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Sleep apnea therapy is available for Indianapolis area patients

Patients with obstructive sleep apnea are welcome to ask us about treatment options. In most cases, Dr. Church at Washington Street Dentistry in Indianapolis will encourage patients to consider the benefits of oral appliance therapy.

Sleep apnea therapy is available for Indianapolis area patients in Washington Street Dentistry

Why use oral appliance therapy?

There are several reasons why patients may use oral appliance therapy. They may be dealing with:

  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Bruxism
  • Temporomandibular joint disorder/TMJ/TMD

These conditions are often improved with the use of an oral appliance. They are special mouth guards that a dentist can custom fabricate for a patient who has a condition. They are made of medical-grade plastics that are strong, durable, and easy to care for.

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New Patients: (317) 333-6788

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How does it help with obstructive sleep apnea?

Patients who have been diagnosed with OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) have a blockage occurring in the airways while they sleep. This can be caused by a misaligned jaw or the tongue falling back into the throat. Oral appliance therapy for obstructive sleep apnea will provide a way of holding the tongue down in the mouth while keeping the jaw properly aligned. This opens the airways and allows patients to sleep through the night without interruption. This is a non-invasive way to address obstructive sleep apnea for most of our patients who deal with the condition.

Who is a candidate for oral appliance therapy?

Every patient with obstructive sleep apnea can benefit from the use of an oral appliance. During a consultation appointment and evaluation, patients will have the opportunity to ask questions about treatment and decide if it is right for them.

Considering treatment for your obstructive sleep apnea?

The team of Washington Street Dentistry can help! Indianapolis, IN area patients are welcome to book an appointment and discuss options for treatment. Call (317) 333-6788 today or visit 10935 East Washington Street to schedule.

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Dr. Matthew Church

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A graduate from the University of Kentucky, Dr. M Church has an extensive amount of skill and expertise in the field of professional dentistry. With over 20 years of experience, he is a firm believer in providing his patients with the best possible care for their dental concerns. Whilst being educated and experienced in a multitude of dental services, Dr. Church is particularly proficient in the areas involving Invisalign, for which he is a certified provider, cosmetic dental services, and dental implants.

Dr. Church invests both time and resources in educating and maintaining his standard of quality in terms of his service. He undertook and graduated from the Misch International Implant Institute Surgical Program and maintains active membership with the American College of Oral Implantology. He is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

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