ACADEMY OF DENTAL SLEEP MEDICINE
web site for video, articles, take a sleep apnea self
to as the Epworth
Sleepiness Scale), and more information related to managing
sleep apnea with an FDA approved oral appliance.
SLEEP APNEA HEALTH
information from WebMD
covers everything from symptoms to treatment.
Many articles highlight the importance of treating sleep
apnea as well as sleep apnea’s
impact on heart disease,
diabetes, weight control, and fatigue to name a few.
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should not snore! If the airway is constricted because of
large adenoids/ tonsils
or if the child is a mouth breather,
it will impact the development of the jaw and sinuses,
not to mention influence behavior due to chronic fatigue.
Link to Mouth breathing:
effects on facial growth, health, academics, and behavior
(General Dentistry, 2009)
for more information.
with an Oral Appliance
The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine has
a number of resources to
learn more about managing sleep apnea
with an FDA approved oral appliance.