down. If you’re a candidate for this device, you must make an appointment to have a custom appliance created and fitted.

Your Family Will Thank You
When you get help for your sleep apnea, your loved ones (including the family pet) will thank you. They will finally be able to get a peaceful night’s rest. You can also wake up feeling refreshed and ready for the day ahead. Call Dr. Mrugala’s Westmont IL dentist office at (630)963-8680 to schedule a snoring consultation today.