Snoring is a condition that affects 45% of normal adults and can be a signal that something is wrong with your breathing during sleep.

Snoring is not only bothersome to others but can indicate a more serious health condition. Northwest ENT can help. We offer non-surgical as well as surgical treatment options for snoring at our five Atlanta area locations — BuckheadMariettaWoodstockCanton, and Cartersville.  

Do you or a loved one have a snoring concern?

Causes of Snoring

Snoring can be a sign of something serious like sleep apnea or it can be caused by a number of other factors, such as anatomy, weight, or alcohol use. 

Common causes of snoring:

Non-surgical Treatment Options for Snoring

In-office treatment options are performed under local anesthesia and include radiofrequency soft palate treatment and injection snoreplasty

  • Radiofrequency Soft Palate Treatment -- a procedure that uses plasma energy to stiffen portions of the soft palate. 
  • Injection Snoreplasty -- a procedure that involves injecting a “hardening agent” into the soft palate to reduce snoring. 

Surgical Treatment Options for Snoring

Sometimes a surgical procedure is needed to remedy snoring issues, including tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy and/or general nasal surgery. Surgical treatments are outpatient procedures, performed in an operating room under general anesthesia. 

  • Tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy -- removal of the tonsils and/or adenoids. 
    For more information, visit our Tonsils & Adenoids page.
  • Nasal Surgery -- includes septoplasty and polyp removal