How can we help you?

Breathe Better. Sleep Better. Feel Better.

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I Need An Alternative To CPAP

Many sleep apnea patients have tried and given up on CPAP therapy. If you’re one of them, you’re not alone. We offer a variety of alternative treatments that can help you get the relief you need.

Snoring Is Affecting My Relationship

Snoring can be a major source of tension in a romantic relationship. If your partner’s snoring is keeping you awake, it can lead to feelings of resentment, frustration, and even anger. In some cases, it may even drive you to sleep in separate beds or rooms.

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I Need Dental Work

We believe that oral health is essential to overall well-being, and we are committed to providing you with the best possible care. From routine checkups and cleanings to more complex treatments, we are here to help you keep your smile healthy and beautiful.

4 Easy Steps to a

Restful Night’s Sleep

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1. Take the Sleep Apnea Risk Quiz

Click on the button below this timeline to complete a short online quiz to find out if you might be at risk for sleep apnea.

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2. Request a FREE Consultation

We will have a conversation, provide an evaluation and discuss your options with you. There is no cost, no pressure and no obligation.

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3. Take an At-Home Sleep Test

Be tested for sleep apnea in the comfort of your own bed and avoid the inconvenience of spending the night in a sleep testing lab.

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4. Start Treatment

If you're diagnosed with sleep apnea, we will work with you to customize a treatment plan to help you breathe better, sleep better and feel better.

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Oral Appliance Therapy

A Convenient Alternative to CPAP

These devices are custom fitted by dentists with special expertise and training in treating sleep apnea. They fit in the mouth, similar to a retainer or mouth guard. They open your airway by moving your lower jaw and tongue forward while you sleep. They are small, comfortable and effective.
Insurance / Payment Options

Most medical insurance plans cover oral appliance therapy for treating sleep apnea. Our experienced team will contact your medical insurance carrier on your behalf, gather information about your plan, and then help you understand your coverage. Should you choose to move forward with treatment, we will work with your insurance company to help you obtain the maximum insurance benefits possible.

For any out of pocket costs associated with your oral appliance therapy we offer flexible financing options including low or no interest payment plans. We will clearly explain all of your options and work with you to customize a payment plan that best fits your needs.

We are a Medicare provider.

Our practice offers more than just sleep apnea treatment. We are equipped to help you with all of your oral health needs, from general checkups to treatments for specific problems. We are committed to helping you keep your smile in great condition.

Meet the Doctors

Deborah A. Buzzard, DMD

With over 30 years of providing excellent, patient-centered comprehensive dentistry,Dr. Deborah Buzzard has expanded her practice to provide long-term solutions to her patients who live with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Dr. Buzzard has always believed in the importance of whole-body health and has dedicated the last several years to expand her knowledge of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the importance it plays in the overall health of her patients. She works closely with local sleep doctors to achieve optimal results and health for every patient. Dr. Buzzard is honored that her patients allow her to partner in their overall health and cannot wait to meet you.

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Austin M. Smith, DDS

Dr. Austin M. Smith graduated from the Indiana University School of Dentistry in 2022 and has a bachelor’s degree in Health and Disease from Purdue University. Prior to enrolling in dental school, Dr. Smith assisted Dr. Buzzard and Dr. McIntyre from 2016-2018. He is excited to work alongside his mentor with the compassion he learned from his paternal grandfather, who was also a dentist.

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