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If you think you might be a victim of sleep apnea, it’s time to find out for sure. The sooner you know, the sooner you can treat it and return to the healthy and functional life you deserve. Now, you can always schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Cameron Clark, or your primary care physician to find out if you’re a victim of sleep apnea. But to give you a good idea today, our dentist is happy to list the signs and symptoms of sleep apnea here:

-Snoring loudly (To the point you wake others in the house)

-Feeling tired after you get a full 7-9 hours of sleep

-Breathing interruptions throughout the night (This is typically identified by a partner in bed)

-Waking up abruptly throughout the night with shortness of breath

-Having a dry mouth or sore throat

-Headaches

-Insomnia (Difficulty staying asleep)

-Being extremely tired throughout the day

-Problems paying attention

-Moodiness

It’s very important to seek out a doctor when you experience very loud snoring, shortness of breath when you wake throughout the night, interruptions in your breathing during sleep, and excessive daytime sleepiness.

To learn more about sleep apnea in Kalispell, Montana, or to schedule an appointment at Northwest Center for Dentistry, please call our dental team today. All you need to do is dial (406) 752-4530 and we will be thrilled to help you.