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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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Understanding Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Introduction Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the upper airway becomes partially or completely blocked during sleep, leading to interruptions in breathing and disrupted sleep patterns. One effective treatment option for obstructive sleep apnea is the use of a mandibular advancement device (MAD). At Ford Dental Group, we are proud …

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Dental Sleep Medicine

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

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Here Is What Will Happen If You Delay Treating Sleep Apnea

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Here Is What Will Happen If You Delay Treating Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea appears to be prevalent in overweight males aged 40 and above. It comes in different forms, but in all its forms, usually breathing stops and commences repeatedly during sleep. Obstructive sleep apnea, being the most common, occurs when muscles of the throat relax and collapse or fall …