Tag - snoring

11
Jan

Snoring and Sleep Apnea-How can your dentist help?

Snoring and Sleep Apnea-How can your dentist help?   Snoring occurs when the muscles and soft tissues in the throat and mouth relax, shrinking the airway. The smaller airway increases the speed of required air, causing soft tissues to vibrate, resulting in a snoring sound. At certain levels of severity, the tongue and soft tissues can cause complete blockage of …