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Orthodontic Treatment For Your Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), is a disorder that pauses breath and causes shallow breathing during sleep. Throat muscles relax and the airway becomes blocked, which restricts the amount of air that reaches your lungs.

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Orthodontics and Sleep Apnea

Many people snore, but some people have sleep apnea (which is when a person stops breathing for short extended periods of time while sleeping). Sleep apnea can be a very dangerous condition that can be harmful to ones’ heart. Dental devices that are currently available are only effective for mild to moderate sleep apnea. Most […]

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