Dr. Henninger was born and raised in middle Tennessee. He attended the University of South Carolina on a swimming scholarship and graduated with a degree in Biology and Chemistry. Dr. Henninger completed his dental degree at the Medical University of South Carolina and a General Practice Residency at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton.
He went on to serve in the United States Navy as a Dental Officer for three years aboard the USS Boxer and Naval Medical Center San Diego. Dr. Henninger currently maintains privileges and Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas, California.
He is an active member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the California Sleep Society. Dr. Henninger resides in Carlsbad, California and is married with two children.
There are a few risk factors that have been linked to the disorder, such as:
It’s important to remember that anyone can suffer from sleep apnea, from infants to centenarians -- overweight and slender. The disorder doesn’t discriminate.
What’s important is that you seek help if you’re experiencing symptoms related to sleep apnea to help mitigate the long-term consequences associated with the disorder.
Untreated sleep apnea can lead to several health consequences that may be avoided with treatment. Long-term health consequences that have been linked to sleep apnea include:
Being proactive about treatment may help reverse long-term health consequences. If you have symptoms related to sleep apnea, schedule a consultation with Dr. Henninger by calling (760) 940-2273.
During the consultation, Dr. Henninger will review your symptoms and examine your mouth and throat to see if you would benefit from a sleep study. If you have sleep apnea, we can begin treatment and start reversing the long-term damage caused by the disorder.
There are a variety of symptoms that may indicate that you or your loved one has sleep apnea. Common symptoms include:
If you or someone you know is experiencing symptoms related to sleep apnea, contact our Vista, CA office to schedule a consultation with Dr. Henninger by calling (760) 940-2273.
During the consultation, he’ll take note of your symptoms and examine your mouth and throat to determine if you would benefit from a sleep study. If you have sleep apnea, we can start treatment right away.
At West Coast Snore and Sleep Apnea Solutions, we specialize in treating patients who are suffering from interrupted sleep patterns due to snoring and sleep apnea.
Dr. Henninger may suggest one of many oral appliances that work by shifting your jaw to allow for the passage of air, while NightLase is a non-invasive laser treatment that tightens the tissues in your mouth to create more space for air to pass through.
In addition to oral appliance therapy and NightLase, we may suggest a few lifestyle changes to increase the effectiveness of the treatment and reverse long-term effects, including: