Sleep Apnea Treatment

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Help Stop Snoring And Sleep Apnea With Our Help

If you or someone in your family snores loudly during naps or nighttime sleep, this is probably getting old. Snoring this loudly keeps other family members awake. Worse, it can interfere with the sleep of the person doing the snoring. And with how little time there is to get sleep thanks to our busy lives, using that time effectively is very important.

But snoringthis isn’t about teeth, so what can a dentist do? A lot, actually — if they have the right training and technology. Most dentists in the Rogue Valley area do not help patients with bad snoring or sleep apnea. But Dr. Vareldzis and his dental team are trained to help health issues involving the whole mouth. Since …show more content…

But people who suffer from sleep apnea get a little too relaxed. If the muscles in the back of the throat become over-relaxed, they don’t properly support the soft palate, tonsils, and side walls of the throat. These all start to sag, which closes off your windpipe. Your body thinks it’s suffocating, so you suddenly start gasping for air. But because your airway isn’t really blocked, you fix the problem so fast that you don’t fully wake up. If this were to happen a few times during the night, it’s usually no problem. But sleep apnea can cause this to happen 30 or more times each hour. That means you could be waking up at least 240 times in the standard eight hours of …show more content…

Vareldzis practiced dentistry in the Portland area. Yet his love for learning kept him in school, studying postdoctoral work in modern, advanced dentistry. This includes taking courses at the OBI Foundation for Bioesthetic Dentistry and the Dawson Academy. Because of this, Dr. Vareldzis is able to offer state-of-the-art techniques such as laser dentistry, CEREC same-day crowns, dental implants, and Invisalign aligners.

Despite all of these accomplishments, Dr. Vareldzis is most known for his kindness and personal attention. Unlike some dental offices, Dr. V takes the time to get to know you and learn about your concerns, goals, and plans for continued dental health. His biggest reward? Seeing how happy his patients are after the work is complete.

After working in Portland for 23 years, he fell in love with the Rogue Valley and decided to move here. He opened Hillcrest Family Dentistry in East Medford back in 2012. Currently, he is a member of the American Dental Association, the Oregon Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the International College of Oral Implantology, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Vareldzis is proud of his Greek-American heritage and credits it with keeping him focused on family and excellent, personal care. He is married to his wife, Debbie, who is also the office’s business

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