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Suite 7, The Gap Village Shopping Centre, 1000 Waterworks Rd, The Gap, QLD 4061 | P: 07 3300 5355 | E: click here

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Bupa Dental The Gap

Suite 7, The Gap Village Shopping Centre, 1000 Waterworks Rd, The Gap, QLD 4061
P: 07 3300 5355
E: admin@thedentist.com.au

Hours
Monday:
8.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday:
8.00am - 5.30pm
Wednesday:
8.00am - 6.00pm
Thursday:
8.00am - 7.00pm
Friday:
8.00am - 4.00pm

ParkingFree undercover parking
Wheelchair AccessEasy access for wheel chairs

Do you or your partner snore?

70% of adults who regularly snore have Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. Obstructive Sleep Apnoea is link to heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure and premature death.

If you believe you may have Obstructive Sleep Apnoea please complete the short questionnaire.

StopBang Questionaire (From Sound Sleeper)

1. Do you or have you been told that you snore loudly? Yes No

2. During the day, do you feel tired or sleepy? Yes No

3. Have you been observed to stop breathing during sleep? Yes No

4. Do you have blood pressure? Yes No

5. Do you have a BMI more than 35 kg/m2 Yes No

6. Are you over 50 years or over (Date of birth) Yes No

7. Do you have a neck circumference 40com or more? Yes No

8. Are you male? Yes No

If you answer yes to three or more questions you may be at risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea.

Dentists have an important role in the screening and management of sleep disorders, including snoring and sleep apnoea.

Snoring

Snoring is a common complaint, affecting up to 45% of adults and is a sign of airway obstruction. Snoring can be a source of great frustration for people nearby and can disrupt the quality of sleep of the snorer, and others, leading to excessive daytime sleepiness.

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

Snoring can also be a sign of obstructive sleep apnoea which is a serious and potentially life-threatening condition linked to heart attack, hypertension, stroke, kidney disease and diabetes.

Don’t wait to seek help

Benefits of treating sleep apnoea can include, but are not limited to, waking up feeling refreshed, having an improved quality of life, greater concentration and energy levels, and reduced risk of heart disease. If you are concerned about possible snoring or sleep apnoea, please contact Rochedale Dental Group (Ph. 3341 4344) to find out how we can help you.

Dental Excellence - A Sound Sleeper Practice

Learn more about Sleep Apnoea

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