Did you know 20% of adults suffer from sleep-disordered breathing (and 90% go undiagnosed)? Obstructive sleep apnea can lead to headaches, acid reflux, jaw joint pain and depression & anxiety. It can also damage the oral cavity via nighttime teeth grinding, clenching and mouth breathing.
Sleep dentistry is a growing field and comprehensive dentists now understand how to treat symptoms and repair the damage to teeth caused by sleep apnea.
We explore how sleep-disordered breathing may be affecting you and share how you can promote oral health in the recent issue of CJN’s Smile! special section.
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