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An Easy Fix to a Serious Sleep Condition Marietta, GA

An Easy Fix to a Serious Sleep Condition

Sleeping Issues Marietta GA

Sleep apnea is a common sleep condition that affects millions of Americans each year. Sufferers experience frequent episodes of breathing cessations, gasping for air and often snoring during the night. While this can make for a rocky night’s sleep, there are serious setbacks to your overall health if your sleep apnea goes untreated. What many patients don’t know, however, is that mild to moderate sleep apnea can be treated by a dentist and without the use of a bulky CPAP machine.

What is Sleep Apnea?

For those that have sleep apnea, the airway gets blocked during sleep. This causes you to briefly stop breathing and wake up gasping for air. According to, “people who have sleep apnea stop breathing for 10 to 30 seconds at a time while they are sleeping. These short stops in breathing can happen up to 400 times every night.”

What is at Stake?

Untreated sleep apnea is associated with consequences that affect your physical and emotional wellbeing. What happens in the night while you sleep rarely goes unpunished during the day. In the case of sleep apnea, your condition can lead to the following:

  • Daytime Fatigue/Poor Concentration
  • Memory Problems
  • Weakened Immune System
  • Depression
  • Adult Asthma
  • Heart Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Acid Reflux

A Dentist Who Treats It Best

Have you been diagnosed with sleep apnea but don’t want to wear a CPAP machine while you sleep? Consider oral appliance therapy from a trusted sleep apnea dentist. Dr. Paul Gilreath of Marietta is an accredited member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He works closely with many ENT and Pulmonology groups to ensure you get effective and safe relief from your sleep apnea. To further your convenience, we can create top quality dental appliances right in our office. Gilreath Family Dentistry is equipped with advanced digital technology that allows us to create digital impressions of teeth and then use 3D printing to create mouthguards, retainers, models and other dental appliances.

Call today to learn more about treating your sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy at Gilreath Family Dentistry!

Posted on behalf of Dr. Paul Gilreath IV, Gilreath Family Dentistry

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Our Client Reviews
Gilreath Family Dentistry

5.0 / 5.0

Based on 307 reviews


Dr. Gilreath is incredible with my kids. They love going to the dentist now! And this busy mom loves the warm neck wraps, the soft music and enjoying a latte while I relax!

Kenneth H.

Was lucky enough to find these guys when I got insurance that my old dentist did not take. Very professional and friendly staff! Office has the latest greatest technology as well. If you're looking for a new dentist, search no further!

Susie L.

Very personable and friendly, they took the time to go over my complex dental history and did not pressure me into anything. They gave their recommendations and priced out any options I had. Great group!

Camille Y.

Dr. Gilreath and his staff are top notch. I received the best cleaning I've ever had while watching my favorite show. The Doctor and his staff were all very polite, friendly, and courteous. They explained everything to me clearly and presented me with options in a gentle way that didn't make me feel pressured at all. It's obvious they really care about the wellbeing of their patients. The facility and equipment is really nice as well. I will definitely be back!

Juan R.

Always willing to work around my kids and my schedules. Today I had a long appointment. They started on time and always made sure I was comfortable and that the pain was managed so the procedure could’ve been completed without issues. Very courteous and professional staff.

Lucia B.

Awesome dental practice! The staff is friendly and efficient. Dr. Gilreath is thorough and versed in the latest technology and procedures. I love that he can make crowns in the office while you wait (so no walking around with a temporary crown for days or weeks). I would strongly recommend this dental practice!

Matthew W.

I've been going here for about a little over a year now. I've had a few cleanings, a filling, and started Invisiline so far. Hands down, the best run dental office I've ever been to. In the past at other dental offices I often had to wait 30 or more minutes beyond my appointment time before being seen. At Dr. Gilreath's office I've been seen on time every time. They seem to have systems in place to make every part of your visit run smoothly. From how they took x-rays, to billing and appointments, to the work done by the hygienist/dentist, everything seems to run like a well oiled machine. On top of that all the staff are all friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The office space itself is also quite nice. Very clean, well maintained, and seems very "up to date" with their equipment. If you're looking for a dentist and are anywhere in the northwest metro area I would highly recommend Dr. Gilreath.

Jhion R.

The staff is always so courteous and personable. They make us feel like family every time we have an appointment. Service is excellent, too. My wife recently went for a cleaning and Dr. Gilreath noticed a chip in one of her fillings. He knew we recently had another baby and that her time was very limited so he went ahead and did the filling right then and there, an extra thirty minutes tops. Dr. Gilreath is always looking at the big picture and really knows his stuff. We will never go anywhere else

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Gilreath Family Dentistry

200 White St NW
Marietta, GA 30060

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