Sleep is important for every human. It helps them keep healthy. Often sleep problems and disorder may lead to poor quality sleep. Lack of sleep may, however, affect the overall health of human.
Some of the common sleep problems may include:
Many people breathe from mouth rather than the nose. This may cause a range of oral health problems. This is because teeth are exposed to air all night. This may create a risk of cavities and thus affect the overall health.
Clenching or grinding your teeth while you are sleeping is known as bruxism. This sleep disorder may cause issues of stress, snoring, fatigue, sleep apnea, jaw pain, headaches, and earaches.
Joint allows you to eat and speak but when patients face Temporomandibular joint Disorder, symptoms of the disorder can be felt. This may results in aching pain, locked jaw or clicking noise while opening your mouth or chewing issues.
Poor sleep can affect the overall health of a person. It may affect the quality of life and performance. Lack of sleep may further lead to chronic health problems like heart disease, cancer, obesity etc.
Dentist or orthodontist may help correct all oral sleep disorders. There are several sleep-related surgeries which can be performed to correct sleep apnea.
Sometimes nasal or throat obstruction, enlarged tonsils may lead to creating issues because of which patient start to breathe with mouth. Surgery can improve congenital disability so as to ensure proper breathing.
There available many surgeries which can also cure bruxism.
TMJ can be improved with some care but sometimes advanced surgery may be required. This surgical intervention may correct TMJ.
Orthodontic treatments can improve sleep problems as it can address all sleep disorder issues. There available so many treatments which can correct mouth breathing, sleep bruxism, Temporomandibular joint Disorder (TMD).