If you are suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) or suspect that you may be, did you know that your Crown Point Dentist has a solution that may allow you to say “NO” to CPAP? OSA is a life threatening condition that is frequently overlooked or under diagnosed. This condition leads to a lower quality of life, increased risk of systemic health problems, and can even take 10 years off of your life expectancy. As Dentists, we have the unique opportunity to screen for Sleep Apnea and an alternative treatment option to the “dreaded” CPAP.(more…)
February 9, 2019
September 29, 2017
Nearly 30 million people are dealing with obstructive sleep apnea in the United States, according to the American Academy of Sleep Sciences. That means a lot of us are going about our days chronically sleepy and irritable — and, according to a new study, that many people are at a higher risk of developing hypertension and diabetes. Young and middle-aged sufferers are at an increased risk.