Get sound sleep, every night


Navigating Treatment for Sleep Disorders

We treat patients who can't tolerate CPAP or are unable to use it due to life constraints such as being in the military or traveling frequently. We create custom fit oral appliances for patients to use in treating their sleep apnea with a low profile device. The goal of this treatment is to regain a sense of normalcy, increasing their energy levels and improving their overall health.

Our oral appliances don't need access to power, are easily portable, and require very little maintenance.

Get Sound Sleep, Every Night

Sleep apnea is a condition that affects the quality of life for more than 22million Americans—and more than 80% of sufferers live with it undiagnosed. They wake up each day experiencing symptoms of chronic fatigue, irritability and pain. Over time, lack of restful sleep evolves into more serious health conditions, such as heart attacks, strokes, obesity, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Preventing these conditions starts with addressing obstructive sleep apnea.

While obstructive sleep apnea is traditionally treated with CPAP machines and invasive surgeries, here’s a less invasive alternative for those who can't tolerate the traditional approach to treatment. We use AADSM-approved oral appliances, specially modeled for each unique person, to introduce a minimally-invasive way of improving sleep quality. By offering an innovative alternative to CPAP machines, we can advance the health and wellbeing of individuals coping with sleep apnea.


Believe it or not, CPAP isn't your only option

Our goal is to manage sleep apnea and snoring for those who are CPAP intolerant or other patients deemed to be good candidates for oral appliance therapy. On this website, you will find information to better understand sleep apnea and snoring, along with treatments for these sleep-disrupting problems.

One of these treatments is the use of a custom made oral appliance. Dental management with oral appliances may be the solution you are looking for.

Simple Steps for Sound Sleep

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 50-70 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder. One of the most common sleep disorders is obstructive sleep apnea. It afflicts at least 25 million adults in the United States. Sleep apnea is a serious disease that can cause you to stop breathing up to hundreds of times per night for anywhere from a few seconds to more than a minute. Untreated sleep apnea can increase the risk for several other health problems, such as high blood pressure, stroke and diabetes.Today marks the beginning of Sleep Awareness Week. If you have trouble getting a good night’s sleep, or think you or a loved one may be suffering from sleep apnea, follow these simple steps to sleep more soundly:

  • Stick to a regular sleep schedule – Make an effort to go to bed when you are sleepy and wake up at the same time every morning, even on the weekends. This consistency helps keep your body’s clock on schedule. Do your best to avoid long naps during the day, especially in the afternoon. Daytime napping can make it harder for you to fall asleep at night.
  • Create the perfect sleep environment – For optimal sleep, your bedroom should be quiet, dark and cool. Turn off the TV and stay away from your smart phone, tablet, laptop or e-reader before bedtime. The bright light from electronic screens can keep you from being able to fall asleep.
  • Practice bedtime rituals – Develop a relaxing routine that lets your body know it’s time to wind down for the night. Whether you prefer to take a warm bath or spend time reading, these calming activities will allow your body to shift into sleep mode.
  • Consult a sleep physician – If you find that you’re still having trouble feeling rested in the morning, you could have sleep apnea. Make an appointment with a board-certified sleep physician at an accredited sleep center. We can refer you to a great sleep doctor in your area. If you are diagnosed with sleep apnea, your doctor will help you decide which treatment option is best for you.
  • Schedule a dentist appointment – We work in conjunction with sleep physicians to treat sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy. An oral appliance is an effective mouth guard-like device that supports your jaw in a forward position to help keep your airway open. Oral appliance therapy has a much higher compliance rate than continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy. Although CPAP is effective, many patients dislike the machine and mask. Patients often prefer an oral appliance because it is comfortable, quiet and convenient for travel. Call us today at (757) 929-7100 to schedule an appointment.
  • Healthy sleep habits can improve your quality of life. Following these simple steps can put you on the path to a better night’s sleep!

Suffolk Location

1301 Bridgeport Way Suite 109 Suffolk VA 23435

Phone: (757) 929-7100

Fax: (757) 929-7097


Virginia Beach Location

700 Independence Circle, Suite 3B Virginia Beach VA 23455

Phone: (757) 929-7100

Fax: (757) 929-7097


Phone: (757) 895-7244

Fax: (757) 929-7097


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Friday-Sunday: Closed

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