Sleep Troubles: How Your Dentist Can Help With Sleep Disorders

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Did You Know Your Dentist Can Help With Sleep Disorders? Need one more reason why visiting the dentist regularly is a good idea? Here you go: according to new research, your tongue and tonsils can provide important information about your sleep habits. This means that your dentist could be the first to catch a previously unnoticed, yet potentially dangerous, condition like sleep apnea. What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea? Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, occurs when the upper part of your airways becomes blocked. Breathing will stop and start throughout the night, depriving you of good sleep. In less severe cases, this leads […]

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