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3 Things Your Dentist Can Teach You About Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Things Your Dentist Can Teach You About Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a health condition that affects millions of people, yet there are so many people that do not even know they have it. Because it is often undiagnosed, many dentists have taken an interest in this condition, and this is why your dentist may ask you questions about your sleep habits at your next appointment. If your dentist suspects you may have this condition, he or she can help you understand the following three things about OSA. What OSA Is If the answers you give your dentist make him or her suspect that you might have OSA, the dentist is likely to explain to you what this condition is. The easiest way to explain OSA is that it is a condition that causes a person to stop breathing while he or she sleeps. This happens...

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