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The Airway Focused Dentist Office in Dana Point, CA

The Airway Focused Dentist Office in Dana Point, CA Area
The Airway Focused Dentist Office in Dana Point, CA AreaYour breath is a central part of your overall health. Restricted airways can impact your ability to breathe, lowering your quality of life and affecting all the different systems of your body. Limitations in your breathing are easy to notice and respond to when awake but can be easily overlooked during sleep, leading to uncomfortable days and complicated health problems.

Research has revealed the strong connection between your jaw and your airway’s ability to function correctly and provide you with a consistent, responsive breath. Dr. Mark Cruz is a board-certified dentists offering airway-focused dental treatments at their office in Dana Point, CA. If you’re experiencing exhaustion, crankiness, grinding, soreness, or disrupted sleep, they’ll work with you to determine the underlying causes and help you get the treatment you need.

What to Expect from Airway Focused Dentistry

Your airway is essential for moving oxygen into and throughout the body. If it becomes restricted or limited, it can lead to severe issues. Dr. Cruz specializes in diagnosing airway problems and offer a wide range of treatments. First, they’ll attempt to approach treatment via any potential lifestyle changes that may benefit your airway. You’ll go over your medical history and sleeping routines, and they’ll identify any factors that may be contributing to airway issues.

If lifestyle changes aren’t possible or won’t help, your dentist may use oral appliances that can be worn during sleep. These are tailored to each patient’s mouth and gently move the jaw forward while holding the tongue in place, keeping your airway open during sleep. In more extreme cases, your dentist may prescribe a CPAP machine. These keep your airways open via air pressure flowing through a small mask worn during sleep. They are clinically proven to regulate your breath during sleep effectively. 

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Whatever your symptoms, Drs. Cruz can help diagnose the underlying causes and use their skills as airway-focused dentists to help you breathe easier. Their goal is to work with patients closely, understanding their symptoms so together, you can restore your breathing to a natural, reliable, and comfortable state.

To learn more about airway dentistry and how Dr. Cruz can help, contact them at their office in Dana Point, CA. Call (949) 661-1006 to make an appointment for a consultation or examination.

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Meet Dr. Mark Cruz

Dr. Mark Cruz Dr. Mark Cruz graduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 1986 and started his dental journey in Monarch Beach. He is a well-known lecturer internationally, and he was a part-time lecturer at UCLA. He gives individual attention to each patient while creating a friendly and enjoyable dental experience. He makes the patient a part of the dental procedure, educating them about the problem at hand.

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