November 11, 2019

What is Sleep Apnea and How to Treat It?

Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep. Sleep apnea affects millions of Americans each year, making it difficult for them to sleep and leaving their lives at risk. Many sleep apnea treatment options involve the use of cumbersome appliances or awkward mouth guards, but with Radiofrequency Ablation Tongue Treatment, a cutting-edge sleep apnea treatment procedure offered by our sleep apnea experts at SmartNewYou, no extra products or uncomfortable appliances are needed.

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Nationwide, over 5,000 people have been treated with this procedure, which offers the following benefits:

  • Minimally invasive
  • Extremely convenient, only lasting about five minutes per session
  • Performed in our office
  • Covered by most major insurance plans, including Medicare
  • FDA approved

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What to Expect from Your Procedure

Radiofrequency ablation tongue treatment takes about 5 minutes per treatment, the typical protocol is a series of 5 treatments; one treatment a month for 5 months.

Your procedure will be performed in-office, with the use of local anesthesia to ensure that your experience is as comfortable as possible.

Your doctor will use a small, minimally-invasive instrument to send directed radiofrequency pulses to the base of your tongue.

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