In addition to lifestyle changes, such as good sleep hygiene, exercise and weight loss, there are three primary ways to treat snoring and sleep apnea. The most common way is with therapy delivered through a Continuous Positive Air Pressure machine. CPAP is usually applied through a tube to a mask that covers the nose. The air pressure that is generated splints the structures in the back of the throat, holding the airway open during sleep. Treatment can also be accomplished with surgery to the soft palate, uvula, and tongue to eliminate the tissue that collapses during sleep. More complex surgery can reposition the anatomic structure of your mouth and facial bones. Many of these procedures can be performed by an AADSM member trained as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
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Dr. Kamel has been recognized on the national level in the "Guide to America's Top Dentists" for the past 15 years and has been named a Top Dentist in the NJ Monthly Magazine for the past 7 years. In addition she has been named one of NJ Top Docs for her commitment and excellence in general Dentistry.
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