Lavelle Family & Cosmetic Dentistry was founded in Prospect, KY., in 1979 by Dr. Paul Lavelle. Dr. Abby Lavelle Staffieri recently joined his practice, bringing with her a passion and emphasis in cosmetic dentistry.

Sleep Apnea Treatment

Prospect Kentucky Dentist

Sleep apnea is a serious condition that causes a person to stop breathing during sleep. In some cases, you may stop breathing hundreds of times in one sleep cycle. If you think you may have sleep apnea, contact our office for a consultation.

Sleep apnea may be caused by genetics, poor posture, allergies, enlarged tonsils, and other issues. Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common form of sleep apnea. This is caused by airways in the throat and mouth collapsing during sleep. If you have obstructive sleep apnea you or your partner may notice:

  • Extended pauses in breathing during sleep.
  • Loud snoring.
  • Restless sleep.
  • Serious daytime sleepiness.
  • Irritability or personality change.
  • Poor memory or concentration.
  • Headaches.
  • Weight gain.
  • Depression.

If left untreated, sleep apnea increases risks of:

  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Stroke
  • Obesity
  • Other serious health complications

If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, contact Lavelle Family & Cosmetic Dentistry for a consultation. We can provide you with effective treatment options to improve your sleep and your health.

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13104 W. US 42 Prospect, KY 40059

Located directly on US HWY 42 across from River Bluff neighborhood entrance and next to Goshen Animal Clinic.