The Lexington dental practice implements the Sleep Group Solutions protocol to provide patients with premier dental services, now to include screening and treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
Lexington, KY According to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America, Kentucky now has the12th highest adult obesity rate in the nation. With the current adult obesity rate at 31.6 percent, up from 21.7 percent just a few years ago. With a direct connection between obesity and sleep apnea, lifestyle changes and a need for wellness solutions are at an all time high. The dental office of Dr. Cash and Dr. Yoder, in Lexington, KY are one of the few practices offering solutions to patients suffering with sleep apnea or CPAP intolerance.
Obesity, diabetes, and hypertension, all on the rise in Kentucky, are commonly present in many sleep apnea sufferers. The treatment of snoring and sleep apnea, through oral appliance therapy, is helping many of these patients to manage their sleep apnea, and lower the likelihood of associated comorbidities. “Cash and Yoder dentistry has always existed with the purpose of providing people with the highest quality oral health care.” says Dr. Yoder. “Due to the increasing problems that many people and their family members are facing with sleep apnea, we have began working along with board certified sleep physicians to treat this life threatening disease.” The dental office was trained in 2015 by Sleep Group Solutions to implement a sleep protocol based on science, ethics and medicine.
The simple treatment of sleep apnea is often covered by private insurance and always covered by medicare. If you or a loved has been diagnosed with sleep apnea or have any of the symptoms of sleep apnea, such as snoring, daytime sleepiness, or morning headaches, please call the office of Dr. Cash and Dr. Yoder at 859-269-5696, or find them online at yoderdentistry.com.