Snoring may seem like a benign, if annoying, feature of sleep. But it’s also a symptom of sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that can affect people of any age. If you’re known to snore loudly and suffer from fatigue during the day then it may be time to consult a sleep apnea dentist. At Knellinger Dental Excellence we serve patients in Palm Harbor and surrounding areas including Tarpon Springs, Dunedin and Ozona, FL. What Is Sleep Apnea? Those who suffer from sleep apnea stop breathing periodically throughout the night. These pauses in breathing can last anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes. Not only does this condition negatively affect the flow of oxygen to the brain, but it also impacts your ability to get a good night’s sleep. Symptoms of sleep apnea include: • Loud snoring • Chronic fatigue or drowsiness • Insomnia • Waking up with a headache • Waking up short of breath The Importance of Treatment Since sleep apnea disrupts normal sleeping patte ...