Sleep Apnea which is also known as OSA or obstructive sleep apnea will happen when the soft tissue in a person’s throat repeatedly collapses and blocks the airway during sleep.
Dr. Jeff Rubel, DDS has been effectively working with physicians to provide snoring treatments in Eastern Iowa for over 16 years. Snoring is typically the result of sleep apnea and the primary indicator that you may have OSA.
Treatments primarily consist of custom made oral appliances. These appliances will reposition the tongue and lower jaw. Bringing them forward during sleep to maintain an open airway.
Hawkeye Sleep Center has numerous high quality custom options for each individual circumstance. At HSC we will custom select, fabricate, fit and adjust your device to provide each patient the ability to breathe freely during sleep.
Dr. Rubel believes in the need to approach and serve each of his patients as individuals. Being a member of the American Dental Society and Academy of General Dentistry allows Dr. Rubel to remain at the cutting edge of the latest products and research and to provide the best treatment alternatives for his patients. It is his career goal to help each patient achieve a quality sleeping experience. Dr. Rubel believes that he and his team can meet his patient's needs in a consistent and personal manner that retail dental chains cannot match.