Sleep Disorders, Snoring, and Sleep Apnoea

Sleep Disorders, Snoring, and Sleep Apnoea Treatment at Albany Creek Dental: Enhancing Sleep Quality for Better Health

At Albany Creek Dental, we recognise that good sleep is foundational to overall health and well-being. Disrupted sleep, whether from snoring, sleep apnoea, or other sleep disorders, not only affects your quality of life but can also have serious health consequences. Our team is committed to identifying and treating sleep-related breathing issues, providing solutions that improve sleep quality and, by extension, overall health.


Understanding Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

Sleep-related breathing disorders, including snoring and sleep apnoea, occur when the airway is partially or completely obstructed during sleep. This obstruction can lead to:

Snoring: Caused by the vibration of soft tissue in the upper airway, snoring is often a sign of a more serious condition, such as sleep apnoea.
Sleep Apnoea: A more severe condition characterised by repeated pauses in breathing during sleep, leading to decreased oxygen levels and fragmented sleep.

Symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing can include daytime fatigue, morning headaches, teeth grinding (bruxism), irritability, weight gain, and difficulty concentrating.


Our Approach to Wisdom Tooth Removal

Evaluation: During your check-ups, we use digital X-rays to monitor the growth and position of your wisdom teeth. We assess potential issues and discuss the best course of action tailored to your specific needs.
Personalised Treatment Plan: If removal is necessary, we’ll provide you with a detailed treatment plan, including information on the procedure, anaesthesia options, and what to expect during recovery.
The Removal Procedure: Wisdom tooth removal can range from a simple extraction to a more complex surgical procedure, depending on the tooth’s position and development stage. We prioritise your comfort and safety, using effective anaesthesia and sedation techniques.
Aftercare and Recovery: Post-procedure care is crucial for a smooth recovery. We’ll guide you through the aftercare process, including pain management, dietary recommendations, and oral hygiene practices to prevent infection and promote healing.


How We Can Help

At Albany Creek Dental, we offer a range of services to address sleep-related breathing disorders:

Oral Appliance Therapy: We custom-design oral appliances that adjust the position of the jaw or tongue to keep the airway open during sleep. These devices are an effective treatment option for snoring and mild to moderate sleep apnoea.
Comprehensive Assessments: Our team conducts thorough evaluations to identify signs of sleep-disordered breathing. We may ask about your sleep habits, symptoms, and perform a physical examination of your airway.
Referral to Specialists: For more complex cases or when sleep apnoea is suspected, we can refer you to a Sleep ENT specialist for further evaluation and treatment, such as CPAP therapy or surgery.


The Benefits of Treatment

Addressing sleep-related breathing disorders can have profound benefits on your health and quality of life, including:

  • Improved sleep quality
  • Reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and diabetes
  • Decreased daytime fatigue and increased energy levels
  • Better mood and cognitive function

Take the First Step Towards Better Sleep

If you or a loved one are experiencing symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing, it’s important to seek professional advice. At Albany Creek Dental, we are here to help you understand your condition and explore treatment options that can lead to better sleep and better health.

Contact us today to schedule a consultation. Let us help you on your journey to improved sleep and overall wellness.










Oral Surgery



(07) 3325 2444

4/698 Albany Creek Rd,
Albany Creek 4035

Opening Hours

Mon – 8am-7.00pm 
Tues & Wed 8.00am – 5.30pm
Thurs – 9.00am – 7.00pm
Fri – 8.00am – 4.00pm
Sat – By appointment only