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Dental Sleep Medicine: A Solution to Sleep Apnea

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Dental Sleep Medicine: A Solution to Sleep Apnea The Emergence of Dental Sleep Medicine Dental sleep medicine is a growing specialty in dentistry that focuses on the treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders, such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Located in Huntington Beach, CA, Ford Dental Group is at the forefront of this specialized care, with Dr. Ford providing national lectures …

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Dental Sleep Medicine

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a major health issue that often goes undiagnosed and untreated. 24% of adult males and 9% of adult females in the United States would qualify as having OSA based on their Apnea-Hypopnea Index (AHI). Plus, a resounding 80-90 percent of adults remain undiagnosed according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.The research is starting to …